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Message from The Chairman,
Pierre Saldinger, MD, FACS

The Department of Surgery at NYHQ provides a full range of surgical treatments using cutting edge techniques and technologies including complex colorectal surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, advanced open and endovascular surgery for aortic aneurysms and robotic urologic surgery.
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Meet the Vice Chairmen: Stephen Merola, M.D.,F.A.C.S and Andy Lee, M.D.,F.A.C.S.

The Department of Surgery specialties include:

Vascular Surgery
Chief, Rajeev Dayal, MD, FACS

Colorectal Surgery
Chief, Christopher Foglia, MD, FACS

Urology & Robotic Surgery 

Chief, Gerald Wang, MD

Pediatric Urology
Director, Mark Horowitz, MD

General, Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery

Stephen Merola, MD, FACS

Breast Surgery
Director, Beth Siegel, MD

Neurologic & Spine Surgery

Chief, Jaime Nieto, MD

Pediatric Surgery
Chief, Nitsana A. Spigland,MD

Surgical Oncology

Acute Trauma & Critical Care
Chief, Jason Sample, MD 

Plastic Surgery 
Co-Chief, Norman V. Godfrey, MD
Co-Chief, Philip M. Godfrey, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT)/ Head & Neck
Co-Chief, Jerry Huo, MD
Co-Chief, Larry Shemen, MD

Residency Program
Director, Armando E. Castro, MD 

Associate Program Director
Joel Ricci-Gorbea, MD

Chief, Sangwoo Lee, MD


Surgical programs:

Breast Center

Pediatric Urology

Proctology Program

Surgical Weight Loss

Vein Center

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