News

Columbia’s Division of Colorectal Surgery has unmatched expertise in the surgical management of Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis, forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), offering the most innovative surgical approaches to preserve intestinal length and help patients retain continence after bowel resection.
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The concept that plant based diets can improve health and prevent disease has been recently brought to the mainstream through various documentaries and media outlets.
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The Department of Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) is very pleased to announce a gift to create the Newmyer Family Fellowship for Innovation in Surgery, with gratitude to donor Arthur G. (“Terry”) Newmyer III.
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NYP/Columbia is home to the largest CF lung transplant program in the NY metro area.
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Caring for a wide range of conditions
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Helping those with late-stage emphysema
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Blog & Newsletter

Sugar and Cancer

One commonly asked question asked by oncology patients is “Does Sugar Feed Cancer?” Eating sugar can be a source of fear and anxiety due to misinformation in the media. With holidays coming up, there are lots of delicious sweets around, so now is the perfect time to address this topic.
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Robot enhanced minimally invasive surgery is the latest advance in bariatric surgery. In the following Q&A, Dr. Abraham Krikhely explains what patients need to know about this new approach.
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