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Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

General Surgery*
4.8 (61)
Map Pin Small Newark, NJ
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD is a Surgeon in Newark, NJ. They specialize in General Surgery, has 24 years of experience. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with JFK University Medical Center. Dr. Merchant, completed a residency at Georgetown University Hospital|Georgetown University Hospital Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Merchant an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Merchant works at Rutgers Health General Surgery in Newark, NJ with other offices in Edison, NJ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Merchant's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Rutgers Health General Surgery
    140 Bergen St, Newark, NJ 07103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 972-2400
  2. 2
    Hackensack Meridian Medical Group
    225 May St Ste A, Edison, NJ 08837 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 346-5400
  3. 3
    Aziz Merchant, MD
    102 James St Ste 302, Edison, NJ 08820 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 346-5400
    Monday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4
    Doctor's Office Center
    90 Bergen St Ste 7100STE 7100, Newark, NJ 07103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 972-2400
    Monday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
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  • JFK University Medical Center

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Gallstones
Ileus
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Inguinal Hernia
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Acute Appendicitis
Acute Bowel Infarction
Acute Cholecystitis
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Ascites
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Bile Duct Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Appendicitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
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Dysphagia
Esophageal Diverticulum
Fournier's Gangrene
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Diverticulosis
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
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Osteosarcoma
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Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
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Abdominoplasty
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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colostomy
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoluminal Anti-Reflux Surgery
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagoscopy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastroenterology Procedures
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Gastroparesis Therapy
Gastrotomy
Heller Myotomy
Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal Biliary Stones Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Port Placements or Replacements
Re-Operative Surgery
Revision Surgery
Robotic Assisted Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Spinal Nerve Block
Stretta® Procedure
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.8
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    Based on 61 ratings
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    About Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati, Hindi and Urdu
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    NPI Number
    • 1053595637
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Emory University Advanced Endosurgery|Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Georgetown University Hospital|Georgetown University Hospital Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School

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