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Meet the Surgery Team

Team Leaders

Michler, Robert E., MD

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

Melvin, W. Scott, MD

Melvin, W. Scott, MD, Vice Chairman for Clinical Surgery; Division Chief, General Surgery; Director, Advanced GI Surgery, Surgery|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Esophageal)|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Gastric )
Title Vice Chairman for Clinical Surgery; Division Chief, General Surgery; Director, Advanced GI Surgery
Medical Education Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
 

Jan, Dominique M., MD

Jan, Dominique M., MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Transplantation Surgery, Pediatrics - Surgery|General Surgery|Pediatric Transplant|Gastroenterology
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, Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation, Surgery|Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Title Chief, Transplantation; Director, Abdominal Transplantation
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College
 

Garfein, Evan S., MD

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

Feldman, Sheldon M., MD

Feldman, Sheldon M., MD, Chief, Division of Breast Surgery & Breast Surgical Oncology Director, Breast Cancer Services Professor, Department of Surgery , Cancer - Breast|Surgery
Title Chief, Division of Breast Surgery & Breast Surgical Oncology Director, Breast Cancer Services Professor, Department of Surgery
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
 

Stiles, Brendon M., MD

Stiles, Brendon M., MD, Chief, Divisions of Thoracic Surgery & Surgical Oncology; Associate Director, Surgical Services, Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Thoracic)
Title Chief, Divisions of Thoracic Surgery & Surgical Oncology; Associate Director, Surgical Services, Montefiore-Einstein Cancer Center
Medical Education University of Virginia School of Medicine

Team Members

Abdelnaby, Abier A., MD

Abdelnaby, Abier A., MD, Director, Colon and Rectal Surgical Services, Colon & Rectal Surgery|Surgery
Title Director, Colon and Rectal Surgical Services
Medical Education Howard University College of Medicine

Baccay, Francis B., MD

Baccay, Francis B., MD, Surgery
Medical Education New York Medical College
 

Bellemare, Sarah, MD

Bellemare, Sarah, MD, Surgery|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Liver)|Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Medical Education Universite Laval Faculte de Medecine

Benacquista, Teresa, MD

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

Borenstein, Steven H., MD

Borenstein, Steven H., MD, Pediatrics - Surgery|General Surgery|Pediatric Oncology|Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical Education Dalhousie University

Camacho, Diego R., MD

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

Choi, Jenny J., MD

Choi, Jenny J., MD, Director, Bariatric Surgery; Associate Director, Clinical Affairs, Surgery
Title Director, Bariatric Surgery; Associate Director, Clinical Affairs
Medical Education University of Connecticut

Choi, Michael P., MD

Choi, Michael P., MD, Surgery
Medical Education Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago
 

Darani, Alexandre N., MD, MS

Darani, Alexandre N., MD, MS, Pediatrics - Surgery|General Surgery|Hepatobiliary Surgery|Neonatal Surgery
Medical Education University of Lausanne, Switz

Draper, Lawrence, MD

Draper, Lawrence, MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education University of Rochester
 

Graham, Jay A., MD

Graham, Jay A., MD, Surgery|Transplant Surgery
Medical Education Georgetown University School of Medicine

Greenstein, Stuart M., MD

Greenstein, Stuart M., MD, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery|Surgery
Medical Education Harvard Medical School
 

Huang, Renee, MD

Huang, Renee, MD, Surgery|Colon & Rectal Surgery
Medical Education University of Buffalo

Le, Marie E., MD, Fellow American College of Surgeons

Le, Marie E., MD, Fellow American College of Surgeons, Surgery
Medical Education Pennsylvania State Univ College of Medicine
 

Levine, Rebecca A., MD

Levine, Rebecca A., MD, Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, Surgery|Colon & Rectal Surgery|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Anal)|Cancer - Gastrointestinal (Colorectal)
Title Colorectal Surgeon, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

McAuliffe, John C., MDPhD

McAuliffe, John C., MDPhD, Attending Physician, Hepatobiliary and Upper GI Surgery, Surgery|Surgical Oncology|Cancer - Neuroendocrine Tumor
Title Attending Physician, Hepatobiliary and Upper GI Surgery
Medical Education University of Texas Health Science Center
 

McEvoy, Maureen P., MD

McEvoy, Maureen P., MD, Cancer - Breast|Surgery
Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Monaco, Casian J., MD

Monaco, Casian J., MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine
 

Moran-Atkin, Erin, MD

Moran-Atkin, Erin, MD, Surgery
Medical Education Universidad Anahuac (Mexico)

Papalezova, Katia T., MD

Papalezova, Katia T., MD, Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery, Surgery|Surgical Oncology|Cancer - Melanoma/Sarcoma
Title Surgical Oncologist, Department of Surgery
Medical Education Sofia Medical School, Bulgaria
 

Plummer, Robert L., MD, Fellow American College of Surgeons

Plummer, Robert L., MD, Fellow American College of Surgeons, Surgery
Medical Education Rutgers University Medical School

Pothula, Aravind, MD

Pothula, Aravind, MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
 

Puente, Anibal O., MD

Puente, Anibal O., MD, Surgery
Medical Education University of Rosario School of Medicine-Argentina

Ricci, Joseph A., MD

Ricci, Joseph A., MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education Cornell University Medical College
 

Rocca, Juan P., MD, Masters in Health Administration

Rocca, Juan P., MD, Masters in Health Administration, Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery|Surgery
Title Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation
Medical Education Universidad De Buenos Aires

Shamamian, Peter, MD

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

Shapiro, Kenneth, MD

Shapiro, Kenneth, MD, Surgery
Medical Education New York Medical College

Smith, Vance L., MD

Smith, Vance L., MD, Director, Acute Care Surgery, Moses Campus, Surgery|Critical Care - Surgery
Title Director, Acute Care Surgery, Moses Campus
Medical Education Medical College of Ohio
 

Sreeramoju, Prashanth V., MD, MPH

Sreeramoju, Prashanth V., MD, MPH, Site Director, General Surgery, Jack D. Weiler Hospital, Surgery
Title Site Director, General Surgery, Jack D. Weiler Hospital
Medical Education Gandhi Medical College

Statter, Mindy B., MD

Statter, Mindy B., MD, Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics - Surgery|General Surgery|Neonatal Surgery|Trauma
Title Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery
Medical Education Emory University School of Medicine
 

Tepper, Oren M., MD

Tepper, Oren M., MD, Director, Craniofacial Surgery Program, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Title Director, Craniofacial Surgery Program
Medical Education New York University School of Medicine

Vazzana, Joseph T., MD

Vazzana, Joseph T., MD, Surgery
Medical Education SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
 

Weichman, Katie E., MD

Weichman, Katie E., MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Education Creighton University School of Medicine

Wiltz, Othon, MD

Wiltz, Othon, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery|Surgery
Medical Education Columbia University College of Physicians/Surgeons
 

Yaffe, Hillary C., MD

Yaffe, Hillary C., MD, Surgery
Medical Education Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University