Our Doctors

No matter what your weight loss goals are, we are here to help you.

Dr. Michael Nusbaum

dr michael nusbaum
Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Expert, Anti-Aging and Longevity Expert
Hospital Privileges
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Board Certifications
NJ Top Doc 11 Years in a row
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Awards, Honors & Recognitions
  • ACS Fellow
  • Top Doc
  • Top 10 Surgeons in NJ

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Dr. Michael Nusbaum is a world-renowned weight loss expert who has been in practice helping weight loss patients in New Jersey for over 25 years. His practices have successfully treated over 6,000 patients who have lost over 500,000 lbs. Dr. Michael Nusbaum is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow and member of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  Dr. Nusbaum is a leading authority in weight loss and bariatric surgery and has been recognized as a New Jersey Top Doc every year since 2007.

In 1998, Dr. Nusbaum established Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program, performing the first laparoscopic gastric bypass and banding procedures there. He served as the cheif of bariatric surgery from 1998 until 2009. He also served as the bariatric section chief for the department of surgery at Morristown Medical Center and surgical director at the Metabolic Medicine and Weight Control Center there from 2008 until 2019.  Dr. Nusbaum has also coauthored definitive textbooks in the field of bariatric surgery. He has appeared as a weight control and obesity expert on NBC’s Today Show and elsewhere in the media.

Nusbaum Medical Centers of New Jersey has 5 offices in northern New Jersey. Our offices provide treatment with minimized risks and successful outcomes thanks to advanced technology and a highly trained staff. Our patients have achieved life-changing and long-lasting results with our weight loss solutions and we look forward to helping you too.

Dr. Annette Nusbaum

Annette O. Nusbaum, MD FACR, is a world-renowned and internationally recognized board-certified Neuroradiologist with more than twenty years of experience with Lasers and advanced technologies. She has worked for NYU Langone Medical center for the past 20 years and brings a wealth of experience to Nusbaum Medical Centers and LUXX MedSpa. Her focus is the body and facial skin rejuvenation using the world’s most advanced non-invasive modalities. As a Neuroradiologist, her knowledge of head, neck, and facial anatomy is unparalleled, thus giving her a significant advantage over most physicians in treating patients. She specializes in BBL HERO, HALO Laser, Micro-needling, PRP, PRPFM, Botox, Dysport, and Fillers. We are proud to have such a distinguished physician be part of the practice.

Dr. Daria Klachko-Totten

Dr. Daria Klachko-Totten is a board-certified OB/GYN with over 20 years of clinical experience. Over the years, Dr. Klachko-Totten has provided gynecological care to women of all ages and has delivered thousands of New Jersey babies! She has received multiple awards including NJ Top Doctor (New Jersey Monthly Magazine) and Compassionate Care Award. During the last few years of practice, she focused on gynecological care and developed a keen interest in the menopausal transition. During her current role as a National Medical Director at Optum Health, she has been providing multiple seminars on the Menopause Transition to large client groups. Dr. Klachko-Totten is looking forward to providing consultative care to those women who are struggling with hormonal-related symptoms and hoping to help guide them through these sometimes very rocky transitions.

Dr. Richard Peck

Dr. Peck is a top plastic surgeon and cosmetic provider in New Jersey, offering the most advanced procedures and treatments for the face, breasts, and body—including liposuction, blepharoplasty, facelift, breast augmentation, and more. With an impressive breadth of surgical training from internationally renowned aesthetic surgeons, Dr. Peck provides cosmetic enhancement of the highest caliber. He brings his world-class experience to Northern New Jersey with the goal of enhancing patients’ confidence and quality of life.

Dr. Peck and our skilled team pride ourselves on complete patient satisfaction—from the first time you walk through our door to the moment you leave our office. We look forward to providing top-notch cosmetic services to help you achieve your goals.


Dr. Nusbaum has over 250 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5-star reviews from his patients!


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