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: Pancreas Transplantation: A Guide for Patients
Kidney Transplant
Dr. Lloyd Rater gives a quick overview of the pancreatic transplantation process for patients.
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD
Video Thumbnail: Adolescent Obesity Surgery
Weight Loss
Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman addresses questions regarding adolescent obesity surgery.
Jeffrey L. Zitsman, MD
Video Thumbnail: Introduction to Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss
Dr. Beth Schrope provides an introduction to the different weight loss surgery options available for patients.

Beth A. Schrope, MD, PhD, FACS
Video Thumbnail: Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Metastasis to the Liver
Liver, Colorectal
Benjamin Samstein, M.D., the Surgical Director at the Living Donor Liver Transplant Program and an Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, discusses surgical treatment of colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver.
Benjamin Samstein, M.D.