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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

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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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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

What is a Phalangeal Fracture?

Your hands are one of those things you often take for granted, that is until you injure one and suddenly see how much you rely on them. Hand injuries can affect your ability to do your job, drive, and go about your daily life, not to mention they can cause a fair amount of pain… Continue Reading

Possible Problems Stemming from Liver Surgery

The liver is a vital organ in the body and it performs a number of crucial functions. This organ is responsible for making, breaking, and storing substances. It helps with all sorts of bodily functions such as digestion, blood clotting, and the storage of fat and glucose. This is just part of the functions that… Continue Reading

Colon Surgery for Cancer Patients

Colon cancer is a disease that affects many people, and there are a number of ways in which treatment is administered for this type of cancer. One of the most common treatments for colon cancer is surgery, particularly if the cancer is still in its very early stages. In this case, the colon surgery may… Continue Reading

Adrenal Gland Disorders: What are They?

The adrenal glands can be found at the top of the kidneys and their primary function is to deal with the release of various hormones. If these glands fail to generate enough of the hormone, or indeed if they produce too much, it can lead to problems. A number of different adrenal gland disorders can… Continue Reading

Surgical Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer in humans and often the prognosis for patients is poor. There are several different types of pancreatic cancer and while many of them are often deadly, there is at least one type that is highly survivable. Because of the lethality of pancreatic cancer, most… Continue Reading

Common Types of Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery in which a number of small incisions are made, around a quarter inch in length each. Using smaller incisions means that patients experience less pain and a shorter recuperation period. Below is a guide to some of the most common types of laparoscopic surgery. Colon Laparoscopic… Continue Reading

What to Expect After a Liver Resection

A liver resection is a surgery to remove part of a patient’s liver. The liver is unique among all the interior organs in the human body in that it is capable of regenerating, meaning as much as 50 per cent of the liver can be removed during a resection; so long as the other half… Continue Reading