Scott J Belsley, MD Email Scott Belsley
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai West 212-523-8041 212-523-8041
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Dr. Belsley is a board-certified minimally invasive surgeon. He is the Director of the Mount Sinai West General Surgery Division, and an Associate Professor of Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Belsley earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. He trained at St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center for general surgery and received additional fellowships in robotics, advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery from Hackensack University Hospital.
Dr. Belsley has been continually practicing at Mount Sinai West since 2006. The epicenter of Dr. Belsley’s clinical practice is bariatric surgery with an interest specific to the gastroesophageal junction and intestinal foregut. Dr. Belsley performs bariatric surgery at Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), a Center of Excellence for Bariatric surgery. His office at Mount Sinai West offers a personalized approach with his own orientation sessions, support groups and nutritionist, available in both English and Spanish. He performs many different types of operations including laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve, hernia surgery and minimally invasive cancer surgery on the stomach. Dr. Belsley has published close to one hundred abstracts, papers and book chapters and lectured at both national and international conferences.
American Board of Surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Diaphragmatic Hernia
- Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
- Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency, General Surgery
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery
Hackensack University Medical Center
Charles McBurney Prize in Surgery
St. Luke's - Roosevelt Department of Surgery
Dr. Belsley collaborates with a number of physicians across the Mt. Sinai health system with clinical studies relating to obesity and nutrition.
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Dr.Belsley did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2020 and/or 2021: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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