Aziz Merchant, MD, General Surgery, Newark, NJ, University Hospital


General Surgery Newark, NJ

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

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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
    Emory UniversityFellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2008
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2008 - 2009
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2007 - 2008
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2002 - 2006
  • 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