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    Vivek Maheshwari, MD, Section Chief of General Surgery

    As a surgical oncologist Dr. Maheshswari specializes in gastrointestinal cancers and offers unique expertise and research interest in heated peritoneal perfusion through his experiences at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center. He is board certified in General Surgery and will provide state-of-the-art surgical services to patients with GI cancers, endocrine tumors and melanomas.

    Prior to joining Cooperman Barnabas in 2006, Dr. Maheshwari was a full-time surgical oncology faculty member at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgery for the Alimentary Tract where he is involved with a variety of local and national cooperative trials.

    Dr. Maheshwari received his medical and Master of Surgery degrees from the University of Delhi in India and completed his general surgery residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. He went on to complete his Society of Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. He is actively involved in a variety of clinical research projects and has special interests in cutaneous oncology, endocrine tumors, tumor debulking and intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy.

    Clinical Interests

    Robotic Surgery Surgical Oncology

  • Medical School

    University of Delhi, New Delhi, India, 1993


    Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, NY, 1997


    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, 2002


    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Bankers Life and Casualty
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • Guardian Resources Inc.
    • Health Net
    • Health Network America Inc.
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Local 1199
    • Local 825 Welfare Fund
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Qualcare