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FRANK J CALIENDO, MD

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    • Specialties
    • Surgery
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery / Proctology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

The practice of Frank Caliendo, MD, MHCDS, FACS, FASCRS consists of the treatment of routine and complex disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. His areas of interest include laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, as well as a commitment to the value-based improvement of health care delivery by achieving better outcomes. With the robotic system, Dr. Caliendo is able to perform minimally invasive resections of the colon and rectum. He has had the honor and privilege of teaching these procedures to colon and rectal surgical residents since 2000.

Dr. Caliendo received his medical degree at The University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. He completed five years of General Surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and pursued specialty training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ, where he trained under Dr. Eugene Salvati, one of the “fathers” of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He was made Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 2012 and held that position until 2016 when he joined Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York.

Dr. Caliendo is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery as well as the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He serves as the Senior Vice President of the Mount Sinai Health Network, and as Director of Colorectal Surgical Services at South Nassau Community hospital. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS). In 2015, Dr. Caliendo completed a Master’s program in Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth College and Tuck Business School (MHCDS). He has presented research at local and regional colon and rectal surgical society meetings as well as the national meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

For more information, please visit www.crssny.com. 

 

Certifications

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Education

MD, Chicago Medical School

Residency, Surgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Fellowship, Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson Med. School

Language

English