Researcher’s Profile

Allen B. Chefitz, MD


Hernia surgery Biomaterials Breast surgery

Chefitz, AB, Ackerman, MS. Open Versus Laparoscopic Hernia Repair at a Community Teaching Hospital: Assessing Postoperative Pain. Surgical Rounds; March, 2002.
Chefitz, AB, "Laparoscopic Ripstein Procedure" — International Symposium on Trends in Endoscopic Surgery, 1994.

Dr. Chefitz is a Board-certified surgeon, specializing in laparoscopic surgery and the use of biomaterials, with interests in hernia and breast research. He received his surgical training from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his medical training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester. He also has extensive experience in surgical quality assurance.