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Meet the Surgery Team

Team Leaders

Michler, Robert E., MD

Michler, Robert E., MD Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart)
Title Surgeon-in-Chief
Chairman, Surgery
Chairman, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Medical Education Dartmouth Medical School Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgery

Libutti, Steven K., MD

Libutti, Steven K., MD Surgery
Title Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care
Associate Director, Albert Einstein Cancer Center
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons Board Certified Surgery
 

Jan, Dominique M., MD

Jan, Dominique M., MD Pediatrics - Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery
Medical Education Pierre et Marie Curie Universite

Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD

Kinkhabwala, Milan M., MD Surgery
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College Board Certified Surgery
 

Montgomery, Leslie L., MD

Montgomery, Leslie L., MD Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Breast Surgery
Medical Education University of California at San Francisco Board Certified Surgery

Shamamian, Peter, MD

Shamamian, Peter, MD Surgery
Title Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
Vice Chairman, Quality Improvement and Performance
Medical Education Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Board Certified Surgery
 

Shin, Joseph H., MD

Shin, Joseph H., MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education University of Alabama School of Medicine Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Baerga, Sergio L., MD

Baerga, Sergio L., MD Surgery
Medical Education Ponce School of Medicine
 

Bellemare, Sarah, MD

Bellemare, Sarah, MD Surgery
Medical Education Universite Laval Faculte de Medecine

Benacquista, Teresa, MD

Benacquista, Teresa, MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education Harvard Medical School Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
 

Berlin, Arnold W., MD

Berlin, Arnold W., MD Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine Board Certified Surgery

Borenstein, Steven H., MD

Borenstein, Steven H., MD Pediatrics - Surgery
Medical Education Dalhousie University
 

Camacho, Diego R., MD

Camacho, Diego R., MD Surgery
Title Director, Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic General Surgery
Site Director, Bariatric Surgery, Weiler Division
Medical Education Francisco Marroquin University Board Certified Surgery

Chapochnick Friedmann, Javier, MD

Chapochnick Friedmann, Javier, MD Surgery
Medical Education Universidad De Chile Facultad De Medicina
 

Choi, Jenny J., MD

Choi, Jenny J., MD Surgery
Title Attending Surgeon, Division of General Surgery
Medical Education University of Connecticut Board Certified Surgery

Farris, Zachary, MD

Farris, Zachary, MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery
Title Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical Education Drexel University College of Medicine Board Certified Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
 

Garfein, Evan S., MD

Garfein, Evan S., MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Greenstein, Stuart M., MD

Greenstein, Stuart M., MD Surgery
Medical Education Harvard Medical School Board Certified Surgery
 

Grucela, Alexis L., MD

Grucela, Alexis L., MD Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Board Certified Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Kayler, Liise K., MD

Kayler, Liise K., MD Surgery
Medical Education University of Nevada School of Medicine Board Certified Surgery
 

Kennedy, Timothy J., MD

Kennedy, Timothy J., MD Surgery
Medical Education Georgetown University School of Medicine Board Certified Surgery

Laird, Amanda M., MD

Laird, Amanda M., MD Surgery
Medical Education Louisiana State University Board Certified Surgery
 

Levine, Rebecca A., MD

Levine, Rebecca A., MD Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Title Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Board Certified Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Melvin, W. Scott, MD

Melvin, W. Scott, MD Surgery
Title Vice Chairman for Clinical Surgery
Division Chief, General Surgery
Directory, Advanced GI Surgery
Medical Education Medical College of Ohio at Toledo Board Certified Surgery
 

Naz, Sofia Y., MD

Naz, Sofia Y., MD Surgery, Critical Care - Surgery
Medical Education St. George's University of London Board Certified Surgical Critical Care, Surgery

Papalezova, Katia T., MD

Papalezova, Katia T., MD Surgery
Title Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Sofia Medical School, Bulgaria Board Certified Surgery
 

Pothula, Aravind, MD

Pothula, Aravind, MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education New Jersey Medical School

Rocca, Juan P., MD

Rocca, Juan P., MD Surgery
Medical Education Universidad De Buenos Aires
 

Sreeramoju, Prashanth V., MD, MPH

Sreeramoju, Prashanth V., MD, MPH Surgery
Medical Education Gandhi Medical College Board Certified Surgery

Statter, Mindy B., MD

Statter, Mindy B., MD Pediatrics - Surgery
Title Attending Surgeon, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Medical Education Emory University School of Medicine Board Certified Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
 

Tepper, Oren M., MD

Tepper, Oren M., MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Vemulapalli, Pratibha, MD

Vemulapalli, Pratibha, MD Surgery
Title Director, Bariatric Surgery
Medical Education Jefferson Medical College Board Certified Surgery
 

Weinberg, Gerard, MD

Weinberg, Gerard, MD Pediatrics - Surgery
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine Board Certified Pediatric Surgery, Surgery

Team Members

Wiechmann, Lisa S., MD

Wiechmann, Lisa S., MD Surgery
Title Attending Surgeon, Division of Breast Surgery
Medical Education Universita Degli Studi Di Firenze Board Certified Surgery

Wilbanks, Tyr O., MD

Wilbanks, Tyr O., MD Surgery
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College Board Certified Surgery