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Dr. Nipun Merchant, MD

Surgical Oncology*
4.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Miami, FL
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Nipun Merchant, MD

Dr. Nipun Merchant, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Miami, FL. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, Bethesda Hospital East and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Merchant, completed a residency at Reading Hospital Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Merchant an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Merchant works at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Pancreatic Cancer and Retroperitoneum Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    1475 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (305) 243-5302

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • Bethesda Hospital East
  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Pancreatic Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Peritoneal Cancer
Pheochromocytoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Cancer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypothalamus Cancer
Ileus
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Illeum Cancer
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Tumor
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Prostate Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tongue Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Urinary Tract Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Colectomy
Cystectomy
Cystotomy
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Lap Vaginal Hysterectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pyloromyotomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
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    Specialties*
    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174607279
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Reading Hospital Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Nipun Merchant, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Merchant is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Merchant works at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, FL. View the full address on Dr. Merchant’s profile.

    Dr. Merchant has seen patients for Pancreatic Cancer and Retroperitoneum Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Merchant on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Merchant. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Merchant.

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