Zubin M. Bamboat, MD, FACS, specializes in complex surgical oncology. He is board certified in surgery and one of only a few surgeons in the country board certified in complex surgical oncology. Dr. Bamboat is director of general surgical oncology at the Summit-MD Anderson Cancer Center in New Jersey. His expertise includes using traditional and the latest minimally invasive techniques to treat patients with tumors of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, small bowel, colon and rectum. In addition, Dr. Bamboat has expertise in the treatment of skin cancers, soft tissue tumors (sarcomas), and breast cancer.
Dr. Bamboat is the author and co-author of numerous articles, which are published in peer-reviewed clinical journals such as the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Surgical Oncology and the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. His research has been published in prestigious scientific journals such as Nature Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Hepatology, and the Journal of Immunology. In 2009, he was recipient of the Chairman's Award for excellence in basic science research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. In 2013, Dr. Bamboat was awarded with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Young Investigator Award for research on esophageal and stomach cancer.
Dr. Bamboat is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Association of Cancer and Oncology Society of New Jersey. He was recently elected to the board of advisors for the American Cancer Society, Northwest New Jersey Chapter.
"I believe in getting to know each patient and their particular cancer, and educating them about their illness and discussing the pros and cons of various treatment options," says Dr. Bamboat. "I believe in a team approach to treating cancer such that each patient is evaluated by a multidisciplinary group of cancer experts in order to provide the highest level of care."
Dr. Bamboat is a member of a medical mission team that travels each summer to South America to perform volunteer surgery on the underserved local population. When he is not working with patients, Dr. Bamboat enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.