Meet Dr. Pozzessere, MD, FACS
Advanced Gastrointestinal and Robotic Surgery
Dr. Anthony Pozzessere received his Doctor of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He received his training in general surgery at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. During residency, Dr. Pozzessere received the top score on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination 3 out of 5 years at his program. He was chosen by his fellow residents to receive the Resident Teaching Award as a chief resident and was honored by the ICU nursing staff in two consecutive years as the top surgical resident. In addition to his surgical duties, Dr. Pozzessere volunteered as clinician staff for Doctors Without Walls, Santa Barbara’s street clinic caring for its homeless and underserved population.
After residency, Dr. Pozzessere completed fellowship training in Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ.
In fellowship, he gained extensive training in laparoscopy and robotic surgery, treating benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts, and intestines, as well as repair and reconstruction of abdominal wall and inguinal hernias. In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Pozzessere has remained committed to educating young surgeons, currently serving as the Assistant Program Director for the Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship at The Valley Hospital.
Dr. Pozzessere performs surgery at The Valley Hospital and Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical Center. He is a Board Certified General Surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.