Dr. Martin Karpeh Jr, MD

Dr. Martin Karpeh Jr, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Martin Karpeh Jr, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in surgical oncology, musculoskeletal oncology, and more.

Hackensack University Medical Center

20 Prospect Ave Ste 406

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Karpeh Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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4  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements

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.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mosby Scholarship Book Award for Scholastic May Excellence,
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award,
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career Development,
Media & Publications
  • ABC News Now,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karpeh Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karpeh Jr to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Karpeh Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had stage one melanoma skin cancer. This was my first experience with anything like this. Dr. Karpah and his entire staff was amazing. He is patient, explains everything and through his staff gets back to you very quickly. He is so knowledgeable, easy spoken and gets you through the ordeal very...more
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Dr. Karpeh was my surgeon for colon cancer. He is the best surgeon I have ever had. He was very patient when I asked questions; he's very personable; and he really cares about his patients. I definitely highly recommend him!!! And his staff is great, especially Paula & the lady who takes your blood...more
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I had end stage Achalasia back in 2010. Dr. Karpeh performed an esophagectomy on me and after 5 and 1/2 years and a laundry list of post surgery complications I'm able to eat without incident and I've gained back 40 pounds of the 80 I lost. Dr. Karpeh saved my life.
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