Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med College in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

90 Bergen St Ste 7100

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Devon Health
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
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Background Check

1 Board Action Found
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/16/2015)View details
No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merchant's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteosarcoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Osteosarcoma more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ewing's Sarcoma
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Merchant treats Brain Disorders more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Merchant treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Merchant's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Acute Appendicitis
Acute Cholecystitis
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Bile Duct Disorders
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Appendicitis
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagoscopy
Eye Cancer
Fournier's Gangrene
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gastroparesis Therapy
Head and Neck Cancer
Heartburn
Heller Myotomy
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Kidney Cancer
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maternal Anemia
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Obesity
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Pancytopenia
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Pleural Cancer
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Pulmonary Disease
Re-Operative Surgery
Retina Diseases
Retinoblastoma
Revision Surgery
Robotic Assisted Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Stomach Diseases
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

To care for every patient as if they are family

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2001
    Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Jefferson Med College
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1996
    University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • English

Dr. Merchant's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Merchant

4.8

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
87.03703703703704%
(47)
4 Stars
9.25925925925926%
(5)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
(1)
1 Star
1.8518518518518519%
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Dr. Merchant fixed my hernias through minimally invasive robotic surgery. He is friendly, caring and professional. He explained well what would be done, followed through with it and my recuperation was very fast with no complications. Thank you Dr. Merchant and the wonderful staff from Rutgers...Read More
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I was sick for months and when I went to Dr Merchant he knew exactly what my problem was. He sent me for a few tests just so he could see how he needed to proceed with my care. My surgery was preformed on July 11th of 2018 and as of today September 29th I have had no pain and am completely healed...Read More
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Excelent doctor, He is very professional, He remove my gallbladder .
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Dr. Aziz Merchant is very knowledgeable. Before surgery he explain what are the benefit of surgery and what are the risk. very politely he explain. very punctual in time. My mother had gallbladder surgery month ago, we were very worried but everything turn out very satisfy result.
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I love the staff there so friendly, sweet very happy pleasant people to be around I’m so in love with my surgery my post after surgery there so wonderful, thank u so much. Shantay walker
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Locations

New Jersey Medical School Department of Surgery

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Devon Health
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid of New Jersey
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Prime Health Services
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare