Robert Eidus, MD

Family Medicine



Jersey City Downtown

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Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA


Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ


Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Hospital Affiliations:

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ


Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Family Physicians, Chair

New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians


New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, President’s Award

New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, Lifetime Achievement Award

Vista IPA, Stephen J. Fischl Humanitarian Award



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Dr. Robert Eidus Puts the Patient First, Every Time

“Building ongoing relationships with patients and families is as important to excellent health care as having medical expertise.”

When Dr. Robert Eidus was deciding which field of medicine he should practice, he chose family medicine because he knew he would value, above all else, his relationships with patients.

It is this commitment to the doctor-patient relationship that personifies the attentive and comprehensive medical care provided by Vanguard Medical Group, the regional medical practice Dr. Eidus founded in 2012 with other accomplished family practitioners.

As president of Vanguard, Dr. Eidus ensures that patients and their families are, and will remain, at the center of Vanguard’s entire practice. “My first statement to new patients is always: tell me about yourself,” he says. “I focus on the patient’s lifestyle and lifestyle changes, from sleep to exercise to smoking to how happy a person is. Since 80 percent of all illnesses are related to lifestyle, helping patients make healthier choices can often give them 10 to 15 extra years of healthy life.”

As Dr. Eidus recognizes, the evidence is undeniable that long-lasting doctor-patient relationships are associated with better health outcomes. Vanguard is innovative in its use of technology to assist effective communication with patients, but as Dr. Eidus points out, “The technology complements our practice and is not used in place of old-fashioned doctoring.” Under his guidance, Vanguard’s approach is to bring in a comprehensive team to effectively address patient problems.

Dr. Eidus is committed to lifelong learning. He is currently enrolled in a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine under the auspices of Andrew Weil, MD. “Traditional Western medicine doesn’t have all the solutions for many of my patients,” Dr. Eidus says.

Dr. Eidus has received numerous awards, accolades and appointments for his dedication and contributions to the field of family medicine, including serving as president of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and receiving the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Lifetime Achievement Award. He currently chairs the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Practice and Quality. In addition to serving as president of Vanguard, Dr. Eidus is the medical director of Vanguard’s Cranford and Jersey City offices.

When he’s not working, Dr. Eidus enjoys photography, playing golf and listening to jazz. To learn more about Dr. Eidus’s role as President of Vanguard, click here.

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Jul 12, 2017

always good experience

Jul 12, 2017

All was fine and done well

Jun 15, 2017

dr. Eidus reviewed my test results and was happy with my results

Jun 04, 2017

Would recommend, thanks!

May 11, 2017

We left satisfied and confident that we could get in touch with him at anytime. We felt Dr. Eidus cared!

Apr 27, 2017

Doctor Robert Eidus is extremely nice and very thorough.

Apr 25, 2017

Very good provider.

Apr 15, 2017

I had a great experience with Dr. Robert Eidus. Very friendly, super patient, took his time to get to know me. explained everything clearly. I have already started recommending him.

Apr 02, 2017

all interactions with medical staff were excellent.

Apr 01, 2017

I was very impressed and heartened by the level of expertise, knowledge and enlightened medical care philosophy

Mar 08, 2017

*Dr. Eidus addresses all of my questions with care and concern. A wonderful trait in a doctor.

Feb 28, 2017

*Dr. Eldus was/is always great w/Jerry.

Feb 21, 2017

Good experience.

Jan 26, 2017

the doctor was not helpful at all. i went for a few issues I have just bc of my work schedule its hard for me to make time to go to a doctor. He ignored my concerns that i had on the list. There were only 3 things that I put and he didint even mention them! What a waste of time and money!

Jan 10, 2017

*Dr. Eidus is so nice & knowledgeable he was very nice & helpful, provided good advice.

Nov 26, 2016

I always feel comfortable with Dr. Eidus and completely trust him as my physician.

Nov 22, 2016

Dr. Eidus has always treated me with kindness and respect and I feel like he knows me personally. I trust hime with my health.

Oct 30, 2016


Oct 27, 2016

Dr. Eidus has my confidence 100%. He has been my PCP for over 12 years. He is a wonderful doctor, with a kindness that is visible. I will, and have, referred friends to his practice. I now live about 40 miles away, but I do not want to leave the care of this doctor and his practice.

Oct 26, 2016

I have never had a doctor ask me, "How is your personal life going? Are you under any stress or having any life issues other than your physical health?" It showed me that he cared and that he understood the importance that life stress has on physical health.