Dr. Stylianos comes to NYP/Columbia most recently from serving as the Chief of Pediatric Surgery and Associate Surgeon-in-Chief at the Cohen Children’s Medical Center (North Shore- LIJ) and Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. However, his current appointments at NYP/Columbia mark a return to the institution where he did his general surgical training and spent the early part of his career beginning in 1992. Dr. Stylianos gained significant acclaim when he organized and directed the 50-member team of physicians and nurses who separated conjoined twins in 1993, 1995 and 2000.
Throughout the years, Dr. Stylianos has served as Chairman of the Trauma Committee for the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) from 1997–2002 and authored the APSA position paper supporting all measures to reduce the toll of firearm violence in children. He also served as the Co-Principal Investigator of the U.S. Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau’s grant to APSA “Partnership for Development and Dissemination of Outcomes Measures for Injured Children.”
Currently, Dr. Stylianos is a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and is a consultant for the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the new Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Associate Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and served on the Executive Board and was a founding member of the Pediatric Trauma Society.
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MD, New York University School of Medicine
1983 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston
Chapters, case reports, reviews, and editorials:
Rudolph N. Schullinger Professor of Pediatric Surgery at CUMC
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Service Excellence Award 2002, for the Pediatric Bereavement "Good Grief" Program