Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Adam Berger, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Vice Chair for Clinical Research
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology

Orthopaedic Surgery - Oncology/Musculoskeletal Tumor
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

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

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

Awards and Honors

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Excellence in Clinical Research Award 2017

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2017


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

Response and resistance to paradox-breaking BRAF inhibitor in melanomas in vivo and Ex vivo

Pancreatogastrostomy Vs. Pancreatojejunostomy: a Risk-Stratified Analysis of 5316 Pancreatoduodenectomies

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

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

VAPC-1 Targeted64Cu-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

Characterization and Optimal Management of High-Risk Pancreatic Anastomoses During Pancreatoduodenectomy

Pilot study demonstrating metabolic and anti-proliferative effects of in vivo anti-oxidant supplementation with N-Acetylcysteine in Breast Cancer

Incorporation of Procedure-specific Risk into the ACS-NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator Improves the Prediction of Morbidity and Mortality after Pancreatoduodenectomy

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

Induction Therapy for Locally Advanced, Resectable Esophagogastric Cancer

4D subharmonic aided pressure estimation for monitoring neoadjuvant chemotherapy response of breast cancer

Clinical-pathological features and treatment modalities associated with recurrence in DCIS and micro-invasive carcinoma: Who to treat more and who to treat less

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

Intraductal Papilloma with Benign Pathology on Breast Core Biopsy: To Excise or Not?