General Surgery

Michael Tarlowe, MD, FACS

Dr. Michael Tarlowe was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Rutgers College and received a Bachelors of Arts degree with honors in Biology with a minor in History. Dr. Tarlowe started his medical training at New Jersey Medical School in Newark where he earned his Medical Degree in 1999. He remained in Newark at UMDNJ – University Hospital where he completed his general surgery residency in 2005. During this time, he participated in a year-long research fellowship resulting in multiple publications and presentations at national and international meetings. In 2004, Dr. Tarlowe was selected as General Surgery Resident of the Year and was also voted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Tarlowe then decided to pursue a career in Colon and Rectal Surgery. He was accepted into the fellowship program at North Shore-LIJ Health System based in Great Neck, NY where he received extensive training under the tutelage of Dr. John Procaccino, a prominent leader in the treatment of colon and rectal diseases. Dr. Tarlowe is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS) as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).