Dr. Karim ElSahwi, MD

Dr. Karim ElSahwi, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Karim ElSahwi, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Neptune, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore - Hope Tower

19 Davis Ave Fl 1

Neptune, NJ 07753
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. ElSahwi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. ElSahwi "Dr Karim ElSahwi is a Gynecologic Oncologist at Hackensack Meridian Health and a Staff Physician at 4 Hackensack Meridian Hospitals. He is Board Certified in Gynecologic Oncology and in Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds the position of Assistant Professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as well as Assistant Professor at The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University. Dr ElSahwi has received Fellowship Training in Gynecologic Oncology at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, as well as Fellowship Training in Pelvic Surgery at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA, having completed Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He has earned his Medical Degree from the prestigious University of Alexandria School of Medicine, Egypt; followed by residency training in general and pediatric surgery where he earned his Masters Degree in General Surgery with High Honors. Dr ElSahwi is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He serves on the educational committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, and serves as a reviewer for scientific journals and medical associations as well as advises pharmaceuticals. Dr. ElSahwi is the principal investigator of many clinical trials in gynecologic oncology at Hackensack Meridian Health; he is active in clinical research and has many publications in high impact peer reviewed medical journals as well as abstracts and video presentations at national and international scientific meetings. He is very active in resident education and has been the recipient of the distinguished award in resident education by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has a special interest in robotic surgery where he has performed around 800 such procedures including complex cancer operations and is a preceptor for robotic surgeons. Dr. ElSahwi also has a special interest and a experience in radical cytoreductive surgery for advanced gynecological cancers as well as in the use of targeted therapeutic new molecules and immunotherapy for the management of gynecologic cancers."
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2  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

26  Conditions Treated

46  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Alexandria
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jersey Shore University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Lahey Clin & Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Yale University Sch of Med Yale New Haven Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Elizabeth Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wichita Falls Family Practice
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Elizabeth's Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wichita Falls Family Practice
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. ElSahwi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Karim ElSahwi, MD
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Dr. Elsahwi was very rude and abrupt with me. He’s not thorough. He’s very condescending. He definitely has a God complex. Go somewhere else if your insurance allows. I was stuck in his office waiting room for over 2 hours for him to abruptly tell me that I needed to go to the surgery without even...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr Elsahwi since 2012 there is none better. He has been there for me and my family through my long journey of battling cancer. He is one of the best
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Absolutely NEVER.. The rudest human I have ever met. Being diagnosed with cancer, I waould have expected someone (especially a doctor) to be more caring....maybe even a little bit. When I asked what chemo I would be getting his reply was "the girl would takes care of that will tell you. She is out...Read More
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Doctor ElSahwi is a fantastic oncologist. I've been seeing him since the summer of 2014 when I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. He performed my radical hysterectomy, saw me through chemo and radiation, and now screens me to make sure the cancer hasn't returned. He's an excellent doctor and...Read More
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Dr. Elsahwi made me feel I was in the best of hands He is all about beating the cancer. I am blessed to be his patient. His office staff is very friendly and supportive.
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