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Dr. Nizar Habal, MD

Surgical Oncology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Habal

Dr. Nizar Habal, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Greenville, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Columbia U-Human Nutrition in 1988 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.


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Dr. Habal accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Habal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Habal treats Breast Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Habal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Habal treats Breast Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Habal treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Habal treats Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Habal treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Habal's conditions and procedures:

  • All Lymphoma
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Urinary Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nizar Habal, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Greenville, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Columbia U-Human Nutrition in 1988 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

John Wayne Canc Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Ny Hosp/Cornell Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1994
Ny Hosp/Cornell Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1993
New York Medical College
Medical School
1988
Columbia U-Human Nutrition
Medical School
1998
1994
1993
1988

Awards

Dr. Habal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Habal

3.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
56.52173913043478%
(13)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
30.434782608695652%
(7)

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Dr. Habal is a very kind, caring, and compassionate physician. He performed my mastectomies and I can't say enough good things about him. Highly recommend!
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He is the most kind and compassionate and thorough surgeon I have ever met. I was happy to be his patient. Even though he thought the two cysts I had were benign I was persistent in wanting them out and withought hesiatation he and his staff got the ball rolling. The visit in his office was a little long but considering there are women there who are fighting a battle physically and emotionally every person can be considerate with the wait time. he tries take care w/each patient. I love dr Habal
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Excellent ! Long wait time but that is because he is the best in the area. As a breast cancer patient, I trusted him. He respects his patients views and surgical decisions in collaboration with his expertise. People come from hours away because he is well respected and has a depth of experience/
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My OB/GYN recommended Dr. Habal to me several years ago and I have been going to him yearly since then. He is kind, patient, knowledgeable and empathetic. He has successfully treated a couple of my friends for breast cancer. When you have an appointment, you need to be prepared to wait, but I don't mind. There's a good reason for this. He is a very much in demand physician and he takes his time with his patients. He will answer all your questions, which is more than most doctors do these days.
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1). Doesn't schedule appts. 2). At my last visit, I walked-out after waiting for over an hour. Today, I actually saw him, but spent OVER 2.5 hours waiting. Because I had not eaten anything since 7:00 AM (I had an earlier doctor's appointment that included another 2 hour wait on the same day). I asked if I could briefly leave the office and was told that if I left, I would be rescheduled to the "back of the line." 3). I've been much more impressed with the doctors in my "Nonmedical School-Town"
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Appears friendly enough but treats you like nothing more than just the next patient he needs to hurry in and out. Never bothered to read my chart which included very important details about my treatment. He then made a major misdiagnosis. Can't warn fellow patients enough to stay away from this man.
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Dr Habal and his staff are very friendly, helpful and always there for you if you need them
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