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Roshni Rao, MD, Chief of Breast Surgery at Columbia, reviews the latest FDA warning related to robotic surgery and mastectomies.
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While it’s been around for years, TAVR was initially used as a last-chance option for people with highly severe aortic disease who wouldn’t be healthy enough to endure the intensity of a traditional surgery
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Introducing the Pancreas Translational Research Program Directed by oncologist Gulam A. Manji, MD, PhD
The Columbia Pancreas Center is delighted to announce that our medical oncologist Gulam Manji, MD has been named the director of the newly established Pancreas Medical Oncology and Translational Research program.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Dr. Debby Keller Answers Your Colorectal Questions on Facebook

March is colorectal cancer awareness month, and to help get the word out, Columbia colorectal surgeon Deborah Keller, MD is teaming up with the Colorectal Cancer Alliance for a Facebook live streaming event to answer your questions.
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Tips for Better Vein Health While Flying
Are you at risk for developing deep vein thrombosis on your next flight? Columbia Vascular surgeon Dr. Danielle Bajakian breaks down the myths and facts surrounding vein health and flying.
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Reporting Outcomes in Surgery
For 30 years, cardiac surgeons have tracked their outcomes data in the Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Database - but why?
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Columbia heart surgeons discuss age limits and quality testing for surgeons
Earlier this month the New York Times explored an important question: “When is the surgeon too old to operate?” Columbia's heart surgeons give us their insight.
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Obesity is a national epidemic, and it’s affecting our children at an alarming rate. Today, some 2 million teenagers suffer from severe obesity. And Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, Director of the Center for Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, declares they are all candidates for weight loss surgery.
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Dr. Takayama and Dr. Patel perform an aortic surgery
Aortic surgery experts at Columbia explain how aortic surgery patients benefit from a multidisciplinary approach between cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons.
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