Muhammad Feteiha, MD, FACS

Muhammad Feteiha, MD, FACS

Dr. Muhammad Feteiha is a leading bariatric and general surgeon in New Jersey. Since 2001, Dr. Feteiha has pioneered Minimally Invasive Surgery, not only at Advanced Surgical Associates, but for the region. He was among the first to perform advanced minimally invasive colon surgery, hernia surgery, and weight loss surgery.  In 2003, Dr. Feteiha, started the Bariatric Surgery Program at Overlook and achieved Overlook’s First Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery accreditation. Currently Dr. Feteiha is the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Chairman of the Surgical Care Review Committee, a Medical Staff Officer, and actively involved in Surgical Resident and Medical Student education at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ.

“Our goal is to treat every patient as a family member.”  Dr. Feteiha, an avid triathlete, continually encourages his patients to maintain a healthy lifestyle be eating right and being physically active. Dr. Feteiha leads by example as he recently completed a full Ironman Triathlon.

Board Certification

Dr. Feteiha is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery.


  • Undergraduate: Lehigh University
  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico
  • Fellowships: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University

Areas of Concentration:

Dr. Feteiha has expertise in both general and minimally invasive weight loss surgery techniques including:

Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity:

Laparoscopic Surgery:


  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Candidate; American College of Surgeons (Aug. 1999 – Oct. 2004)

Hospital / Surgery Center Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center, Summit, New Jersey
  • Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Short Hills Surgery Center, Short Hills, New Jersey

Research & Publications

  • Temes, R. T., Feteiha, M., Mapel, D., Crowell, R., Ketai, L., & Wernly, J. (1999). Esophageal rupture after regional anesthesia: Report of two cases. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 28(4), 360-363. DOI: 10.1097/00004836-199906000-00018
  • Dr. Feteiha is currently an investigator in a clinical trial evaluating bariatric surgery – gastric sleeve and gastric bypass – for lower BMI (30-35) patients

Awards & Recognition

  • Named as one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors NY Metro Are for several years
  • Ten-time New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor 2007 & 2009-2017
  • Atlantic Health Physician Excellence Award Recipient

Insurance Participation

In Network Participation:

  • Aetna
  • Medicare
  • Atlantic Health Employees Plan

Out of Network Participation:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford
  • United Health Care
  • Cigna
  • Qualcare

No Participation with:

  • Medicaid
  • Managed Medicaid Plans

Learn more about insurance: Insurance Participation and Transparency & Insurance Glossary

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Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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