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Surgeons at NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital have the highest success rate in the nation for primary repair of biliary atresia (BA), a congenital defect that causes bile to back up into the liver, usually resulting in the need for a liver transplant within the first two years of a child’s life. And in cases where a transplant is needed, our transplantation team has made great strides with living donors.
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Eggs are a fantastic source of inexpensive, high quality protein. In fact, one egg contains seven grams of protein in addition to 14 essential nutrients including choline and vitamin D. They are easily digested and great for patients experiencing digestive symptoms. However, not all eggs are created equal, so let’s take a look at the differences between eggs by looking at labels……
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Gastric bypass surgery, performed for over 50 years, is one of the most common weight loss operations in the United States. Columbia bariatric surgeon, Dr. Abraham Krikhely tells why it’s especially effective for those with GERD (acid reflux) and diabetes.
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Craig R. Smith, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery, with cardiac nurses.
What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Celebrates Landmarks in Heart Surgery

On March 29, 2017 NYP/Columbia celebrated 60 years of innovation in open-heart surgery with a gathering of patients, doctors, surgeons, nurses, and an official proclamation from the New York State Assembly and Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer.
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Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the nationally recognized Aortic Surgery Program and the Cardiovascular Institute at Columbia University Medical Center.
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As a new member of the PERT Consortium, inaugurated in 2015, NYP/Columbia is in the vanguard of treating pulmonary embolism with a rapid response, multidisciplinary team led by Philip Green, MD.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Columbia Announces New Marfan Clinic

We are excited to announce the launch of a NYP-Columbia University Medical Center Marfan Clinic in June 2017. Our goal is to establish the CUMC Marfan Clinic as the premier site for evaluating and treating patients with Marfan Syndrome and other related connective tissue disorders in the NYC Metro area.
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Blog & Newsletter

Advances in Curing Hepatitis C

Treat and be Proactive.
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Blog & Newsletter

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. To reduce your risk, maintain a healthy weight, be physically active, and drink alcohol in moderation.
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