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Peter W Henderson, MD Email Peter Henderson

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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Surgery
    • Specialties
    • Surgery
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Union Square 212-844-8180

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Dr. Peter Henderson is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.   Dr. Henderson received a bachelor of art degree from Harvard University, a medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, and a master’s of business administration degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He completed his general surgery residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and his plastic surgery residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Columbia. He then completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he held the title of Instructor in Surgery. In addition, he was the Chief Research Fellow in the Laboratory for Bioregenerative Medicine and Surgery during his general surgery residency.   Through a range of surgical approaches and techniques, he is committed to helping patients restore, maintain, or improve their function and appearance. Dr. Henderson’s clinical care is concurrently supported by his research and academic pursuits. He is developing new approaches to rapid recovery after nerve injury; studying ways to improve outcomes in reconstruction of the breast (particularly after partial mastectomy), head and neck, and extremities; and developing new technology to improve surgical training and education.   Dr. Henderson is a member of many professional societies, and has been awarded the Dicran Goulian Prize for Academic Excellence in Plastic Surgery and the Bush Award for Excellence in Vascular Biology. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters and more than 110 research abstracts, and has lectured both nationally and internationally.   Watch as Dr. Henderson discusses breast reconstruction surgery on FacebookLive in honor of Breast Reconstruction Surgery Awareness Day.

Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Education, Neuronal Regeneration

Education

MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

MBA, Stern School of Business (NYU)

Residency, Plastic Surgery
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowship, Reconstructive Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Language

English

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