The Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian 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.


Comprehensive Expertise

Our surgeons 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 Allen Hospital specialize in the treatment of all kinds of hernias, and are experts in the repair of complex and recurrent hernias.

A Leader in Gallbladder Surgery

We are recognized as a Center of Excellence for the treatment of gallbladder diseases, and are home to one of the most active referral centers for the surgical treatment of gallstones in the New York City metropolitan area. Our 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.

Specialized Care for Older Patients

With other clinicians at Allen Hospital, the Department of Surgery provides surgical care for a large number of patients in their 80s and 90s, with excellent results. Our 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.

Our Physicians

All physicians at Allen Hospital are also on the staff of NewYork-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. You can experience the level of exceptional care expected from NewYork-Presbyterian in a personal and accessible environment.

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