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Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Trumbull physicians make ‘Top Docs’ list in Connecticut

June 23, 2021

Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Trumbull physicians Michael Cohenuram, MD, Neal Fischbach, MD, David Witt, MD, Sajid Khan, MD, FACS, FSSO, and Saral Mehra, MD, MBA, FACS, are highlighted in the 2021 list of Top Doctors in Connecticut Magazine. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list includes physicians nominated by their peers.

Dr. Cohenuram is a medical oncologist specializing in breast and lung cancers. Dr. Fischbach is also a medical oncologist, caring for patients with breast, lung, gastrointestinal, prostate, and lymphoid cancers. Dr. Witt specializes in hematologic care. Dr. Khan specializes in the surgical management of patients with benign and malignant tumors of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, gallbladder, stomach, colon, and melanoma and Dr. Mehra’s clinical practice focuses on surgical care for patients with head and neck cancers.

“We are very proud Dr. Cohenuram, Dr. Fischbach, Dr. Witt, Dr. Khan and Dr. Mehra were selected for inclusion in Connecticut’s Best Doctors,” said Jeremy Kortmansky, MD, Chief Network Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “They are exceptionally talented clinicians and are committed to providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care to our patients in Trumbull, Bridgeport, and throughout Fairfield County.”

The Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Trumbull has more than 50 staff members and cares for more than 1,100 patients per month, with an additional 700 infusion visits and 800 radiation oncology visits. It is home to the Smilow Surgical Specialty Center and a multispecialty Breast Center and an on-site pharmacy, clinical research support laboratory. Through its collaboration with Yale Cancer Center, Connecticut’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, clinical trials are available to offer cutting edge treatment options. Supportive care includes oncology patient navigators, social workers, a dietician, genetic counselors, and a dedicated survivorship nurse. Patients also have access to integrative medicine services including massage, Reiki, acupuncture, music therapy, and psychology.

The full list of physicians included in this year’s 'Best Doctors' issue can be accessed online at the Connecticut magazine website.

For more information about the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Trumbull, please visit or call:

5520 Park Avenue Trumbull, CT 06611

Phone: (203) 502-8400

Submitted by Anne Doerr on June 22, 2021