Spencer E. Amory, <span>MD, FACS</span>

Spencer E. Amory, MD, FACS

Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Cancer Care
Languages: Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 305-5221
One of America's Top Doctors


Dr. Amory received his medical training from Johns Hopkins and Columbia Universities. He developed techniques in laparoscopic cholecystectomy that enabled his group to have the lowest open cholecystectomy rates in the state.

In addition, Dr. Amory has earned a reputation for his diagnostic acumen in complex surgical problems and for highly individualized and personalized care. In recognition of his exceptional care of patients, collegiality with peers, and outstanding outcomes, Dr. Amory was awarded the the 2014 Jerry Gliklich Award for Exemplary Clinical Care, formerly "Practitioner of the Year" award, by the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Society of Practitioners.

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BS, 1979 Summa Cum Laude, Long Island University, Brooklyn Center

MD, 1983 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Internship: 1984 Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Residency: 1989 Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center


  1. Amory S. Opportunities for the General Surgeon in the Academic Medical Center. John Jones Surgical Society Newsletter 1999 Winter; 2:2.
  2. Farman J., Goldsten D.J. Sugalski M., Moazami N., Amory S. Bouveret's Syndrome: Diagnosis by Helical CT Scan. Clinical Imaging 1998: 22:240-2.
  3. Rosing M.A., Amory S. Perforated ileal diverticulitis. An atypical presentation with definitive diagnosis by laparoscopy. Case Report Surgical Endoscopy 1995 9(5):522-524.
  4. Forde, KA, Amory, SE, Tsai, JL: A New Flexible Videondoscope for Minimal Access Surgery. Surgical Endoscomy, 1993.
  5. Forde K.A., Amory S.E. Colonscopy and the Surgeon. Audiovisual Collection of the American College of Surgeons. 1988.

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Jose M. Ferrer Clinical Professor of Surgery

  • Leonard Tow award for Humanism in Medicine 2007
  • Physician of the Year 2006, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital,Department of Nursing
  • Teacher of the Year, BALSO 2002
  • Teacher of the Year, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2001
  • Teaching in the Clinical Years, Charles W. Bohmfalk Award,College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2001
  • Teacher of the Year, BALSO 2000
  • Teacher Recognition Award, College of Physicians & Surgeons,Class of 2000
  • Teacher of the Year, BALSO 1999
  • Teacher of the Year, BALSO 1997
  • Teacher of the Year, BALSO 1994