Samuel D. Echeverri, M.D.

Dr. Echeverri


  • General Surgery


  • Recipient of Resident Teacher of the Year Award; June 2011
  • New Jersey EOF’s Senior Award for Academic Achievement; May 2003
  • National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine Nomination; May 1999

Academic / Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Poster Presentations and Research:

  • Presentation at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Meeting; September 2011; Awarded Honorable Mention; “The Prediction of Incidental Gallbladder Cancer in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Benign Gallbladder Disease is Feasible”
  • Poster Presentation at 14th Annual Atlantic Health Research Day; June 2010; Chylous ascites after blunt abdominal trauma”
  • Student Research Fellowship: RWJMS – Department of Addiction Psychiatry; February 2006; “Understanding Oxycontin/Physician’s Perceptions”
  • Student Research Fellowship: RWJMS – Department of Neuroscience; September 2004; Investigating the role on the pain related signal, orphanin FQ, in developing cerebral cortex. Project aimed at defining the potential roles of OFQ regulating cortical neurogenesis by developing a comprehension of the orphanin system in the developing brain.

Residency and Training

  • General Surgery Residency at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ (Administrative Chief Surgery Resident)


  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • ATLS


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Conversational French