Steven Howard Borenstein, MD, is a Pediatric Surgeon at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Since joining the Montefiore team in 2006, Dr. Borenstein’s clinical focus has been surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery, and neonatal surgery.
In 1988, Dr. Borenstein received his Bachelor of Science at McGill University. He then attended Dalhousie University, where he received his Doctor of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Borenstein began his postgraduate training in 1992 with a year-long rotating internship at Dalhousie University followed by a residency in General Surgery at the University of Toronto. During his residency, Dr. Borenstein was engaged in research on neonatal models of transplantation tolerance and received his Doctor of Philosophy with the University of Toronto’s Institute of Medical Science in 1999. Dr. Borenstein continued his clinical training with the University of Toronto and completed a fellowship in Pediatric General Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children in 2003.
In 2003, Dr. Borenstein became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with specialty training in pediatric general surgery. He is also a member of numerous professional societies, including the Canadian Association of General Surgeons and the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.
In relation to his clinical focus, Dr. Borenstein has been a co-author on many peer-reviewed articles dealing with various problems in pediatric surgery such as: malrotation, Hirschsprung’s disease and intussusception.
Dr. Borenstein was an attending pediatric surgeon at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario from 2003-2006 before moving to New York with his family and joining the Department of Surgery at Montefiore.