Dr. Eric Whitman oversees oncology services for Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, which offers an unparalleled network of cancer specialists and resources for more than 70,500 patients annually through its flagship Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown and Overlook medical centers, as well as its comprehensive oncology programs at Chilton, Hackettstown and Newton medical centers.
Dr. Whitman is a board-certified general surgeon, fellowship-trained in surgical research and surgical oncology. Dr. Whitman is also trained and credentialed in chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy and gene therapy administration, with extensive experience treating patients with metastatic melanoma. He is a certified physician investigator and is widely published, known internationally for his melanoma clinical and research work.
Dr. Whitman is founding director of the Atlantic Melanoma Center, a clinical and research center of excellence. Each year, the Atlantic Melanoma Center treats more than 400 newly diagnosed patients with malignant melanoma or other advanced skin cancers. The Center participates in multiple national and international clinical research trials for advanced melanoma involving a variety of novel treatment agents, and initiates its own clinical research.