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Farshad Abir
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  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Cancer Services
  • Surgical Oncology
Accepting new patients

Locations

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Berkeley Heights Colorectal Surgery

1 Diamond Hill Road
Bensley Pavilion, 4th floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abscess
  • Abscess excision
  • Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
  • Additional / adjuvant therapy
  • Adenomatous polyps
  • Anal Cyst Excision
  • Anal bleeding
  • Anal cancer surgery
  • Anal dysplasia
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulas
  • Anal fistulotomy
  • Anal leakage
  • Anal tag surgery
  • Anal wart
  • Anal wart surgery
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)
  • Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal diseases
  • Anorectal surgery
  • Anticardiolipin antibodies
  • Antiphospholipid antibodies
  • Antithrombin III deficiency
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Aromatase Inhibitors
  • B12 deficiency
  • Band ligation for hemorrhoids
  • Benign and malignant conditions of anus
  • Benign and malignant conditions of colon
  • Benign and malignant conditions of rectum
  • Benign gastrointestinal tract diseases
  • Bladder cancer
  • Blood diseases
  • Blood transfusions
  • Bone density testing
  • Bone marrow aspiration
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Bowel repair
  • Breast cancer
  • CMML
  • Cancer care
  • Chemoprevention
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chemotherapy clinical trials
  • Chemotherapy side effect support
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
  • Colon Bleeding
  • Colon and rectal bleeding
  • Colon and rectum problems
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon cancer risk assessment
  • Colon cancer screening
  • Colon cancer screening and prevention
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Colonic Stenting
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Complete Colon polyp resection
  • Complete blood count
  • Condyloma
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cutaneous ALCL
  • Cyst excision
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • Diverticulitis
  • Duodenal cancer
  • Endocrine tumors
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal tumors
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Factor 5 Leiden
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fissurectomy
  • Fistula
  • Fistula surgery
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Follicular lymphoma
  • Frequent bruising
  • Frequent fever
  • Frequent nosebleed
  • Gallbladder cancer / carcinoma
  • Gastric cancer
  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Hemachromatosis
  • Hemoglobin H disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hepatic tumors
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Hormone therapy
  • Hydrops fetalis
  • IBS
  • Ileonanal anastomosis
  • Ileostomy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • InterStim neuromodulator implantation
  • InterStim® neuromodulator
  • Intestinal blockage
  • Intestinal cyst excision
  • Intestine removal
  • Iron level test
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytopenia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipoma excision
  • Liver tumors
  • Loose sphincter muscles
  • Lower gastrointestinal
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Lump in groin
  • Lump in neck
  • Lump under arm
  • Lupus anticoagulant
  • Lymphocytic leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Malignant gastrointestinal tract diseases
  • Mantle cell lymphoma
  • Marginal zone lymphoma
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • Myelogenous leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Open surgery
  • Oropharyngeal cancer
  • Ostomy surgery
  • Ovarian cancer
  • PET
  • Pain on left side of belly
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pathology review
  • Pelvice floor disorder
  • Perforation
  • Peritoneal cancer
  • Pilonidal cyst excision
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Platelet disorders
  • Polycythemia vera (PV)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Prostate cancer
  • Protein C deficiency
  • Prothrombin gene mutation
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Raised red bumps on skin
  • Rectal Cyst Excision
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal cancer screening
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Rectum removal
  • Red blood cell disorders
  • Remove blockages
  • Renal cell cancer
  • Risk-reduction medications
  • Screening colonoscopy
  • Sepsis
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Skin cancer
  • Small cell lung cancer
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Solesta injections for fecal incontinence
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Stoma
  • Stomach cancer
  • Strictureplasty
  • Swollen glands
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Systemic ALCL
  • TAMIS
  • Tamoxifen
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Tonsillar cancer
  • Transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization
  • Transanal minimally invasive surgery
  • Transminimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for rectal cancers
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Wart removal
  • Warts
  • White blood cell disorders
  • Widening of small intestine

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
AmeriHealth
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
Cigna
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
Medicare
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
Magnacare
  • All plans PPO
Multiplan/PHCS
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
OSCAR
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • OSCAR NJ PPO Plan
Qualcare
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
Tricare
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • NY SHIP
  • PPO

Training and Education

Medical School

  • Summa Cum Laude, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY

Undergraduate

  • Magna Cum Laude, Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Residency

  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Fellowship

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Weston, FL

About Me

An associate physician with Summit Health General Surgery, Farshad Abir, MD, also is Attending Physician at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. His expertise is colorectal surgery. Before joining Summit Health, Dr. Abir was Associate Physician with Piedmont Colorectal Associates in Atlanta, Georgia. He has delivered local, national, and international invited presentations primarily devoted to endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical techniques. He is the author or coauthor of articles and abstracts, which are published in prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Surgical Oncology, American Journal of Surgery, and Archives of Surgery. Dr. Abir is the recipient of more than 13 honors and awards, including the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Award and Clarence Dennis Award for outstanding Clinical Performance in Surgery. He has been featured in New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listings.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctors 2018
  • Top Doctors Inside Jersey 2018
  • Top Doctors 2017
  • Inside Jersey Top Docs 2017
  • Top Doctors 2016
  • Top Doctors 2015
  • Top Doctors 2014
  • NJ Top docs