Group News

300 years after the first successful appendectomy, we’re still learning about this mysterious organ.
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3,469 veterans have been awarded the Medal of Honor. Only one went to a woman. Here’s her story.
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Blog & Newsletter

Surgery With No Incisions

Minimal Access Surgery – GERD and weight loss procedures with no incisions now available.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Honors and Awards

Congratulations to these faculty members for receiving outstanding awards this quarter.
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In the Media

Good Guys Finish First

Dr. Spencer Amory, Division Chief of General Surgery receives the 2014 Jerry Gliklich Award for Exemplary Clinical Care.
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Blog & Newsletter

Hernias: What You Need to Know

A hernia is a very common condition that can affect men and women of all ages.
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Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center are conducting a clinical trial to test whether an exercise and diet weight loss program can help overweight colon or rectal cancer survivors reach a healthy body weigh. The National Cancer Institute-funded research study offers nutrition counseling and free membership to a weight loss facility to help women who have had colon or rectal cancer reach a healthy body weight in one year.
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