The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital brings the world-class surgical skill and state-of-the-art techniques of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center closer to families in Westchester County, the Bronx, northern Manhattan, and surrounding communities.

Surgeons at The Allen Hospital treat adults with a broad variety of conditions, including hernias, benign and malignant gastrointestinal disorders, trauma, and other emergency conditions. Leveraging the continuous research and innovation of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia in a community setting, they perform a large volume of minimally invasive operations, such as laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic appendectomy, and laparoscopic colon surgery. Surgeons at The Allen Hospital specialize in the treatment of all kinds of hernias, and are experts in the repair of complex and recurrent hernias.

In addition, the Department of Surgery is a recognized Center of Excellence for the treatment of gallbladder diseases, and is one of the most active referral centers for the surgical treatment of gallstones in the New York City metropolitan area. Allen Hospital surgeons perform over 95 percent of gallbladder removal procedures laparoscopically. They have more than 20 years of experience as leaders in this field and have achieved success rates that surpass other institutions nationwide.

Geriatric Care

Geriatric care is another area of special surgical expertise. In concert with other clinicians at The Allen Hospital, the Department of Surgery provides surgical care for a large number of patients in their 80s and 90s, with excellent results. The Allen Hospital's screening and free health education programs – which promote the prevention and early detection of colon cancer, gallstone diseases, and other conditions – are widely attended and are very popular in the community.

About Our Physicians

All physicians at The Allen Hospital are also on the staff of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia, one of the country's major medical centers. In addition, each of our physicians is a member of the highly regarded ColumbiaDoctors faculty practice. This means that patients experience the level of exceptional care expected from NewYork-Presbyterian in a personal and accessible environment.


NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway (at 220th Street)
New York, NY 10034
Telephone: 212-932-5200, 866-NYP-ALLEN