Angela Jack Glasnapp, MD, FACS

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A board certified general surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Angela Jack Glasnapp is Director of Bariatric Surgery at CarePoint Christ Hospital in Jersey City, New Jersey. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and then completed her surgical residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City. After residency, Dr. Glasnapp completed a one-year fellowship in advanced minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.

Dr. Glasnapp performs a wide variety of laparoscopic bariatric procedures, including gastric bypass, gastric adjustable banding, sleeve gastrectomy, single-incision and robotic-assisted bariatric surgery. In addition, she performs minimally invasive esophageal, diaphragmatic and hernia repair surgeries.

Dr. Glasnapp is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, American Medical Association and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Academic

  • State University of New York
    Albany, New York
    Bachelor of Science in Biology
    Cum Laude
  • Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
    Philadelphia, PA
    Masters of Science in Biology
  • New York Medical College
    Valhalla, New York
    Doctor of Medicine

Postdoctoral Training & Surgical Residency

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital
    Department of Surgery
    New York, New York
    Surgical Resident
    Chief Resident

Surgical Fellowship

  • Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Westchester Medical Center
    Valhalla, New York
    Laparoscopic & Bariatric Fellowship

Bariatric Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Revision of Failed Bariatric Surgery
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Adrenalectomy (removal of adrenal gland)
  • Appendectomy (removal of the appendix)
  • Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection (for colon cancer, diverticulitis or polyps)
  • Hernia Repair (inguinal & ventral)
  • Nissen Fundoplication (treatment of acid reflux)
  • Heller Myotomy (treatment of achalasia)
  • Splenectomy (removal of spleen)
  • Overlook Medical Center
    99 Beauvoir Avenue
    Summit, NJ 07902
  • RWJ Medical Center, Somerset Campus
    110 Rehill Ave.
    Somerville, NJ 08876
  • Christ Hospital
    176 Palisade Ave.
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
  • JFK Medical Center
    65 James Street
    Edison, NJ 08820
  • De Csepel J, Jack A, El-Sabrout R, Butt K. Overcoming Diabetic Gastroparesis En Route to Kidney Transplant. Clin Transplant. 2006;20:258-260.
  • Jack A, Boyes C, Alam K, Wallack M. The Treatment of Melanoma with an Emphasis on Immunotherapeutic Strategies. Surg Oncol. 2006; Jul; 15(1):13-24.
  • Aydin N, Jack A, Boyes C, Deenadayalan S, Alam K, Allen J, Torres B, Llames L and Wallack M. Expression of Melanoma-Associated Antigens in Human Dendritic Cells Pulsed with an Interleukin-2-Gene Encoded Vaccinia Melanoma Oncolysate (rIL-2VMO). Cancer Biol Ther. 2006; Dec; 5(12) 1654-7.
  • Jack AM, Aydin N, Montenegro G, Alam K, Wallack M. A Novel Dendritic Cell-Based Cancer Vaccine Produces Promising Results in a Syngenic CC-36 Murine Colon Adenocarcinoma Model. J Surg Res. 2007; May 15; 139(2):164-9.
  • AD Kalani, A Jack, G Montenegro, J Degliuomini, MK Wallack. Immunotherapy as an Adjuvant Therapy in the Management of Advanced, Surgically Resected, Melanoma. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2008; 143: 59-70.
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)