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Adam M Kopelan MD

Adam M. Kopelan, MD

  • Surgery-Bloodless | Surgery-General | Surgery-Minimally Invasive | Surgery-Robotic
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Languages Spoken English
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  • Bio

    Dr. Kopelan is the Chairman for the Dept. of Surgery and Director of Surgical Services at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

    Dr. Kopelan earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY. He received his postgraduate training in General Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals where he also was a Research Fellow in Immunology. His undergraduate degree is from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA.

    Board certified in General Surgery, Dr. Kopelan has published articles and presented on topics including Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery. His practice interests are in Advanced Minimally Invasive, Bariatric, and Endocrine Surgery utilizing laparoscopic, robotic and endoluminal techniques. Dr. Kopelan has a particular focus in resident and medical student education. In 2003 he was the recipient of the Robert Baker Golden Apple Teaching Award at the University of Chicago, and in 2005 he received the Golden Apple Teaching Award at Monmouth Medical Center. He is currently a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Society of Alimentary and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons.

  • Medical School

    NY University School of Medicine, NY, 1996


    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1997


    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2003


    UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson, NJ, 2003

    • Title:A Month for Gallbladder Cancer: A Case Report of Four Gallbladder Cancers Over a 30-Day Period at a Community Hospital
      Authors:Boyan, W. P., Klepner, S., Farr, M., Kopelan, A., Paragi, P., Clarke, K
    • Title:Programmed cell death signaling via cell-surface expression of a single-chain antibody transgene
      Authors:Kulkarni, S., Holman, P. O., Kopelan, A., van Seventer, G. A., van Seventer, J. M., Kranz, D. M., Woodle, E. S.
    • Title:Programmed cell death signaling via cell-surface expression of a single-chain antibody transgene
      Authors:Kulkarni S., P.O. Holman, A. Kopelan, G.A. van Seventer, J.M. van Seventer, D.M. Kranz, and E.S. Woodie
      Issue:69: 1200-1217
    Title:Corticosteroid withdrawal under tacrolimus primary and rescue therapy in renal transplanation: the Chicago experience
    Authors:Woodle E.S., J. Buell, C. Siegel, S. Kulkarni, A. Kopelan, H.P. Grewal
    Publisher:Transplantation Proceedings
    Issue:31 (Suppl 7A):84s-85s
    Title:An unexpected echocardiographic image in a patient with dyspnea
    Authors:Talya L., A. Kopelan, S. Aronson
    Publisher:Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
    Title:Radical Prostatectomy and Inguinal Herniorrhaphy
    Authors:Finley D.S., A. Kopelan, E.S. Woodle
    Publisher:Journal of Robotic Surgery
    Title:Tacrolimus therapy in renal transplantation
    Authors:S. Kulkarni, A. Kopelan, E.S. Woodle
    Publisher:Kidney Transplantation: Principles and Practice 5th Edition
    Issue:p. 251-261
    Description:Book Chapter
  • Insurance

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    • Multiplan
    • New Jersey Manufacturers
    • Oxford Health
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    • Railroad Medicare
    • Tricare
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare
    • WellCare