Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Adam Berger, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Vice Chair for Clinical Research

Surgery - Breast
Surgery - General
Surgery - Melanoma/Skin Cancer
Surgery - Oncology

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Office Locations

1100 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8666
Fax: (215) 923-8222
1100 Walnut Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8666

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Clinical Expertise: Melanoma Sarcoma Breast Cancer Merkel Cell Carcinoma Research Interests: Clinical Trials Clinical Research using clinical databases Outcomes Research


  • New York University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • University of Maryland Medical System


  • University of Maryland Medical System


  • Fox Chase Cancer Center

Recent Publications

Monitoring neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer by using three-dimensional subharmonic aided pressure estimation and imaging with US contrast agents: Preliminary experience

Surgical Apgar score (SAS) predicts perioperative morbidity, mortality, and length of stay in patients undergoing esophagectomy at a high-volume center

Comparative Quantitative Lymph Node Assessment in Localized Esophageal Cancer Patients After R0 Resection With and Without Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy

Surgical approaches to adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction: the Siewert II conundrum

VAPC-1 Targeted 64Cu-TP3805 kit preparation and its evaluation

A standardized comparison of peri-operative complications after minimally invasive esophagectomy: Ivor Lewis versus McKeown

Completion dissection or observation for sentinel-node metastasis in melanoma

Do intraoperative pyloric interventions predict the need for postoperative endoscopic interventions after minimally invasive esophagectomy?

Patient Symptoms Are the Most Frequent Indicators of Recurrence in Patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer Stage II Melanoma

Total minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: approaches and outcomes

Clinical impact of a 31-gene expression profile test for cutaneous melanoma in 156 prospectively and consecutively tested patients

Long-term functional outcomes of laparoscopic resection for gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors


Minimally invasive esophagectomy provides significant survival advantage compared with open or hybrid esophagectomy for patients with cancers of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction

NRG oncology radiation therapy oncology group 0822: A phase 2 study of preoperative chemoradiation therapy using intensity modulated radiation therapy in combination with capecitabine and oxaliplatin for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer

Contrast-enhanced sonography for detection of secondary lymph nodes in a melanoma tumor animal model

Vorinostat as a radiosensitizer for brain metastasis: A phase i clinical trial

Outcomes in patients with mucosal melanomas

A better prognosis for Merkel cell carcinoma of unknown primary origin

Tumor recurrence is independent of pancreatic fistula in patients after pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma