Get To Know Us
Our Team of Qualified Health Care Providers
John J. M. Bello, MD, FACS
Graduated from Cornell University in 1979. He earned his medical degree from Ross University and completed his surgical training at Saint Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. He was recruited by Dr. Felix Salerno to HSA in 1995 and is instrumental in leading the practice today. He is an active Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Bello was selected as an NJ Monthly Top Doctor in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Jeffrey H. Chen, MD, FACS
Dr. Chen graduated from Boston University College of Engineering and then obtained an MS in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he went on to complete his surgical residency. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Chen is also certified in Robotic assisted surgery.
Michael Allard, DO
Originally from California, Dr. Allard completed a BA in history from UC Santa Barbara. His interest changed to the medical field, and he graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS in microbiology. He received his Doctorate of Osteopathy from Andrew Taylor Still University, Mesa AZ campus, and he spent three years of medical school training on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. He moved to New Jersey and completed his general surgical residency at Rowan University prior to working at Hunterdon Surgical Associates.
Martin P. Alvarez, MD
Dr. Alvarez is a double board-certified general surgeon at Hunterdon Surgical Associates in Flemington, NJ. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University in 2004. Dr. Alvarez earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. His surgical training includes a general surgery internship at Temple University Hospital, a general surgery residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, where he was named Chief Resident, and a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Lehigh Valley Health Network. Dr. Alvarez is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Jaclyn Malat, DO
Dr. Jaclyn Malat is a Minimally Invasive General and Colorectal Surgeon. She believes in patient-centered care, emphasizing close communication and a team-based approach with all providers. She earned her undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College and graduated from medical school and General Surgery Residency from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She received special recognition from her program and Memorial Sloan Kettering during her oncologic rotations. Dr. Malat extended her training with a Robotics Fellowship focused on Colorectal Surgery at Florida Surgical Specialists. Her 10 years of training and specialization in minimally invasive robotic surgery allow her to
deliver exceptional care with state-of-the-art technology that improves patient outcomes and decreases recovery times. Dr. Malat is happy to return to her home state to provide care focusing on patient education, patient advocacy, and a holistic approach to health care.