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David L Bartlett, MD
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AHN Cancer Center - AGH (Primary)
314 E North Ave, 1st Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fax (412) 442-2323
AHN Cancer Institute – Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent Hospital Oncology
2508 Myrtle St, Suite 100
Erie, PA 16502
Fax (412) 442-2323

Dr. David Bartlett is chair of the AHN Cancer Institute. An internationally recognized cancer surgeon, he is a pioneer in abdominal cancer treatment and a dedicated, prolific researcher. He is past president of the Society of Surgical Oncology.

He served as a senior investigator in the surgery division of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute, where he developed innovative surgical techniques to treat patients with abdominal and liver cancers and performed cutting-edge laboratory research in viral based immune therapies.

Dr. Bartlett received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed his surgical residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He continued his training with a Fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He completed research fellowships at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgeons, Dr. Bartlett holds membership in several professional surgical and oncology societies. He received many academic honors during his career and has been chosen as one of Pittsburgh’s Best Doctors every year since 2006.

He has published over 300 research papers in medical journals and has contributed chapters to more than 40 publications. In addition, he lectures widely at national and international meetings and conferences.

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Abdominal Cancers
Appendiceal Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Liver Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Peritoneal Metastases
Surgical Oncology


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"Dr Bartlett is always very thorough and honest a compassionate!"

December 27, 2023

"Would have no problem recommending this provider because he's caring & a good Doctor."

October 20, 2023

"Dr. Bartlett clearly interpreted the test results and explained what the next steps were."

October 12, 2023


September 15, 2023

"Dr. Bartlett made me feel like I was his most important patient of the day. He was kind and informative and professional."

July 25, 2023

"Dr Bartlett and his team provide excellent medical treatment. He has superior medical knowledge and skills. He patiently answers all questions and is also compassionate."

July 07, 2023

"Very fortunate to have Dr Bartlett to review my case"

July 05, 2023

"Best doctor and team !"

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System Chair of the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cancer Institute


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


University of Texas Medical School


American Board of Surgery


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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