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Internationally renowned “surgeon’s surgeon” is known for his skill in highly complex cases.
Having a rapport with kids is a critical part of the job for James Church and other Columbia colorectal surgeons who treat people with hereditary colon cancer.
When Bisant Labib needed surgery to remove a large tumor growing in her spinal cord, all the doctors she consulted recommended the same neurosurgeon—Paul McCormick.
A study of weight loss methods suggests that gastric bypass surgery is the best strategy for patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, regardless of the severity of a patient’s diabetes.
- October 31, 2016
A major international study has found that drug-eluting stents are as effective as surgery for many patients with a blockage in the left main coronary artery.
- August 23, 2016
The use of power morcellators dramatically declined after federal warnings that the device could spread cancer, according to a Journal of the American Medical Association study.
- May 19, 2016
Investigators have uncovered a "weekend effect" contributing to the worsening availability of donor kidneys in the United States
- March 7, 2016
A new study found the number of “Tommy John” surgeries to repair a pitching-related elbow injury has tripled in recent years, mainly among adolescent athletes.
- August 31, 2015
An analysis documents worse outcomes and burgeoning costs for patients with diabetes who have coronary artery disease that requires surgery.
- August 25, 2015
For patients with chronic pancreatitis, a rare treatment called auto islet transplantation offers hope.
- April 16, 2015
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.