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Merieme Klobocista, MD

Board Certifications: Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, Hospice Medicine, Obstetrics and Palliative Medicine

Languages: Albanian and English

Locations: Hackensack, NJ

After completing a fellowship in gynecologic oncology in California, Dr. Merieme Klobocista returned to her native northeast where she was an assistant professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center for five years. During that time, she established a robust practice, developed a research interest in rare uterine tumors, and was actively involved in the education and training of medical students, residents and fellows. She then joined RCCA at the John Theurer Cancer Center and Mountainside Medical Center, where she is the director of gynecologic oncology. She has authored multiple publications relating to gynecologic oncology. The scope of her surgical expertise includes both traditional open surgery, as well as minimally invasive surgery. She is a skilled surgeon with advanced robotic capabilities — taking a minimally invasive approach whenever possible.



Northeast Ohio Medical University, medical degree


University of Connecticut School of Medicine, residency


University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, fellowship

Clinical Focus

Gynecologic cancer:  Uterine, ovarian/fallopian tube, cervical, vaginal, vulvar. Preinvasive disease/dysplasia of the cervix, vagina, vulva complex pelvic masses, advanced complex pelvic surgery, minimally invasive surgery.

Awards and honors


  • Dr. Donato Palermino Award for teaching
  • Dorfman Award for Excellence in Patient Care
  • The Rebecca K. Lefcourt, MD award for academic excellence
  • Dr. Ferd Sauer teaching award
    Excellence in OB/GYN
  • Jersey’s Best – Top Doctors for Cancer:  2024

Professional Memberships

Society of Gynecologic Oncology
American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Cancer Society

Hospital affiliations

Hackensack University Medical Center
Mountainside Medical Center

Outpatient Locations

John Theurer Cancer Center
Mountainside Medical Center

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