Dr. Nussbaum

Michael L. Nussbaum, MD, FACS
Surgical Oncology and General Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University
Division Chief of Surgical Oncology -  Jefferson Health - Abington

(215) 887-3990 phone
(215) 887-1140 fax

Abington- Jefferson Hospital
Price Medical Office Building
1245 Highland Avenue, Suite 600
Abington, Pennsylvania 19001

Education and Training

Undergraduate: Purdue University, Fort Wayne Indiana, BS - 1974 - 1978

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, MD - 1978 - 1982

Surgical Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL - 1982 - 1987

Fox Chase Cancer Center - Philadelphia, PA - 1987 - 1989

Board Certification:
General Surgery

Oncologic and General Surgery

Temple University School of Medicine - Clinical Instructor in Surgery, 1988 -1990
Roswell Park Cancer Institute - Buffalo, NY - Attending Surgeon, Upper GI Service 1989-1990
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, 1991 - 1999
Temple University School of Medicine - Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, 2004 - 2015

Dr. Nussbaum is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a fellowship trained Surgical Oncologist. His area of special surgical interest is in the surgical treatment of cancer with a particular focus on:

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer - Using advanced laparoscopic techniques when appropriate
  • Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Nussbaum was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in medical school. His devotion to surgical education has been recognized by his receiving teaching awards from the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University School of Medicine, and Abington Jefferson Health. Dr. Nussbaum has had several articles published in such peer-reviewed journals as Current Surgery, The Journal of Abdominal Surgery, The Journal of Gastroenterology, The Journal of Pancreatology, and The Journal of Surgical Research.

Dr. Nussbaum is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the Charles B. Puestow Surgical Society, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Dr. Nussbaum is married with four grown children. His interests include tennis, cycling, traveling, and cooking.