Research

The Surgery Department at The Mount Sinai Hospital is dedicated to innovative research aimed at improving patient care.

Over the past year, the Surgery Department has experienced unprecedented growth across all of our clinical and research programs. Currently, there are many different types of research studies being conducted at different stages within the Divisions of Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Metabolic Endocrine Minimally Invasive Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology and the Surgical Critical Care Unit.

Below are research highlights throughout these Divisions:

  • We continue to evaluate surgical techniques for thyroidectomy, the development of intra-operative scoring systems and laparoscopic colon and abdominal surgeries

  • Surgeons within the Department are examining surgical techniques for aneurysm repair, arterial bypass and surgical treatment of carotid artery stenosis

  • Future diagnostic tools for early cancer detection are being examined in our Surgical Oncology Division in conjunction with Mount Sinai research laboratories

  • We are evaluating surgical and medical treatment for diabetes and the long-term utility of bariatric surgery

The results of these studies will ensure that our patients receive cutting-edge treatments and a better quality of care.