Physician’s Profile

Daniel L. Feingold, MD

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Top Doctor: 
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Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Board Certificates: 
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Expertise: 
Ostomy Reversals
Pilonidal Cyst/Abscess
Rectal Bleeding
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
Twisted Colon/Intestine
Surgery, General
Colon & Rectal Cancer
Cancer Care
Abscess Drainage
Adhesions
Anal Warts
Intestinal Obstruction
Intussusception
J Pouch
Laparoscopic Proctectomy
Megacolon
Ostomy Creation, Care and Revision
Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colon Polyps
Colon Cancer
Colon and Rectal Disease
Colitis
Colectomies
Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty
Biofeedback Therapy
Anorectal Surgical Procedures
Anal Sphincter Incontinence
Anal Fistula
Sphincter Sparing Surgery
Small Bowel Resection
Small Bowel Disease
Small Bowel Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Anal Fissures
Pelvic Floor-Muscle Rehab
Rectal Surgery
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Rectal Carcinoma
Minimally Invasive Rectal Surgery
Rectal Cancer
Min Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Rectal and Anal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal Cancer
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
Ileostomy
Genital Warts
Fecal Incontinence
Diverticular Disease
Crohn's Disease
Constipation
Complex Anorectal Malformation
Sphincter Saving Operations
Colorectal Cancer
Diverticulitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Rectal Prolapse
Anal Fissure and Fistula
Hemorrhoids
Colonoscopy
Honors: 

Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

New York Magazine's Top Doctors, 2015-2016

The Edelman-Jarislowsky Endowed Chair in Surgery, 2013-present

New York Super Doctors 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Blakemore Surgical Research Award, Columbia University, 2003

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1995

About: 

Colorectal surgery is Dr. Feingold's passion. In order to provide exceptional care, once he finished training in General Surgery, Dr. Feingold went on to complete two advanced surgery fellowships in Colorectal Surgery and in Surgical Oncology. His practice focuses on improving patient care by preserving function and by reducing post-operative pain and post-operative complications. Dr. Feingold has been on faculty at Columbia University for 11 years and is double-board-certified in Colorectal Surgery and in General Surgery. Dr. Feingold holds the Stanley Edelman, MD-Stephen Jarislowsky Endowed Chair in Surgery and has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor every year beginning in 2012. He has published widely and frequently lectures at national surgery meetings on topics related to all aspects of colorectal surgery. Please visit www.vitals.com to read patient testimonials about Dr. Feingold.

Publications: 
Feingold DL and Kiran RP: Diagnosis and management of acute colonic diverticulitis, in Fazio VW, Church JM, Delaney CP, Kiran R (eds): Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery, 3rd edition, in press.
Feingold DL and Kiran RP: Complications of the ileal pouch, in Steele S, Hull T, Read T, Saclarides T, Senagore A, Whitlow C (eds): ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 3rd edition, in press.
Lee-Kong SA and Feingold DL: Hand-assisted left colectomy, in Ross H, Lee S, Mutch M, Rivadeneira D, Steele S (eds): Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease: Technique and Best Practices, 1st edition, 2015.
Lee-Kong SA and Feingold DL: Left hemicolectomy hand-assisted laparoscopic (HALS) technique, in Mulholland M, Hughes S, Hawn M, Sabel M, Albo D, Englesbe M, Dalman R (eds): Operative Techniques in Surgery, 1st edition, 2015.
Myers EA, Feingold DL, Arnell TD, Njoh L, Cekic V, Jang JH, Naffouje S, Whelan RL. The rate of use of hand-assisted laparoscopic methods is directly proportional to body mass index. Surg Endosc 28; 108-115, 2014.
Feingold DL, Steele SR, Lee S, Kaiser A, Boushey R, Buie WD, Rafferty JF. Practice parameters for the treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis. Dis Colon Rectum, 57; 284-294, 2014.
Feingold DL and Lee-Kong, SA: The history of minimally invasive surgery, Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery, David J. Schoetz, Jr (ed), 3-7, March 2013.
Myers EA, Feingold DL, Forde KA, Arnell TD, Jang JH, Whelan RL: Colorectal cancer in patients under 50 years of age: A retrospective analysis of two institutions’ experience. World J Gastroenterol 19; 5651-6757, 2013.
Jang JH, Balik E, Kirchoff D, Tromp W, Kumar A, Grieco M, Feingold DL, Cekic V, Njoh L, Whelan RL. Oncologic colorectal resection, not advanced endoscopic polypectomy, is the best treatment for large dysplastic adenomas. J Gastrointest Surg 16; 165-171, 2012.
Difficult Colonoscopy: Tricks and New Techniques for Getting to the Cecum, Podium presentation in the Advanced Endoscopy and Endoluminal Surgery Symposium, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2015.
Advanced endoscopic imaging: Polyps and dysplasia detection, Podium presentation in the Advanced Endoscopy/Endoluminal Surgery Symposium, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 2014.
Benign Abdominal and Colonoscopy Session moderator, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 2014.
Evolving Concepts in the Management of Diverticulitis: Laparoscopic Lavage, Podium presentation, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, October 2014.
Contemporary Management of Common Anorectal Problems: Complications of Anorectal Surgery, Podium presentation, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, San Francisco, CA, October 2014.
Triamcinolone Injection: an alternative muscle-sparing treatment for anal fissure, poster presentation, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May, 2013.
Laparoscopic lavage for diverticulitis: is it as good as the data suggests? Podium Presentation, Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, May, 2013.
Peri-anal Abscess and Fistula, Podium presentation, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, October 2012.
Advances in the management of diverticulitis: Laparoscopic lavage. Podium presentation, The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, June 2010.