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Surgical Experts Dedicated to Improving Lives

At Lenox Hill Surgeons, our dedicated team of nyc surgeons and medical professionals provide compassionate care with the highest ethical & professional standards. In our state of the art facility, we offer surgical services using only the most cutting edge and current procedures and treatments.We specialize in general surgery. Our expertise is in minimally invasive… Continue Reading

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What Is a Hernia?

Most of you will have at least heard of a hernia. In fact, a good percentage of you almost certainly know someone who has suffered from one, but you might not know exactly what one is, perhaps because a description of a hernia actually makes it sound far worse than it is. The good news… Continue Reading

Surgical Treatments for Pilonidal Cysts

A pilonidal cyst is a cyst located at the coccyx and they can present a problem if they become infected and pus filled. If this happens then it becomes a pilonidal abscess and these can be very painful. Initially, a pilonidal cyst looks like a pimple over the coccyx. They occur more in men than… Continue Reading

The Role of General Surgeons in The Hospital

Many people are familiar with the concept of surgeons having individual specialties. Generally, doctors and surgeons choose one area of the body to specialize in and, while a doctor in clinical practice will have to deal with multiple conditions affecting different parts of the body, surgeons rarely work outside of their preferred area. For this… Continue Reading

A Quick Guide to Appendix Surgery

Appendix surgery NYC is one of the most common forms of surgery; it is also one of the safest. The appendix sits where the large and small intestines meet. It is a thin tube which is roughly four inches in length and in most people, it sits in the lower right abdomen. We still don’t… Continue Reading

Adapting to Life Without a Gall Bladder

\Although living without a gallbladder isn’t a huge deal, it does require some simple lifestyle changes. Fortunately, these changes are minor enough that most patients have no trouble adapting to them. Most patients find that having their gallbladder removed has no impact on their general comfort or quality of life and it seems that several… Continue Reading

General Surgery

Here are some brief descriptions about some general types of surgeries: Trauma surgery/ Surgical Critical Care In the United States and Canada, the overall responsibility for trauma care falls under the auspices of general surgery. Some general surgeons obtain advanced training in this field (most commonly surgical critical care) and specialty certification surgical critical care.… Continue Reading

Recovering from a Lumpectomy

Recovering from a lumpectomy is, fortunately, typically a short process, but many women feel uneasy and are concerned about long-term effects, including the cosmetic effects of the surgery. Below is a quick guide to what to expect after a lumpectomy. What Is a Lumpectomy? A mass excision or lumpectomy is the removal of tissue believed… Continue Reading