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Lawrence Bodenstein, MD Email Lawrence Bodenstein

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    • Positions
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Dr. Bodenstein earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Johns Hopkins University, a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a doctoral degree from Harvard University. He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in surgical critical care at Beth Israel Hospital (Boston) and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Babies' Hospital (currently, the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian). Dr. Bodenstein is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Oncology Group. He previously served as Vice-Chair on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Columbia University.

Dr. Bodenstein maintains an active clinical practice in the New York area and was on the faculties of New York University Medical Center (1994-2002) and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian (2002-2015) prior to joining Mount Sinai. His practice is confined to infants, children and adolescents and includes endocrine surgery, surgery of the esophagus, gastric, intestinal and colorectal surgery, surgery of the liver, gall bladder, spleen and pancreas, hernia surgery, testicular surgery, newborn surgery and surgery of congenital abnormalities, surgery of the chest and lungs, and surgery for cancer and other tumors. He has a special interest in chest wall anomalies such as pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. Minimally-invasive techniques are used where applicable. Prenatal consultations for conditions diagnosed during pregnancy are welcome.



Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Research Topics

Computational Biology, Computer Simulation, Developmental Biology, Embryology, Gene Discovery, Morphogenesis


MD, Harvard Medical School

Residency, General Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School

Fellowship, Critical Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School

Fellowship, Pediatic Surgery
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian