Michael J. Straker, MD, FACOG is a 1995 graduate of The Johns Hopkins University where he earned his B.A. in Biology. He earned his medical degree in 1999 at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York, where he received honors in several clinical rotations and served as a Teaching Assistant in Anatomy. He completed his Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, where he was the recipient of the Resident Teaching Award as a Chief Resident. He has maintained admitting privileges at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ, and St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston since graduating residency in 2003 and he has been serving as the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics
& Gynecology at Clara Maass since 2009. He has been practicing at 181 Franklin Avenue since March 2005 and in April of 2006 Dr. Straker purchased Dr. Groder´s practice and started Bestcare OB/GYN.
Dr. Straker is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the National Medical Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (F.A.C.O.G.). He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Neighborhood Health Services Corporation (formerly the Plainfield Health Center) in Plainfield, New Jersey.
Dr. Straker believes in staying active within the community. Among other volunteer efforts, he has participated as a mentor within the New York City public school system and is an active member of the Montclair Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. …