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Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel, Associate Director, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Director, Surgical Oncology, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York
Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Nissen Fundoplication for Reflux
Melanoma and Sentinal Node Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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American Board of Surgery, 1990, Recertification 1998 and 2006
Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Hershey, PA, 1983
Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1989
Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1989-1991
From the doctor
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD joined Beth Israel Medical Center and the Continuum Cancer Centers of New York in July 2007 from Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he served as Chief of Surgical Oncology. Previously at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center he practiced with distinction on the Gastric and Mixed Tumor service in the Department of Surgery. Board-certified in surgery and with special expertise in surgical oncology, he is known nationally and internationally for his expertise in the treatment of cancers of the stomach and esophago-gastric junction. A prominent academic surgical oncologist, Dr. Karpeh was Associate Professor at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Professor of Surgery 2003-2007 at Stony Brook University.
Dr. Karpeh received his medical doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and subsequently completed his general surgical residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He spent a year doing cancer research on at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after receiving fellowship training grant and later completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering before being asked to join the staff there and the surgical faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Karpeh has authored hundreds of peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, abstracts and guest lectureships and has held numerous research grants, including several from the National Institutes of Health. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the New York Cancer Society where he was President from 2010 to 2012, the New York Surgical Society where he is Vice President, the International Gastric Cancer Association, the American Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Karpeh has over 25 years of experience as a Surgical Oncologist. He works closely with the interdisciplinary team of radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologist to provide the best individualized treatment plan for each patient.
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Dr. Karpeh is frequently named to the list of top doctors, and most recently appeared in the Castle Connolly 2011 edition of “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area,” “America’s Top Doctors” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.”
Dr. Karpeh is among New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" as listed in the June 2011 edition of the magazine. The New York Magazine is excerpted from Castle Connolly's annual guidebook, "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area."
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