The Section of General Surgery of the Department of Surgery at Westchester Medical Center is comprised of outstanding technical surgeons committed to providing high quality patient care and education of residents, medical students and the community. Through scholarly pursuits and research, our active surgical faculty stays at the forefront of modern surgical medicine.
Our surgeons adhere to the philosophy that the surgeons trained to perform highly specialized complex procedures in all areas of the body are the best prepared to manage patients' complex preoperative and postoperative problems. This is also the philosophy by which we train our medical residents.
Patients with advanced stages of diseases are referred to The Section of General Surgery because of the extensive resources available at Westchester Medical Center. Our commitment to preoperative assessment and optimization of the high-risk patient undergoing non-cardiac surgery makes us the hospital of choice for many referring physicians, as does our clinical expertise in other surgical procedures for patients with chronic pulmonary, cardiac, renal and hepatic failure.
Our areas of excellence include:
- Pancreaticobiliary surgery
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Colo-rectal surgery
- Oncologic surgery
- General thoracic surgery
- Endocrine surgery
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