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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.
- November 18, 2014
Hospital to be a founding sponsor and the official hospital of the Club.
- November 6, 2014
Nearly half of young baseball players are encouraged to keep playing despite arm pain.
- October 8, 2014
Study compares robot-assisted surgery with conventional laparoscopic surgery for benign gynecologic conditions.
- September 22, 2014
Technique induces insulin production in the livers of patients who require a total pancreatectomy.
- August 26, 2014
Columbia surgeons and radiation oncologists deliver precise radiotherapy immediately following cancer tumor removal.
Source:NY Daily NewsAugust 15, 2014
- June 13, 2014
Pediatric urology surgeon Pasquale Casale explains the advantages of robotic surgery for both children and their surgeons
- June 11, 2014
The John Jones Surgical Society will honor the legacy of Ken Forde, a member of the Columbia University Medical Center community for nearly 60 years.
- May 27, 2014
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.