Director of the Patricia Burton High Risk Colorectal Cancer Program
Monmouth Medical Center
Michael L. Arvanitis, M.D., FACS, received his medical degree
from Hahnemann Medical University, Philadelphia. He completed
his residency in general surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital,
New York City, and completed a fellowship in colon and rectal
surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
An attending colorectal surgeon at Monmouth Medical Center since
1988, Dr. Arvanitis has particular interest and expertise in
laparoscopic surgical treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer, Ulcerative
Colitis, Crohn’s disease and diverticulitis. He served
as Assistant Program Director of Surgery from 1991 to 1998, and
currently serves as the Director of the Patricia Burton High
Risk Colorectal Cancer Program at Monmouth focusing on the treatment
and prevention of colorectal cancer.
A clinical assistant professor of surgery at Monmouth’s
teaching affiliate, Hahnemann University School of Medicine,
he has published numerous articles within the field of colon
and rectal surgery and has resented several lectures and led
seminars at both national and international medical conferences.
A fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American
Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, he served as President
of the New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons from 1994
to 1996 and is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and
the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Among his special honors and achievements, Dr. Arvanitis was
honored as both an educator and a practicing surgeon and was
named one of New Jersey’s “Top Doctors” in
New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
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