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

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Professor of Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Gender

Male

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician

NPI

1548360530

Office Locations

Sheridan Pavilion - Three Cooper Plaza

Three Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103

856.342.2439

Mount Laurel - 501 Fellowship Road

501 Fellowship Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

856.642.2133

Voorhees - 6015 Main Street

6015 Main Street
(use 901 Centennial Boulevard for GPS)
Voorhees, NJ 08043

856.325.6565
Directions

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Two Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103

855.MDA.COOPER (855.632.2667)
Directions

Cooper Advanced Care Center

Three Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.342.2439

Cooper Digestive Health Institute at Mount Laurel

501 Fellowship Road
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

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