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Aziz Merchant, MD, General Surgery, Edison, NJ, Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center


General Surgery Edison, NJ

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Surgeon at JFK Hackensack Meridian Medical Center, Edison NJ

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  • My current practice is in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Anti-Reflux Surgery, Achalasia, Surgical Treatment of Dysphagia, Hiatal Hernia, Diseases of the Intestine/Colon, and Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, and Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. I hope to establish a MIS fellowship training program in the future. My research focus is health disparities in surgery, patient safety. and surgical simulation

Education & Training

  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineFellowship, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital
    MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington HospitalResidency, Surgery, 2000 - 2008
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson UniversityClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • Manipulation Of Prenatal Stem Cell Transplant BiologyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development2004

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Gujarati

Hospital Affiliations