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Niraj Gusani, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncologist

4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 (393)

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Liver, Bile Ducts and Gallbladder Diseases (benign, premalignant and malignant)
  • Pancreatic Diseases (benign, premalignant, and malignant)
  • Stomach Disorders, Masses, Tumors and Cancers
  • Intestinal Diseases, Masses, Tumors and Cancers
  • Spleen or Splenic Disorders
  • Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
  • Sarcoma and Other Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Adrenal Diseases, Masses, Tumors and Cancers

Niraj Gusani, MD, MS, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship-trained surgical oncologist with more than 15 years of experience in all aspects of cancer surgery. A former tenured professor and an active researcher, Dr. Gusani specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques for abdominal tumors, including laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery. His areas of expertise include:

About Me

Cancer affects patients and their families in a profound way. I have devoted my life and practice to helping patients with complex cancerous and pre-cancerous diseases live a better life, whether that involves surgery or not.

I focus on complete care of the patient, including before, during, and after any cancer treatments. This also means coordinating all of the care with the patient, their family, and all of the cancer doctors involved. Cancer care is a team sport in the 21st century and I fully believe in making sure that the patient should not have to worry about navigating all of the different specialists involved – that we should help lead them through this.

I am delighted to have recently moved to North Florida with my family to take advantage of the warm weather, outdoor activities, friendly people, and welcoming environment. Outside of work, I enjoy tennis, gardening, and hiking.


  • Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology


  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery


  • Residency

    University of Chicago Medical Center - Chicago, IL

    1998 - 2005

  • Doctor of Medicine - Medical School

    University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

    1994 - 1998

  • Fellowship

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Pittsburgh, PA

    2005 - 2007

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Physicians, Inc.