Matthew Blaszka

Matthew Blaszka, MD

  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • Korean
  • Spanish

Related Practices

  • The Park Medical Group

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Adult Health

Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Health Screening
  • Hemorrhoid Ligation

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal Fissure
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gall Stones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • The Park Medical Group

    220 Livingston Street Suite 202 Northvale, NJ 07621

    Main: 201-768-9090
    Fax: 201-768-9009

  • The Park Medical Group

    1555 Center Avenue Fort Lee, NJ 07024

    Main: 201-510-0200
    Fax: 201-482-8198

  • The Park Medical Group

    274 County Road Tenafly, NJ 07670

    Main: 201-568-0493
    Fax: 201-568-0483

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)
  • AmeriHealth Administrator

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • CHN PPO

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Plan

Emblem Health

  • GHI PPO
  • GHI CBP
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional
  • Horizon PPO
  • Horizon HMO

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Total Care (DSNP)

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • Pomco
  • MultiPlan Worker’s Comp

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Garden State Network
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Metro

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • FEHB
  • GHI PPO
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • Humana
  • Inner Circle
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA
  • CHAMPVA

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • Medica
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

About

About Matthew Blaszka

Dr. Blaszka is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He specializes in viral hepatitis, ischemic bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. He received his MD from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He did his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, and practiced for a year as a hospitalist at Montefiore before completing a gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Blaszka is a member of The Park Medical Group. He has published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology and presented his research at numerous scientific meetings.

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School

Residency

Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Publications

Publications

  • Anatomic patterns, patient characteristics, and clinical outcomes in ischemic colitis: A study of 313 cases supported by histopathology. Brandt, L.J., Feuerstadt, P., Blaszka, M., American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2010. 105:2245-2252.
  • Patterns of involvement in 350 cases of biopsy-proven ischemic colitis. Blaszka, M., Brandt, L.J., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S180, 2008.
  • Segmental Colon Ischemia (SCI): All segments are not equal in terms of outcome. Feuerstadt, P., Blaszka, M., Brandt, L.J., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S172, 2009.
  • Acute esophageal necrosis: A common presentation for a rare endoscopic finding. Blaszka, M., Beyda, D.J., Feldstein, R., In: Supplement to the America Journal of Gastroenterology, S247, 2012.
  • Cervical metastasis of primary gastric diffuse large B cell lymphoma: A case report. Beyda, D.J., Blaszka, M., Grosman, I., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S276, 2012.
  • Metastatic esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in a patient with dysphagia: A case report. Beyda, D.J., Blaszka, M., Feldstein, R., Khan, G., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S238, 2012.
  • A rare case of malakoplakia presenting as a polypoid lesion. Gandhi, S., Blaszka, M., Feldstein, R., In: Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology, S485, 2012.