Surgery

At Mount Sinai Brooklyn, our surgery teams are proud to make advanced, evidence-based care available to patients in our own neighborhood.We are highly skilled in using da Vinci robotic systems, which mean less scarring, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recoveries for patients. As part of the Mount Sinai Health System, we provide expert care in a range of areas, such as general surgery, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery, vascular surgery, and treatments for a variety of cancers.

From your very first visit with us, our specialists welcome your questions and make sure you understand what to expect before, during, and after a procedure. In addition, our teams take a multidisciplinary approach, partnering with oncologists, primary care physicians, and other specialists to ensure each patient receives 360-degree care.

Colon and Rectal Surgery Services We Provide

Our colon and rectal surgery specialists offer sophisticated, cutting-edge services in the convenience of our community. Combining surgical skill with a compassionate approach, our team provides experienced care for a range of conditions, including: 

  • Anal cancer
  • Anal fistula, abscess, and fissures
  • Colon cancer
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal incontinence 
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectal cancer

Our team is committed to achieving the best possible surgical results with the lowest possible complication rates. We have extensive experience with robotic surgery and are skilled in performing a range of procedures, including fistulotomies and hemorrhoidectomies.

 General Surgery Services We Provide

The Mount Sinai Brooklyn general surgery team puts today’s newest technologies to work for patients. Giving compassionate, personal attention to each patient and their family, our surgeons are skilled in treating a range of conditions, including: 

  • Appendicitis
  • Gall bladder disease
  • Hernias
  • Soft tissue infections
  • Tumors

Performing a high volume of robotic procedures, our surgeons are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes while limiting pain, minimizing complications, and returning our patients to a normal routine as soon as possible.

Vascular Surgery Services We Provide

Always keeping up with new technologies and techniques, our team provides university-level vascular services right here in our community. We offer expert care in a range areas, including: 

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD) in lower extremities
  • Varicose veins

Not all patients who walk into our office need surgery, so our care includes initial consultations and medication management. Should surgery become necessary, we perform a range of minimally invasive procedures right here in Brooklyn, only referring to our Manhattan colleagues for the most complex cases.

At Mount Sinai Brooklyn, our surgeons put their extensive experience and specialized skills to work for each patient and their family.   

Meet Our Surgery Team

At Mount Sinai Brooklyn, our surgeons put their extensive experience and specialized skills to work for each patient and their family.

Learn more about our Brooklyn surgery team:

Melissa Baldwin, MD

Elliot Goodman, MD

Gary Gwertzman, MD

Merab Krikhely, MD

Julia Zakhaleva, MD