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Dr. Manpreet K Kohli, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ
 

Dr. Manpreet Kohli is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She graduated from Kasturba Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Kohli completed a residency program at Monmouth Medical Center. In her practice, Dr. Kohli focuses on breast surgery. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Community Hospital, and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Prophylactic Mastectomy, Breast Surgery, Breast-Conserving Surgery, Geriatric Health, Breast Cancer

Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
478 Brick Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Tarun Bhandari works as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Brick, NJ. He is affiliated with Community Hospital. He attended Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. Dr. Bhandari accepts the following insurance: QualCare and Medicare.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard; Suite 5a
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. Theodore Lygas is a physician who specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Lygas has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
459 Jack Martin Boulevard
Brick, NJ
 

Dr. John Pellegrino's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Pellegrino studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.
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