Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery in the Department of Surgery at St. Luke’s

425 West 59th Street, Suite 7B
New York NY 10019
Telephone:(212) 523-8172

Education and Training
Fordham University, BS 1978
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons New York , MD 1982
Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, Diplomate 1988
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Diplomate, 1990

Academic Appointments:
Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Director, Surgical Oncology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt, 2009-present 
Associate Director, Division of Surgical Oncology, NY Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Health Science Campus, 2006-2009
Associate Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1998-2009
Site Director, Presbyterian Hospital, Minimal Access Surgery Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2000 to 2009
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital, 2001 to 2009
Director of the Laparoscopic Physiology Laboratory, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2009
Director of the Anorectal Physiology Laboratory, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1991-2009
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1991-1998
Assistant Professor of Surgery, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1988-1991
Director, Anorectal Physiology Laboratory, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1988-1991

Hospital Appointments:
Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Director, Surgical Oncology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt, 2009-present
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, NY Presbyterian Hospital, 2001-2009
Co-Chair, Digestive Disease Service Line, NY Presbyterian Hospital , 2001-2006
Site Director, Minimal Access Surgery Center, NY Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus 1999-2003
Associate Attending Surgeon, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 1998-2009
Director of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital, 2009
Assistant Attending Surgeon, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, 1991-1998
Attending Surgeon, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1988-1991
Attending Surgeon, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, 1988-1991
Director, Surgical Endoscopy Unit, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1988-1991
Director, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1988-1991

Honors:
"Teacher of the Year," Department of Surgery, S.U.N.Y., 1990
Citibank Scholarship, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Summa Cum Laude, Fordham University
Phi Beta Kappa, Fordham University
Inventions:
Inhibition of metastatic cell growth with insulin like growth factor binding protein 3 in patients with any type of cancer that undergo open surgery.
Application N 20040048794

 

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