Allen B. Chefitz, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Cancer Care
Office Phone: (914) 787-4000


Dr. Chefitz is a Board-certified surgeon, specializing in laparoscopic surgery and the use of biomaterials, with interests in hernia and breast research. He received his surgical training from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his medical training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester. He also has extensive experience in surgical quality assurance.

Area of Expertise


University of Massachusetts Medical School

Internship: Montefiore Medical Center

Residency: Montefiore Medical Center


  1. Chefitz, AB, Ackerman, MS. Open Versus Laparoscopic Hernia Repair at a Community Teaching Hospital: Assessing Postoperative Pain. Surgical Rounds; March, 2002.
  2. Chefitz, AB, "Laparoscopic Ripstein Procedure" — International Symposium on Trends in Endoscopic Surgery, 1994.

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