56-45 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Flushing, N.Y. 11355
Phone: (718) 670-1700
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The Department of Surgery provides core surgical services within the
preeminent acute care institution of Queens, New York, and maintains a
flourishing surgical residency program.
The clinical schedule of the department's staff is complemented by a
vital academic program that helps keeps department clinical capabilities
on the cutting edge of technology and advancing surgical protocols.
These academic pursuits have at their core a surgical residency program
which graduates four surgeons each year.
Surgical Subspecialty Services
Bariatric Surgery -
Director, Stephen Merola, MD
Colorectal Surgery -
Director; Howard Tiszenkel, MD
Head and Neck Surgery -
Director; Larry Shemen, MD
Minimally Invasive Surgery -
Director; Stephen Merola, M.D.
Neurosurgery - Director; Jaime
Oncologic Surgery -
Director, Mitchell Chorost, MD
Ophthalmology and Eye
Center - Director; Sangwoo Lee, MD
Otolaryngology - Director;
Jerry Huo, MD
Plastic Surgery - Directors;
Norman V. Godfrey, MD, Philip M. Godfrey, MD,DMD
Robotic Surgery -
Director, Gerald Wang, MD
Trauma - Director; Jason
Urology - Director; Gerald Wang, MD
Vascular Services: Vascular
and Endovascular Surgery
and Vascular Lab - Medical Director; Andy Lee, MD
Additional surgical services at New York Hospital Queens:
Meet the Chairman and
Surgeon-in-Chief: Pierre F. Saldinger, M.D.
Meet the Vice Chairmen: Stephen
Find out more information at the American
College of Surgeons website, or our local chapter, The Brooklyn-Long
Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.