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What's New in the Department of Surgery

John-Paul Bellistri, MD, Joins Center for Advanced Surgery

John-Paul Bellistri, M.D. has joined the faculty at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center as a specialist in General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Bellistri will be practicing at the NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY in the Center for Advanced Surgery.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

James Mark Kiely, MD, Joins Faculty

James Mark Kiely, MD, has joined the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NYP/Columbia, as Assistant Professor of Surgery.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Roshni Rao, MD, FACS, New Chief of the Breast Surgery Program

Roshni Rao, MD, FACS has been appointed Chief of the Breast Surgery program at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center and Associate Professor of Surgery.
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The Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at NYP/Columbia is making noteworthy progress in the treatment of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), cancer of the bile duct, and is the national leader in this field.
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The Columbia Thyroid Biopsy Program is a leader in addressing multi-nodular thyroid disease and thyroid cancer. It offers same-day onsite evaluations, with surgeons coordinating with cytopathologists to minimize the number of biopsies required to get definitive results.
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At NYP/Columbia, general thoracic surgeon Frank D’Ovidio, MD, PhD, is collaborating with gastroentereologists David Markowitz, MD and Daniela Jodorkovsky, MD, to help patients with complex esophago-gastro-intestinal motility disorders. A wide range of services is now offered by a panel of experts at the Center for Motility and Neurogastroenterology, one of a few such programs in the nation.
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NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has received $100,000 grant from The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma to study fluid management for critically ill pediatric trauma patients. “Traditionally resuscitation of these patients has involved high VOLUME fluid administration, yet recent studies suggest that restricting fluids may be beneficial,” says Vincent Duron, MD, Principal Investigator of this study. “Our goal is to establish guidelines for this situation."
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