Rocco Tutela, M.D.

Rocco Tutela, M.D.

Dr. Tutela is a Board-Certified General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon. Over the past several years he has focused his career toward serving his community alongside his peers at, Highland Park Surgical Associates. He is on staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and St. Peter’s University Hospital. With these affiliations he is able to offer the most innovative technologies while providing the most suitable environment to each of his patients.

Dr. Tutela has won national Scientific and peer awards for excellence. While caring for our society’s most ill patient’s as a Surgical Critical Care Fellow he built his foundation on treating our increasingly aging and ailing population. He is also a well published and adept Geriatric Surgeon. He takes a comprehensive approach to each of his patients and tailor’s his care to suit their needs.

His expertise in hernia treatment includes: Laparoscopic and Open Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic and Open Management of Routine. Recurrent and Complex Umbilical, Ventral and Incisional Hernias. He is also one of a select group of surgeons in the country who performs Endoscopic Separation of Components with Sublay Reinforcement for the most complex abdominal wall defects.

As a third generation surgeon in his family, he is steeped in the tradition of serving his community with compassion and skill.

positions: Surgeon
Specializing: Acute Care Surgery, Advanced Hernia, Gall Bladder Disease, Reflux
Affiliations: St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ