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As a general surgeon in Newark, Dr. Aziz Merchant performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.

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University Physician Associates  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Aziz M. Merchant is accepting new patients at this office.


90 Bergen St Ste 7100, Newark, NJ 07103

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties General Surgery & Bariatric Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Group Practice Center for Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • University Hospital
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • Humana

About Dr. Merchant
Dr. Merchant


I am a specialty-trained minimally invasive surgeon with an interest in advanced laparoscopic procedures and surgery through small incisions.  I perform surgery on hernias, heartburn/reflux, swallowing difficulties, adrenal and spleen, and colon/rectum and small intestine.


Special Interests  

  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Colon
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Stomach and Esophagus

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC
    Residency in General Surgery • 2000 - 2008


  • Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
    Fellowship in Research Fellowship • 2002 - 2005

  • Emory UniversityAtlanta, Georgia
    Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics • 2008 - 2009

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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