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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Pancreas
In the following video, Dr. Beth Schrope discusses the different types of pancreatic cysts, as well as common symptoms and treatment options.
Pancreas
In the following video, Dr. Beth Schrope discusses pancreatic cysts in detail.
Thyroid
Endocrine
Closing remarks from thyroid cancer awareness month 2013.
Pancreas
The Whipple Procedure (also known as pancreaticoduodenectomy) is a common procedure performed for a variety of disease of the pancreas.
Thyroid
Endocrine
Dr. James Lee shows patients where they thyroid gland is located and what its function is within the body.
Thyroid
Endocrine
Dr. James Lee and Dr. Robert McConnell welcome patients to thyroid cancer awareness month.
Plastic
Dr. Jeffrey Ascherman covers the basics of breast reconstruction surgery.
Liver
Dr. Julia Wattacheril and Dr. Joel Lavine answer some common questions surrounding Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).
Breast
Melanoma
Dr. Margaret Chen of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia and Dr. Ming-der Chang from the American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives discuss the impact of breast cancer on Asian American women.
Thoracic
Lung Transplant
Dr. Sonett discusses how personalized medicine is used in the treatment of lung cancer.

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