Dr. Francis R Spitz MD Surgeon

Dr. Francis Spitz is a surgeon in Camden, New Jersey and is affiliated with Cooper Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Cooper Health System who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Cooper Health System

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1994

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Phase I study of preoperative radiation therapy with concurrent infusional 5-fluorouracil and oxaliplatin followed by surgery and postoperative 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin for T3/T4 rectal adenocarcinoma: ECOG E1297.
Rosenthal, D.I., Catalano, P.J., Haller, D.G., Landry, J.C., Sigurdson, E.R., Spitz, F.R., Benson, A.B.

Postoperative mortality after esophagectomy for cancer: development of a preoperative risk prediction model.
Ra, J., Paulson, E.C., Kucharczuk, J., Armstrong, K., Wirtalla, C., Rapaport-Kelz, R., Kaiser, L.R., Spitz, F.R.

Time of day is associated with postoperative morbidity: an analysis of the national surgical quality improvement program data.
Kelz, R.R., Freeman, K.M., Hosokawa, P.W., Asch, D.A., Spitz, F.R., Moskowitz, M., Henderson, W.G., Mitchell, M.E., Itani, K.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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