General Surgery

Working with physicians in other specialties and referring doctors, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital general surgeons evaluate and treat a full range of complex problems.

Our general surgeons work in the following areas:

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, including gallbladder disease, cancer, portal hypertension, appendicitis, diabetes, infections, peptic ulcer disease, small intestine cancer, stomach cancer, and cystic diseases.
  • Upper gastrointestinal and small bowel disorders, including ulcers, hiatal hernia, achalasia, gastritis, GI bleeding, gastroparesis, GERD, and reflux as well as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograph (ERCP).
  • Single-port surgery, colonoscopy, bariatric surgery, gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, gastrointestinal surgery for severe obesity, weight loss surgery, treatment for metabolic syndrome and obesity, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG).
  • Laparoscopic surgery, including cholecystectomy, hernia repairs (including hiatal hernia), adrenalectomy, antireflux surgery, lymph node biopsy, splenectomy, digestive disease surgery, surgery for achalasia, diagnostic laparoscopy, and other advanced procedures.

For more information on general surgical procedures offered at NYPBMH, call 718-780-3288.

For more information on the Advanced and Minimally Invasive Surgery program, call 718-499-CARE (718-499-2273).