About Us

Considered leaders in the surgical field, our faculty have developed universal standards of care in multiple surgical specialties. Mount Sinai surgeons are credited with:

  • Discovering Crohn’s disease in order to treat it
  • Developing the duodenal switch technique for weight loss surgery
  • Performing the first minimally invasive aortic repair
  • Advancing scar-less surgery

True pioneers, our surgeons push traditional limitations every day in order to provide the most advanced and comprehensive care to you.

You know you are in the best hands at Mount Sinai, proven by our incredible past, vital present, and promising future.

Mount Sinai’s Department of Surgery uses only the most innovative and proven surgical techniques, performed by our expert surgeons who specialize in:

Learn more about our innovative techniques, and how our surgeons are advancing the field of surgery every day:

  • Surgeons at Mount Sinai Union Square performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, the only technique to result in zero scarring after surgery.
  • Mount Sinai is the first institution in the New York metropolitan area to offer robotic assisted breast reconstruction.
  • Surgeons in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s performed the first completely robotic anatomic liver resection– a first-of-its-kind procedure for the Mount Sinai Health System.
  • Our Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion (HIPEC) program progressed beyond adult care to treat pediatric patients.
  • Mount Sinai vascular surgeons have developed a multi-side branched endograph that allows surgeons to avoid traditional, open surgery to manage complex aortic aneurysms.
  • Mount Sinai is one of only five sites in the US examining the efficacy of the Flex® Robotic System to treat rectal cancer.
  • Our Global Surgical Health Program has expanded to Uganda, Africa where we have broken ground on the construction of a new surgical facility.