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 Best Doctors
The Kindest Cut, p. 7 of 7
 
The 100 Top Minimally Invasive Surgeons
Doctors are grouped according to specialty; for each, particular areas of minimally invasive expertise are also listed. The list was compiled for New York by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the publisher of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. Castle Connolly's Top Doctors: New York Metro Area is available in bookstores or by calling 800-399-docs or visiting the company's Website.

   


Colon & Rectal Surgery


Richard Golub
Colon and rectal cancer; laparoscopic surgery
718-270-3349
University Hospital
Brooklyn


Jeffrey W. Milsom
Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery
212-746-6030
New York Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Peter Rice
Laparoscopic surgery; colon and rectal cancer
718-240-6069
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center


Richard L. Whelan
Laparoscopic surgery
212-305-6136
Columbia Presbyterian Center/New York- Presbyterian Hospital


Douglass Wong
Endorectal ultrasonography; rectal cancer-sphincter-saving surgery
212-639-5117
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Gynecologic Oncology

Richard Barakat
Laparoscopic surgery; ovarian and uterine cancer
212-639-2453
Sloan-Kettering


John P. Curtin
Laparoscopic surgery; ovarian and uterine cancer
212-263-2353
NYU Medical Center


Peter Dottino
Laparoscopic surgery
212-888-8439
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Neurological Surgery

Paul Cooper
Spine microdiscectomy
212-263-6514
NYU Medical Center

Robert R. Goodman
Parkinson's disease; endoscopic neurosurgery
212-305-3774
Columbia Presbyterian

Patrick J. Kelly
Stereotactic radiosurgery; movement disorders
212-263-8002
NYU Medical Center

Noel I. Perin
Spinal surgery
212-523-6720
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Robert Snow
Spinal surgery; pituitary tumors
212-717-0256
Weill Cornell

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum
Retroperitoneal lymph-node dissection; endometrial and ovarian cancer
212-639-7051
Sloan-Kettering

Martin S. Goldstein
Incontinence; laparoscopic hysterectomy; laser myomectomy
212-472-6500
Mount Sinai

Robert Porges
Laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy
212-263-6362
NYU Medical Center

Jamal Rahaman
Minimally invasive surgery
212-427-9898
Mount Sinai

Michael J. Slowey
Gynecologic surgery
201-569-7773
Englewood Hospital & Medical Center

Scott Smilen
Urogynecologic surgery; stress incontinence
212-263-0395
NYU Medical Center

Bruce K. Young
Fetal surgery
212-263-6359
NYU Medical Center

Otolaryngology

Vijay Anand
Sinus disorders/ surgery; endoscopic surgery; laryngeal laser surgery
212-832-3222
Weill Cornell

Daniel Igor Branovan
Sinus disorders/ surgery; endoscopic surgery
212-979-4200
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

David Edelstein
Endoscopic sinus surgery
212-452-1500
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

Marvin Fried
Endoscopic sinus surgery
718-920-2991
Montefiore Medical Center

Joseph Jacobs
Endoscopic sinus surgery
212-263-7398
NYU Medical Center

Christopher Linstrom
Acoustic-nerve tumors; encephalocele
212-979-4200
New York Eye & Ear

Clarence T. Sasaki
Head and neck cancer; voice/ swallowing disorders
203-785-2592
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Steven D. Schaefer
Sinus disorders/ surgery; endoscopic surgery
212-979-4200
New York Eye & Ear

Pediatric Surgery

Edward Shlasko
Laparoscopic surgery; robotic surgery
718-283-7384
Maimonides Medical Center

Charles J. Stolar
Surgical oncology; neonatal surgery
212-305-2305
Columbia Presbyterian

Gustavo Stringel
Laparoscopic surgery
914-493-7620
Westchester Medical Center

Surgery

Garth H. Ballantyne
Laparoscopic surgery; gastroesophageal reflux
201-996-2959
Hackensack University Medical Center

Joel Bauer
Colon and rectal ; laparoscopic surgery
212-517-8600
Mount Sinai

Marc Bessler
Obesity/bariatric surgery; laparoscopic surgery
212-305-9506
Columbia Presbyterian

George Christoudias
Laparoscopic surgery; gastroesophageal reflux
201-833-2888
Holy Name Hospital

Kevin C. Conlon
Laparoscopic surgery
212-639-8363
Sloan-Kettering

Gene F. Coppa
Minimally invasive surgery
718-226-9508
Staten Island University Hospital North

Michael Edye
Laparoscopic surgery; transplant-living kidney donor; gastroesophageal reflux
212-263-2350
NYU Medical Center

Peter Fan
Laparoscopic surgery; hernia
201-646-0060
Hackensack

George Ferzli
Laparoscopic surgery; endocrinologic surgery
718-667-8100
Staten Island University North

Yuman Fong
Liver resection
212-639-2016
Sloan-Kettering

Dennis Fowler
Minimally invasive surgery
212-746-5599
Weill Cornell

Amy L. Friedman
203-785-2565
Transplant-living kidney donor
Yale

James Frost
Vascular surgery; laparoscopic surgery
908-354-3779
Union Hospital of New Jersey

Michel Gagner
Morbid obesity;
liver and biliary surgery; robotic surgery
212-241-3699
Mount Sinai

Shawn Garber
Laparoscopic obesity/bariatric surgery
516-829-7100
St. Francis Hospital

Ibrahim M. Ibrahim
Laparoscopic surgery; obesity/ bariatric surgery
201-894-0400
Englewood

William B. Inabnet
Thyroid, parathyroid; adrenal and pancreas surgery
212-241-9285
Mount Sinai






 

 
Brian Katz

Laparoscopic surgery; hernia surgery
212-722-6100
Mount Sinai

Stephen Pereira
Laparoscopic surgery
201-343-3433
Hackensack

Alfons Pomp
Obesity/bariatric surgery; laparoscopic surgery
212-241-3699
Mount Sinai

Mark Reiner

Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
212-879-6677
Mount Sinai

Mitchell S. Roslin
Obesity/bariatric surgery; robotic surgery
212-434-3285
Lenox Hill Hospital

James C. Rosser Jr.
Laparoscopic surgery
203-764-9060
Yale

Ronald R. Salem
Cancer surgery; liver, esophageal, and gastric surgery
203-785-3577
Yale

Barry A. Salky
Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
212-987-0410
Mount Sinai

Hans J. Schmidt
Morbid obesity/ bariatric surgery
201-646-0060
Hackensack

Neal Seymour
Gastrointestinal surgery; ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease
203-785-2563
Yale

Fred Silvestri
Abdominal and bariatric surgery
201-894-0400
Englewood

Julio A. Teixeira
Obesity/bariatric surgery; transplant-living kidney donor; laparoscopic surgery
718-920-6228
Montefiore

Robert Udelsman
Oncologic surgery; endocrine surgery
203-785-2697
Yale

Martin R. Weiser
Colectomy; complex anal reconstruction
212-639-6698
Sloan-Kettering

Alan P. White
Laparoscopic surgery; gastroesophageal reflux
718-920-5182
Montefiore

Leslie Wise
Laparoscopic surgery
718-780-3288
New York Methodist Hospital

Thoracic Surgery

David H. Adams
Cardiac surgery
212-241-8181
Mount Sinai

Lishan Aklog
Beating-heart coronary bypass surgery; robotic cardiac surgery
212-659-6800
Mount Sinai

John C. Alexander Jr.
Cardiac surgery; robotic surgery
201-996-2791
Hackensack

Michael Argenziano
Robotic surgery for atrial septal defect
212-305-5888
Columbia Presbyterian

Stephen Colvin
Cardiac surgery; robotic surgery; heart-valve repair
212-263-6384
NYU Medical Center

Mark Connolly
Cardiac surgery
212-434-6030
Lenox Hill

Joseph N. Cunningham Jr.
Cardiac surgery
718-283-8302
Maimonides

John Elefteriades
Heart transplant; aneurysm-abdominal aortic
203-785-2705
Yale

Aubrey Galloway

Cardiac surgery; heart-valve surgery
212-263-7185
NYU Medical Center

Eugene A. Grossi
Coronary-artery-bypass graft; mitral-valve surgery;
cardiac tumors
212-263-7452
NYU Medical Center

Steven M. Keller
Palmar hyperhidrosis
718-920-7580
Montefiore

Rocco J. Lafaro
Cardiac surgery
914-493-7676
Westchester

Samuel Lang
Cardiac surgery
212-604-2488
St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center of New York

Didier Loulmet
Heart-valve surgery; cardiac robotic surgery; endoscopic cardiac surgery
212-434-3000
Lenox Hill

Mehmet C. Oz
Cardiac surgery
212-305-4434
Columbia Presbyterian

Newell B. Robinson
Cardiac surgery
516-627-2173
St. Francis

Craig R. Smith
Coronary-artery surgery; robotic surgery
212-305-8312
Columbia Presbyterian

Valavanur Subramanian
Cardiac surgery; coronary-artery surgery
212-434-3000
Lenox Hill

Scott Swanson
Lung surgery; esophageal surgery
212-659-6800
Mount Sinai

Urology

Kevin R. Anderson
Minimally invasive surgery
203-785-2815
Yale

Victor Nitti
Voiding dysfunction; female urology and incontinence
646-825-6324
NYU Medical Center

Dix P. Poppas
Laparoscopic surgery-pediatric
212-746-5337
Weill Cornell

Jay S. Rosen
Prostate surgery
201-489-8900
Hackensack

Michael Savino
Laparoscopic surgery; prostate cancer; endoscopic stone surgery
718-448-3880
St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers-Staten Island

David A. Silver
Urologic oncology
718-283-7153
Maimonides

Arthur D. Smith
Kidney stones; laparoscopic surgery
718-470-7221
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Joseph R. Wagner
Minimally invasive prostatectomy
212-844-8900
Beth Israel Medical Center

Mendley Wulfsohn
Laparoscopic kidney surgery
973-473-5700
General Hospital Center at Passaic

Vascular Surgery

Mark A. Adelman
Aneurysm-abdominal aortic; minimally invasive surgery
212-263-7311
NYU Medical Center

Bruce Brener
Endovascular stent grafts; minimally invasive surgery
973-379-5888
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Richard Gusberg
Endovascular surgery
203-785-2561
Yale

Larry H. Hollier

Endovascular surgery
212-241-7646
Mount Sinai

Roman Nowygrod
Endovascular surgery
212-305-5374
Columbia Presbyterian

Thomas Riles
Aneurysm-abdominal aortic; carotid-artery surgery
212-263-7311
NYU Medical Center

George Todd
Endovascular surgery; aneurysm-abdominal aortic
212-523-7481
St. Luke's-Roosevelt

Frank J. Veith
Endovascular surgery
718-920-4757
Montefiore

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