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Alia Abdulla, DO

Alia Abdulla, DO

Complex General Surgical Oncology
Alia Abdulla, DO, FACS, FACOS is a fellowship-trained Surgical Oncologist who has practiced medicine since 2007. She is currently a practicing surgical oncologist and general surgeon. Dr. Abdulla graduated in 2002 from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Biology. She received a Clinical Research Training Award from the National Institutes of Health in 2002 to perform research in the National Cancer Institute. In 2007, she received her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florida. She then did her residency training in General Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, New Jersey where she served as chief resident, graduating in 2012. She received multiple awards including the Frederick G. Meoli Scientific Paper Award and the Elmer Grimes Memorial Award. She completed a fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2014 where she served as a chief fellow during her second year. She is one of the few physicians that combines minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of complex cancer cases. Dr. Abdulla is a specialist in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and treats a wide variety of cancers including Melanoma and Skin Cancer, complex Gastric Malignancies, complex Colorectal Malignancies, Breast Cancer, Sarcoma, Thyroid, and Parathyroid Surgery, Pancreatic and Liver Cancers. Dr. Abdulla is an active member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Abdulla is fluent in English and Spanish.
Care Philosophy

Dr. Abdulla is a firm believer in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of cancer. She takes pride in spending time with the patient and their families as she discusses the delicate nature of cancer and dealing with the upcoming cancer treatments. She also deals with non cancer treatments for her general surgery patients.








United Healthcare

Abdominal Surgery

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Adrenal Resection

Adrenal Surgery

Anti-Reflux Surgery

Axillary Node Dissections

Basal Cell Carcinoma


Breast Cancer

Breast Surgery

Cancer Surgeon

Cancer Surgery


Colon Adenocarcinoma

Colon Cancer

Colon Resections – Minimally Invasive



Colorectal Surgery

Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

distal pancreatectomy


Esophageal Cancer



Gallbladder Removal

Gallbladder Surgery

Gastric Cancer

Gastric Surgery

General Surgeon

General Surgery


Heller Myotomy


Hemorrhoid Removal

Hernia Repair

Hernia Repairs - Robotic


Inguinal Hernia Repair

Inguinal Node Dissection and Deep Pelvic Node Dissections – Robotic and Open

Laparoscopic and Open

Low Anterior Resections with and without Coloanal Anastomoses-Minimally Invasive


Melanoma and Skin Cancer Removal

Melanoma Cancer

Melanoma of the Head and Neck

Microwave Ablation for Metastasis

Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Removal

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Nissen Fundoplication



Radical Resection for Liposarcoma

Radical Resections for Melanoma with and without Sentinel Node Biopsy

Rectal Cancer

Reoperations for Thyroid Malignancies with Complete Lymph Node Resections

Resection of Intraabdominal Sarcoma and GIST Tumors

Resection of Liver for Metastasis

Resections for Angiosarcoma and Sarcoma

Robotic and Laparoscopy

Robotic and Open

Robotic and Open Abdominoperineal Resections (APRs) – Minimally Invasive

Robotic and Open for Low Rectal Cancer or Anal Cancer

Robotic Surgery


Sarcoma Resection

Segmental Mastectomy

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsies


Skin and Soft Tissue

Skin Cancer

Small Bowel Cancer

Small Bowel Resections for Carcinoma


Splenic Sparing or with Splenectomy

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Stomach Cancer

Surgical Oncologist

Surgical Oncology

Surgical Treatment of Benign and Malignant Tumors


Thyroid And Parathyroid Surgery

Thyroid Mass

Thyroid Nodule

Total and Partial Gastrectomy

Total and Subtotal Thyroidectomy with and without Neck Dissections

Total Mastectomy

Trunk or Extremities


Whipple for Duodenal Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer

Wide Local Excision for Melanoma with and without Sentinel Node Biopsy