The Division of General Surgery at Montefiore evaluates and treats the full range of general surgery problems from common conditions such as hernias and gall bladder surgeries to the most complex such as advanced pancreatic and liver diseases. Our surgeons offer highly specialized expertise and skill that result in excellent outcomes and exceptional patient care. The division is led by W. Scott Melvin, MD, a nationally recognized clinical specialist and researcher on pancreatic diseases.
In addition to excellence in traditional open surgery, Montefiore is a leader in minimally invasive surgery. Montefiore develops and adopts new approaches in surgical performance to provide our patients with superior results and minimal inconvenience. For example, we are one of the few hospitals across the nation offering natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) to relieve gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for patients who would otherwise be on medication their entire lives.
We offer exceptional treatment for the following conditions: