Amer H. Zureikat, MD

Physicians

Amer H. Zureikat, MD, is a surgical oncologist at UPMC CancerCenter
  • Specialty:

    Surgery
  • Secondary Specialty:

    Surgical Oncology
  • Board Certifications:

    Surgery
  • Residency:

    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Beaumont Hospital, Dublin,
  • Fellowships:

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Shadyside UPMC Presbyterian Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC UPMC Passavant
  • Languages:

    Arabic

Amer H. Zureikat, MD

Physicians

Biography

Amer H. Zureikat, MD, is a surgical oncologist in the Division of Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgical Oncology at UPMC CancerCenter, co-director of the UPMC Pancreatic Cancer Center, and assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Zureikat specializes in cancers and diseases of the stomach, liver, pancreas, and duodenum, and practices state-of-the-art robotic technology.

Dr. Zureikat is board-certified in general surgery. He received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Zureikat completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center, and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Zureikat is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Association of Academic Surgeons (AAS), and the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA). In addition, he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Dr. Zureikat has authored numerous publications and book chapters, focusing on outcomes after robotic and minimally invasive pancreas surgery. He is the principal investigator on several UPMC cancer trials, and serves on a variety of intra and extra mural committees.