Dr. Fillor Caushaj MD Surgeon

Dr. Fillor Caushaj is a surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Kern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Caushaj accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Kern Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Colon & Rectal, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Surgical oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Kern Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Lahey Clinic
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1984–1985

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1979–1984

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

New York University
Other Training, 1975

Higher University of Plovdiv
Other Training, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

WV State Medical License
Active through 2014

ME State Medical License
Active through 2014

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Badge of Honor, University of Bulgaria in Plovdiv
2003

Blue Key National Honor Society
1975

Carlos Finlay, MD, Award, Cuban Surgical Society
1995

Castle Connolly Guide: How to Find the Best Doctors: NY Metro
1999

Certificate of Appreciation, American Cancer Society
1987

Certificate of Appreciation, American Red Cross, Southwestern Pennsylvania
2007

Cum Laude, NYU
1975

Distinguished Honorary Citizen of Zihuatanejuo/Ixtapa, Municipio de Jose Azueto, Guerrero Mexico
2006

Distinguished Professor Award, Argentine Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (SACIL)
1996

Doctor of Medical Science, Honoris Causa, Higher University of Plovdiv
2005

Educator of the Year, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Campus of Temple University School of Medicine
2000

Educator of the Year, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Campus of Temple University School of Medicine
2004

Edward H. Storer Outstanding Educator, Yale University School of Medicine
1998

Faculty Teacher of the Year, Temple University School of Medicine
2001

Fellow, American College Gastronterology
1989

Fellow Royal Society of Medicine England
2010

Finalist, Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach” Award, ACGME
2006

Founders Day Award, NYU
1975

Frederick J. McCready, MD Teacher of the Year Award, Dept. of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
1991

Golden Apple Award
2009

Honorary Fellow, Argentine Surgical Society
2006

Honorary Member, Argentine Society of Coloproctology Misiones
2009

International Who's Who of Professionals
1999

John Gaisford Department of Surgery Award
2008

Marquis International Who’s Who
2011

Marquis Who’s Who
2013

Marquis Who’s Who in Healthcare
2012

Medal of Honor, Danish Surgical Society
2003

Medal of Honor, University of Bulgaria in Plovdiv
2003

New York State Regents Scholarship
1971

Outstanding Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School
1992

Outstanding Faculty Educator, Temple University
2003

Physician Recognition Award, AMA
1982

Physician Recognition Award, AMA
1985

Physician Recognition Award, AMA
1988

Physician Recognition Award, AMA
1991

Physician Recognition Award, AMA
1994

Poster of Distinction Award, SAGES/8th World congress
2002

President, Beta Lambda Sigma Biological Honors Society, NYU
1974

Public Health Service - Student Research Grant, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1978

Robert Austrian, MD Scholarship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1975

Sherborne Vernon Damerel Prize, NYU
1975

Sir Berkeley Moynihan Award, UMASS Surgical Residency
1996

Strathmore's Who's Who
1998

Teacher of the Year, Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health
1998

Teacher of the Year, Geisinger Medical Center, Dept of Surgery
2009

Teacher of the Year, West Penn Hospital General Surgery Residency
2008

Teacher of the Year/ General Surgery Kern UCLA Medical Center
2012

Teacher of Year Surgery, Greenbrier Valley Medical Center
2013

The Best Doctors in America - Northeast Region
1996

Top Doctor/ America’s Top Doctors/ Castle Connolly- Cancer Surgery
2010

Top Doctor/ Cancer Castle Connolly- Colon and Rectal Surgery
2009

Top Doctor/Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pittsburgh Magazine
2008

TOP DOCTOR in USA- Colon and Rectal Surgery, Castle Connolly
2008

Top Doctor/ NY Metro Area 13 Edition/ Castle Connolly- Colon and Rectal; Surgery
2010

Top Doctors
2012

Top Surgeons in America
2010

University Honors Scholar, NYU
1975

Who’s Who in America
2009

Who's Who in America - Medicine and Healthcare
1996

Who's Who in America - Medicine and Healthcare
1997

Who's Who in America - Outstanding Americans
1995

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2000

Who’s Who in the 21st Century
2001

Who’s Who of Professionals, International Who’s Who Historical Society
2006

Publications & Presentations

Harb W, Read TE, Akbari RP, McCormick JT, Caushaj PF

Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of the anal glands. Case report and review of the literature.
Hequera J, Zangari G, Gallardo H, Andujar J, Hayetian F, Urbandt J, Papasavas P, Caushaj PF

Fortunato RA, McCormick J, Caushaj PF

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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