The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Physician Profiles

Michael L. Arvanitis, M.D.Michael L. Arvanitis, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Colorectal Surgeon
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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