Patient Education and Information

The Media Learning Center features educational videos, animations of procedures, and other resources created by Department of Surgery experts. Initially developed for patients, these resources contain highly specific, up-to-date information that is also valuable for clinicians who wish to learn from top experts about the latest treatment options.

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Colorectal
Steven A. Lee-Kong, MD, FASCRS
Although 9 out of 10 patients with colon cancer are over age 50, young patients are not immune. In this moving video, Adalis Martinez shares her story of getting colon cancer at age 21.
ColorectalSecond Opinion
Pokala Ravi Kiran, MD
Dr. Ravi P. Kiran welcomes patients to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day event.
LiverColorectal
Benjamin Samstein, MD
Benjamin Samstein, M.D., the Surgical Director at the Living Donor Liver Transplant Program and an Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, discusses surgical treatment of colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver.