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Living donor transplantation has saved countless lives, but traditionally meant finding a compatible donor amongst a person’s close friends and family, which isn’t always possible.
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On the morning of a complex aneurysm operation, Virendra Patel, MD, comes in early, blocks off alone time, and sketches.
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The impact of the results from low-risk TAVR trials will be felt for many years. It will be felt by a wide group - surgeons, cardiologists, hospital systems, insurance companies, and most importantly patients.
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Nicholas Morrissey, MD
It was 8 am on a Thursday, and Nicholas Morrissey, MD, had already completed a proper morning. He taught residents from 6:15-7, attended a conference from 7-7:30, then met with his first patient in pre-op.
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Roshni Rao, MD, Chief of Breast Surgery at Columbia, reviews the latest FDA warning related to robotic surgery and mastectomies.
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While it’s been around for years, TAVR was initially used as a last-chance option for people with highly severe aortic disease who wouldn’t be healthy enough to endure the intensity of a traditional surgery
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Introducing the Pancreas Translational Research Program Directed by oncologist Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD
The Columbia Pancreas Center is delighted to announce that our medical oncologist Gulam Manji, MD has been named the director of the newly established Pancreas Medical Oncology and Translational Research program.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Dr. Debby Keller Answers Your Colorectal Questions on Facebook

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and to help get the word out, Columbia colorectal surgeon Deborah Keller, MD is teaming up with the Colorectal Cancer Alliance for a Facebook live streaming event to answer your questions.
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Tips for Better Vein Health While Flying
Are you at risk for developing deep vein thrombosis on your next flight? Columbia Vascular surgeon Dr. Danielle Bajakian breaks down the myths and facts surrounding vein health and flying.
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