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Michael Latzko, MD

Michael Latzko, MD is a board-certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon.  He specializes in minimally-invasive surgical treatment of diseases of the colon, stomach, bile ducts, pancreas, and bowel.  He also specializes in laparoscopic hernia repair. Dr. Latzko earned his Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey.  He completed a fellowship in minimally-invasive and advanced GI surgery at the University of Florida where he went on to serve as an Assistant Professor of Surgery.  He has published articles in academic health journals and textbooks, and has also been a physician educator and trainer in a broad range of surgical areas.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  


  • Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of:
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Stomach cancer
    • Gastro-esophageal reflux
    • Esophageal disorders
    • Bile duct disorders
    • Gallbladder disease
  • Procedures:
    • Colon resection
    • Hernia repair
    • Abdominal wall reconstruction
    • Pancreatic surgery
    • Adrenal surgery
    • Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery
    • Spleen surgery
    • Small bowel surgery

Board Certification

  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery


  • General Surgery - Monmouth Medical Center

Languages Spoken

English, Tagalog