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

About Me

U.S. News & World Report's "Top Doctors" rankings place Dr. Spitz in the top 10 percent of surgical oncologists nationwide for 2012

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 - 900 Centennial Boulevard, Building One

900 Centennial Boulevard
Building 1
Voorhees, NJ 08043

856.325.6565

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

900 Centennial Boulevard
Building 1
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: 856.325.6565
Fax: 856.325.6555

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.