Meet our Surgeons Hero

Meet our Surgeons

James Gervasoni Dr
James E. Gervasoni, Jr. Phd, MD, FACS
Dr. Gervasoni treats complex abdominal tumors of the colon and rectum, pancreas, bile duct, liver, esophagus, stomach, melanoma and sarcomas. He is an expert in cystoreductive surgery/hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC). Dr. Gervasoni is vice chairman of the Department of Surgery at Saint Peter’s University Hospital and is an associate professor of surgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Andrew Camerota, MD

Andrew Camerota, MD is a board-certified surgeon specializing in minimally invasive general surgery techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgeries. Dr. Camerota also has expertise in thyroid and parathyroid surgeries.

Dr. Camerota has been in practice for 20 years in Central Jersey featuring the areas of Somerset, Middlesex and Monmouth Counties.

Typical sites of expertise for Dr. Camerota include diseases of colon, gallbladder, stomach, small bowel, hernias, repair of large hiatal hernias, and thyroid and parathyroid tumors.

Dr. Camerota received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University and completed his residency at Boston University.

Dr. Camerota is a part of Saint Peter’s Physician Associates and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Camerota has always been involved in teaching residents and medical students.

Charles Franco, MD

Dr. Charles Franco is a trusted general surgeon serving Monroe and New Brunswick, NJ, and its surrounding communities.

Dr. Franco received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ). He then completed his residency in general surgery at UMDNJ, as well as a research fellowship in vascular surgery. Dr. Franco also completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Franco is a practicing physician with Saint Peter’s Physician Associates. In addition to seeing patients in his Monroe office, he serves as the medical director of The Wound Care Center® and Hyperbaric Services at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.

Dr. Franco is board certified in general surgery with a subspecialty in general vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Vascular Surgery Society of New Jersey and the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society.

Highly skilled in robotic surgery, Dr. Franco is constantly expanding his knowledge on the latest procedures and treatments available to his patients. He is interested in helping patients clinically manage the diseases that are affecting them and takes the time to understand all of their concerns.

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