Matthew Blaszka, MD

Matthew Blaszka, MD

  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • Korean
  • Spanish

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Adult Health


  • Anoscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
  • 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 &


  • The Park Medical Group

    1555 Center Avenue Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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

    9:00 AM
    12:00 PM
  • The Park Medical Group

    1 North Washington Ave 2nd Floor Bergenfield, NJ 07621

    Main: 201-374-9201
    Fax: 201-608-2453

    8:00 AM
    4:00 PM
  • The Park Medical Group

    220 Livingston Street Suite 202 Northvale, NJ 07647

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

    2:00 PM
    5:00 PM
  • The Park Medical Group

    24 Elm Street Harrington Park, NJ 07640

    Main: 201-784-0123
    Fax: 201-784-0065

    9:00 AM
    12:00 PM

    Dr. Blaszka sees patients in Harrington Park twice a month on Monday mornings.
  • The Park Medical Group

    274 County Road Tenafly, NJ 07670

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

    2:00 PM
    5:00 PM



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 Assure Premier Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Consumer Health Network (CHN)



  • CoreSource


  • CCN

Devon Health Plan

  • Devon Health Plan


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicaid
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

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

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


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


  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


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.

Honors & Awards

2019 Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2019: NJ Top Docs

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School


Montefiore Medical Center


SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)



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.