Patient Education and Information

The Media Learning Center features educational videos, animations of procedures, and other resources created by Department of Surgery experts. Initially developed for patients, these resources contain highly specific, up-to-date information that is also valuable for clinicians who wish to learn from top experts about the latest treatment options.

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Video Thumbnail: Breast Reconstruction Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey Ascherman covers the basics of breast reconstruction surgery.
Jeffrey A Ascherman, MD
Breast, Melanoma
Dr. Margaret Chen of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia and Dr. Ming-der Chang from the American Cancer Society - Asian Initiatives discuss the impact of breast cancer on Asian American women.
Video Thumbnail: Personalized Medicine Used for the Treatment of Lung Cancer - Joshua R. Sonett, MD
Dr. Sonett discusses how personalized medicine is used in the treatment of lung cancer.
Joshua R. Sonett, MD
Video Thumbnail: Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Staging - Joshua R. Sonett, MD
Thoracic, Melanoma
Dr. Sonett discusses lung cancer in detail.
Joshua R. Sonett, MD
Video Thumbnail: Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Mitral Valve Regurgitation – Hiroo Takayama, MD PhD
Dr. Hiroo Takayama discusses a condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD
ECMO, Thoracic
Dr. Cara Agerstrand, Medical ECMO Attending at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia's Center for Acute Respiratory Failure discusses the cutting-edge technology behind Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).
Video Thumbnail: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day - Message from the Executive Director, Dr. John Chabot
Pancreas, Melanoma
Dr. John Chabot presents at Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day
John A Chabot, MD