Dr. David August, MD

Dr. David August, MD

Surgical Oncology •  Male • Age 65

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. David August, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr. August has more experience with Gastrointestinal Oncology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. August to book an appointment.


Locations

Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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(732) 820-3214
Rutgers - Cancer Institute of New Jersey195 Little Albany St New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Dr. August accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Practice Areas

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. August treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 98% of their peers

Dr. August treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Stomach Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. August treats Stomach Cancer more than 95% of their peers

Dr. August treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Colorectal Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. August treats Colorectal Cancer more than 72% of their peers

Dr. August treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. August's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparotomy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mastectomy
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David August is a surgical oncologist with expertise in cancers of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, colorectum, and retroperitoneum.  He has also pursued clinical and research interests in nutrition and cancer prevention, and the ...Read more

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Natl Canc Inst
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

New Brunswick, NJ

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average