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: 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
Breast, Melanoma
In the third part of our show on breast cancer, Dr. Sheldon Feldman discusses what patients need to know about dealing with late stage breast cancer.
Video Thumbnail: Living Donation Liver Transplant - The Donor Process
The following video discusses how one can become a living liver donor at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.