Howard Ginsburg, MD, General Surgery, Hackensack, NJ, NYU Langone Hospitals


General Surgery Hackensack, NJ

Pediatric General Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, New York University School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Ginsburg

Dr. Howard Ginsburg is a general surgeon in Hackensack, NJ and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYU Langone Hospitals, NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue, and Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice 47 years. Dr. Ginsburg accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 139 doctors at NYU Langone Hospitals and one of 43 doctors at NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology, 1979 - 1980
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1977 - 1979
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineChief Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1977
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineResidency, General Surgery, 1972 - 1977
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 1972, M.D.
  • Brown UniversityA.B., 1964 - 1968

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1974 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Simple preoperative radiation safety interventions significantly lower radiation doses during central venous line placement in children  
    Choi BH, Yaya K, Prabhu V, Fefferman N, Mitchell B, Kuenzler KA, Ginsburg HB, Fisher J, Tomita S, J Pediatr Surg, 1/1/2018
  • Ultrasound has limited utility in the surgical management of geographically clustered pediatric MRSA infections  
    Ramaraj A, Lighter-Fisher J, Shopsin B, Stachel A, Rosenberg RE, Chopra A, Kuenzler K, Tomita SS, Ginsburg HB, Jason C, J Amer Col Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Double ileoileal intussusception following surgical reduction of ileocolic intussusception in an 8-month-old female  
    Jolley H, Gefen AM, Ginsburg H, Gold-von Simson G, J Pediatr, 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Inflammatory pseudotumor in the abdomen of a five year old girl. 
    New York, NY - 1/1/1994
  • Severe urethral valves-experience with 120 cases. 
    San Francisco, CA - 1/1/1980

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment