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After a double-lung transplant, Jerry Cahill defies the odds with kidney-liver transplant, and continues to thrive and advocate for others.
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Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Craig Smith, Chair of the Department of Surgery, sends updates to faculty and staff about pandemic response and priorities. Today, Dr. Smith reflects on the crisis in the context of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
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Every year, U.S. News and World Report ranks hospitals in fifteen specialties and seventeen procedures and conditions, as well as by region, and includes an overall tally for the top twenty. But how meaningful are these distinctions?
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Dr. James Church says a complete surgeon is a wonderer. And he aims to instill that wonder in a new generation of colorectal surgeons.
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A conversation with Sam Yoon, MD, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Vice Chair of Surgical Oncology Research and Education.
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Sam S. Yoon, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center is proud to announce that Sam S. Yoon, MD, has joined the Department of Surgery, where he will serve as chief of the newly-created Division of Surgical Oncology and Vice-Chair of Surgical Oncology Research and Education for the department.
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An interview with Danielle Bajakian, MD, vascular surgeon and Director of the Columbia Vein Program.
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My son had sagittal synostosis, the most common type of craniosynostosis. His pediatricians initially missed his condition, but he was diagnosed by a neurosurgeon and treated just in time. Here's everything parents should know about the birth defect affecting the skull.
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The National Pancreas Foundation has named the Pancreas Center as an approved NPF Center of Excellence for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
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