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Saint Barnabas Medical Center Names Michael Scoppetuolo, MD, Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Center


(Livingston, NJ) Michael Scoppetuolo, MD, has recently been named the Chief Medical Officer of The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Scoppetuolo has been a member of The Cancer Center of Saint Barnabas for more than 15 years. Prior to that, Dr. Scoppetuolo was in private practice for 16 years. He also serves the chief medical officer for Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center, as well as, Chairman of Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Cancer Committee.

Board certified in both internal medicine and oncology, Dr. Scoppetuolo has had numerous academic appointments at institutions such as Cornell University Medical School and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is the former past president of the Essex County Unit of the American Cancer Society and the past director of Medical Oncology and Fellowship Program at United Hospital in Newark.

Dr. Scoppetuolo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, followed by his medical degree from the University of Health Science/The Chicago Medical School, Illinois. He completed postdoctoral training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Hospital, served as chief medical resident at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City.

He is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations. He has received many awards including the American Cancer Society President's Award and Physician of the Year from the Center for Home Health Development and the New Jersey Hospice. He is also a recipient of the National Hospital and Palliative Care Excellence in Team Care Award. Dr. Scoppetuolo has a special interest in treating sarcomas, palliative care, lung cancer, and melanoma.

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