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In the light of events associated with COVID-19 we would like to assure our patients that our office continues to function at full capacity. We will continue to take care of our patients in full compliance with current rules and regulations. At Lenox Hill Surgeons, our dedicated team of nyc surgeons and medical professionals provide… Continue Reading

Recent Awards

Healthgrades Americas 100 Best Doctors Awards America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019) Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery. America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019) Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures… Continue Reading

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Pancreas Surgery – What to Expect

Pancreaticoduodenectomy – what a mouthful! This long word is the technical name for one of the most common pancreas surgery procedures. Also known as the Whipple procedure, this surgery involves removing a diseased section of the pancreas. But what even is the pancreas? Why do we need it? And what should you expect if you need… Continue Reading

History of Hernia Repair

You may think that hernia repair surgery is a relatively recent concept. And why not? Many people may view hernias as minor, insignificant problems. However, hernias can develop into serious, potentially life-threatening issues if left on checked. For centuries, people have been aware of just how dangerous a hernia can really be. Since ancient times,… Continue Reading

Hernia Repair Surgery – What to Expect

There are many different types of hernias; inguinal, femoral, umbilical, incisional, and more. Regardless of the exact diagnosis, every hernia has a few things in common. First and foremost, every hernia causes pain and discomfort. Whatever the location of the hernia, every hernia repair surgery has many similarities. If you are planning a hernia repair… Continue Reading

Gallbladder Surgery – What to Expect

Although it is just a small organ, the gallbladder is used in the effective processing of food and nutrients. However, there are a few specific circumstances in which some or all of the gallbladder must be removed. Gallbladder surgery is one of the most common surgeries in the world. But what does the gallbladder actually… Continue Reading

Appendix Surgery – What to Expect

The exact purpose of the appendix is relatively unknown even to modern science. Some experts believe it to be a sort of “home” for healthy bacteria that can be used to fight off dangerous invading cells. Other believe that the appendix does nothing, that it is simply a mass that no longer has a physical… Continue Reading

Esophagus Surgery – What to Expect

The esophagus is an essential aspect of digestion. Without it, you couldn’t naturally deliver food from your mouth to your stomach. However, there are some times where surgery needs to be performed on the esophagus. How does the esophagus work? What can go wrong and how can surgery help? What is recovery like for esophagus… Continue Reading

What are the Symptoms of a Hernia?

A hernia is a painful condition, so you no doubt want a quick answer to that question, “What are the Symptoms of a Hernia?” Unfortunately, this answer will greatly depend on your own assessment of yourself. In order to correctly identify a hernia, there are a few specific signs you should be looking for. If… Continue Reading

Abdominal Hernia Repair

Abdominal hernias account for hundreds of thousands of surgical procedures every year. Even within the category of abdominal hernias, there are many different hernias that can occur. In addition, everyone will present a little bit differently with regard to how their hernia affects them. You may wonder, though, what exactly is a hernia? How can… Continue Reading

Causes & Symptoms of Hernias

Hernias are widely common, with almost 2% of the population suffering from hernias. This may seem like a small number, but in the United States of America alone that adds up to around 600,000 people dealing with hernias. But what exactly is a hernia? What causes so many people to have hernias? And how does… Continue Reading

Small Intestine Surgery – What to Expect

The small intestine is actually a very long and essential organ for daily function. Measuring around 20 ft in full-grown adults, the small intestine responsible for the majority of digestion. However, there are times that part of the small intestine must be removed. In these cases, a small intestine resection, or surgery, can be completed.… Continue Reading

Liver Surgery – What to Expect

The little is one of the most important organs in the body, responsible for filtering blood and detoxifying. However, under certain circumstances, the liver or some suction thereof must be removed from the body. But what exactly does the liver do? Why would the liver need to be removed? And what should you expect from… Continue Reading

Dysphagia Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis 

Dysphagia Surgery Some functional and anatomical abnormalities of the esophagus or the pharynx can cause dysphagia which is essentially a fancy medical term to indicate difficulty swallowing. This condition can be successfully treated by surgical procedures. Also, surgery is recommended when dysphagia is found to be associated with esophageal carcinoma, and compression of this organ… Continue Reading

Hernia Repair Surgery: Overview, Types, Precautions & More

Hernia Repair Overview You’ll be considered for a hernia repair surgery if visceral tissues constituting internal organs like the brain, groin or abdomen become herniated. Herniation of the viscera including the abdomen, intestines, heart, and lungs cause these organs to become bulged or swollen, forcing them to protuberate through the walls sheathing them. Two of… Continue Reading

Gallbladder and Gallstone Surgery – NYC General Surgeon

Gallstone and Gallbladder Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis Gallstone and gallbladder surgery referred to as cholecystectomy in medical parlance, is an operative procedure where your gallbladder is removed. Gallbladder surgery is chiefly performed to get rid of gallstones or cholesterol stones which if not removed could lead to severe complications like cholangitis, pancreatitis,… Continue Reading

Spleen Surgery – NYC General Surgeon

Spleen Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis Surgical excision of the spleen or splenectomy becomes imperative when this vital immunologic organ becomes diseased or cancerous or is damaged due to an injury or wound. You could also be a potential candidate of splenectomy if you suffer from an acute blood disorder (polycythemia vera, idiopathic… Continue Reading

Pancreas Surgery – NYC General Surgeon

Pancreas Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis The pancreas being a key organ of the endocrine and digestive systems of the body is indispensable for the smooth functioning of the human body. Hence, a diseased condition of the pancreas, like a tumor, abscess or malignancy that causes pancreatitis and makes the dysfunctional organ calls… Continue Reading

What to do after Stomach Surgery

What You Need to Do After Stomach Surgery  There are various different types of stomach surgery that can be performed for a range of different reasons. By and large, this type of surgery will be a major one, which means that you will need to be prepared for a lengthy recovery period and you need… Continue Reading

Hernia Repair Surgery – NYC Surgeon

Hernia Repair Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis Hernia repair surgery entails the application of instrumental and manual procedures for correcting herniation of tissues or viscera including groin, abdomen, brain, and diaphragm. Internal organs, composed of tissues, could get herniated or bulged, forcing them to protrude via the wall encasing them. Hernias involving the… Continue Reading

Laparoscopic appendectomy – NYC General Surgeon

Laparoscopic appendectomy: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis The procedure of surgically removing the narrow, elongated tube attached to the colon-known as an appendix when it becomes diseased, inflamed or infected (appendicitis) is called appendectomy. It is normally carried out on an emergency basis as swollen appendicitis could burst if not excised, causing the clogged… Continue Reading

Surgery for Esophageal Cancer – General Surgeon NYC

Esophagus Surgery: Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis Esophagogastrectomy or esophagus surgery entails doing away with the entire esophagus (and often a stomach part) for treating esophageal cancer, Barrett’s esophagus, achalasia, esophageal stenosis, and GERD. The thoracic surgeon transforms the remaining section of the stomach into a tubular form serving as the replacement for the… Continue Reading

Stomach Surgery: Gastric Bypass by NYC Top Surgeon

Stomach Surgery (Gastric Bypass): Steps, Benefits, Side-Effects, Precautions & Prognosis Gastric bypass is a type of surgical process chiefly carried out for treating a series of lifestyle conditions like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and sleep apnea. These conditions more often than not occur concomitantly. The surgery is performed using a laparoscope (an elongated &… Continue Reading

Esophagus Surgery

What Happens After Esophagus Surgery?  The esophagus plays a vital part in our functioning, as it is the tube that enabled food to be moved from your throat when you swallow through to your stomach. This tube, which is around eight inches in length, is made up of muscles, which then contract to move food… Continue Reading