Francis R Spitz, MD, FACS

Departments

Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Vice Chief, Department of Surgery
  • Head, Division of General Surgery
  • Deputy Director, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
  • Surgical Oncologist, General Surgeon

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Gender

Male

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician

NPI

1548360530

Office Locations

Cooper Advanced Care Center

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 403
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.342.2439

Cooper Digestive Health Institute at Mount Laurel

501 Fellowship Road
Suite 101
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856.642.2133
Fax: 856.642.2134

Cooper Surgical Care at Voorhees

6015 Main Street
(use 901 Centennial Boulevard for GPS)
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: 856.325.6565
Fax: 856.325.6555
Maps & Directions

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper - Camden

Two Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 855.MDA.COOPER (855.632.2667)
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
InternshipGeneral Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
ResidencyGeneral Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipSurgical Oncology - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Special Interests

Surgical oncology, gastrointestinal cancers including esophageal, pancreatic, gastric and hepatobiliary, primary and metastatic melanoma

Memberships

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • MD Anderson Associates
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Society of University Surgeons

Awards and Honors

  • South Jersey Magazine "Top Physicians for Women" - 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
  • "Best Doctors in America" - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • U.S. News & World Report "Top Doctors" - 2012
  • Inside Jersey Magazine "Top Doctors for Cancer Care" - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Inside Jersey Magazine "Top Docs" - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • South Jersey Magazine "Top Physicians" - 2011, 2013
  • New Jersey Monthly "Top Docs" - 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Philadelphia Magazine "Top Doctors" -2012, 2013

Editorial Positions

Editorial Board: Cancer Biology and Therapy

Ad hoc reviewer: Cancer Research

Ad hoc reviewer: Clinical Cancer Research

Ad hoc reviewer: Gastroenterology

Ad hoc reviewer: Human Gene Therapy

Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Clinical Investigation

Ad hoc reviewer: Laboratory Investigation

Ad hoc reviewer: Molecular Cancer Therapeutics

Publications

Dr. Spitz is well published in his field.