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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Koji Takeda joins the Section of Cardiac Surgery

Koji Takeda, MD, PhD, is a recently appointed faculty member of the Section of Cardiac Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
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In part two of our article on bariatric surgery in teens, Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman answers questions about the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery, age requirements for surgery, and how the program at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center works.
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Dr. Emile Bacha publishes a review of minimally invasive pediatric heart surgery techniques in Nature Reviews Cardiology.
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Dr. Paul Kurlansky has returned to Columbia as the Director of Research, Recruitment and Continuous Quality Improvement for Columbia's HeartSource program.
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is again one of the top ranked cardiology and cardiac surgery centers in the nation.
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Blog & Newsletter

Weight Loss Surgery for Teens

Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman discusses weight loss surgery operations for obese teenagers who have not had success losing weight with diet and lifestyle modifications.
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The LYMPHA protocol helps patients who are undergoing breast surgery to prevent and treat a condition known as lymphedema - a painful swelling of the arms or hands.
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Frank Gress, MD, holding the CLE probe.
CLE allows early detection of cancer at the cellular level.
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Innovative approaches limit the radiation-related risk for developing heart disease.
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