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Daniel H. Hunt, MD, FACS

Colon and Rectal Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Surgery (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 962-2270

Biography

Dr. Hunt earned his M.D. degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1999.  He began his general surgery residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey in 1999.  He spent two years as a Surgical Oncology Fellow at Weill Cornell Medical College studying the effects of APC mutations on colon carcinogenesis.  Dr. Hunt completed his general surgery residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 2006.  He went on to complete a Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery and Rectal Cancer Management Fellowship at Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA in 2007.  During his time at Lankenau, he gained extensive training in advanced laparoscopy, transanal endoscopic microsurgery, and the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer under Drs. John and Gerald Marks. Dr. Hunt completed his surgical training with a Colorectal Surgery Residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and Columbia campuses under Drs. Jeffrey Milsom and Richard Whelan in 2008. He was recruited back to Lankenau Medical Center on completion of his training and joined the staff at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center a year later in 2009.

He is a Fellow of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.  He is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research in abstracts, posters and oral presentations at many professional society meetings.

 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Cigna

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP [HMO, Medicaid, Medicare]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, HMO, Mediblue (Senior)]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

Education

1999 Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Residency: 2001 Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Residency: 2006 University Hospital of Brooklyn

Fellowship: 2007 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: 2008 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center