Michael R. Tendler, M.D.

Michael R. Tendler, M.D. - Advanced Gastroenterology AssociatesMICHAEL R. TENDLER, M.D. is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist who has been in practice in Monmouth County for over 21 years.

He and his partners formed Advanced Gastroenterology Associates in 2009, to provide the best medical care for the community. A native of New Jersey, he graduated with honors from Muhlenberg college in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He returned to New Jersey to pursue his medical education at the University of medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (New Brunswick), where he received his doctorate of medicine. He then completed his internship in Internal Medicine at New York Universtiy (NYU), and then spent the next year doing research at Columbia University/College of Physicians and Surgeons. After at which time Dr. Tendler completed his medical residency at The New York Hospital/ Cornell Medical Center.

In 1992, Dr. Tendler entered private practice after completing his Gastroenterology fellowship at University Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Newark. He treats all aspects of gastroenterology (digestive diseases) and hepatology (liver diseases), such as colon cancer screening, heartburn/GERD, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Crohn’s disease and colitis, as well as expert experience in colonoscopy and upper endoscopy. Dr. Tendler is one of the most experienced physicians in Monmouth County at wireless capsule endoscopy.

From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Tendler held the distinguished position as the chief of the subsection of Gastroenterology at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold. He has been listed in Castle-Connolly’s compilation of top physicians for the past 5 years and has been included in the New York Metro Area Top Doctor’s roster for the past 12 years. He prides himself on delivering excellent quality medical care and is a strong advocate for colon cancer screening as a successful method for early detection of colon cancer. Dr. Tendler currently lives in Manalapan, N.J. with his wife and 2 college age children.

Awards & Accolades

From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Tendler held the distinguished position as the Section Chair of Gastroenterology, at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, N.J.

Dr. Tendler is consistently awarded Vitals, “Patients’ Choice Award’s”, as one of New Jersey’s favorite physicians.

For five years in a row, Dr. Tendler has received the Vitals, “Compassionate Doctor Award”, as one of America’s most compassionate doctors.

Dr. Tendler is included in the “New York Metro Area Top Doctors list”.

Spring 2013 – Dr. Tendler featured in Healthy Directions

January/February 2011 – Dr. Tendler featured in Healthy Directions

October 2010 – Dr. Tendler featured in Inside Jersey Magazine