Michael D. Lieberman, <span>MD</span>

Michael D. Lieberman, MD

General Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-8430, (646) 962-5121
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. Lieberman serves as Director of Surgical Oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital /Weill Cornell Medical Center, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and consultant at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. Dr. Lieberman is also Director of Surgery at The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.


He is skilled and experienced in a wide array of surgical procedures, and specializes in the area gastrointestinal malignancies--including colon and rectal cancers, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, and hepatobiliary cancers--as well as melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma.

Dr. Lieberman completed his surgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.


Certified by the American Board of Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lieberman utilizes the latest innovations in surgical techniques, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, to minimize patient discomfort and promote recovery from surgical procedures. He performs laparoscopic procedures on the colon, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, spleen, and stomach.


Dr. Lieberman is a member of a myriad of professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He has also received numerous awards, including the New Jersey Medical School's Dr. Prystowsky Award for Patient Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital's Surgical Scholar Award, and American Cancer Society Career Development Award. In addition, he has published numerous articles and nine book chapters, many of which are devoted to surgery and nutritional issues in patients with cancer.


A respected leader in the Weill Cornell Department of Surgery for 15 years, Dr. Lieberman is dedicated to providing the very best in surgical and postsurgical care for every patient.




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1985 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Residency: 1992 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency: 1994 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center