Thomas Ahlborn, MD

Chair, Surgical Services Surgical Services General Surgery
VMG - General Surgery, Glen Rock
385 South Maple Avenue
Suite 202
Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 444-5757
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
Medical Education
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Undergraduate Education
Harvard University
What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Benign and malignant conditions of the breast; simple and complex groin and abdominal wall hernias; gallstones and acute and chronic inflammation of the gallbladder; ailments of the small and large bowel, including benign and malignant tumors, diverticulitis and bowel obstruction caused by adhesions and scar tissue; appendicitis; ailments of the skin and soft tissues, including melanoma, squamous and basal cell carcinomas; lipomas; sebaceous cysts; soft tissue tumors and infections.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Breast conservation surgery with sentinel lymph node sampling as well as mastectomy with or without immediate beast reconstruction for treatment of breast cancer.
Open repair of inguinal and abdominal wall hernias with mesh.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and lysis of adhesions.
Open bowel resection for treatment of tumors of the small or large intestine and for treatment of diverticulitis. Excision of skin and soft tissue malignancies and tumors under local anaesthesia with or without sedation.

“I can't say enough good things about Dr. Ahlborn. I have been under his care for several years. I have the utmost faith in him and respect for him. He's a great doctor and person!”
“I have never been to a care provider like Dr. Ahlborn. He is extremely understanding and makes you feel like he truly cares about you."
"Dr. Ahlborn is the greatest doctor. He demonstrates great compassion and concern for his patients, and has a great bedside manner."
"Congenial, personable and professional -  all the qualities you would hope to find in a doctor."