Center for Advanced Surgery Breast Center at Lawrence Hospital

Center for Advanced Surgery Breast Center at Lawrence Hospital

Lawrence Hospital Center for Advanced Surgery

Breast Cancer Surgeon New York

55 Palmer Avenue, First Floor
Bronxville, NY 10708
Fax: 1-914-787-5056

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This office serves patients in the following areas:
Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, White Plains, Yonkers, Bedford, Cortlandt, Eastchester, Bronxville, Tuckahoe, Greenburgh, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Irvington, Tarrytown, Harrison, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Mount Pleasant, Briarcliff Manor, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, New Castle, North Castle, NOrth Salem, Ossining, Pelham, Pound Ridge, Town of Rye, Port Chester, Rye Brook, Scarsdale, Somers, Yorktown, Upper East Side, Chinatown, TiBeCa, SoHo, Harlem, East Side, East Village, Chelsea, Washington Heights, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Downtown, Midtown, Manhattan Financial District, New York City, NY
This office can handle the following languages:
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Our Office Hours:
By appointment.
Breast Cancer Surgeon New York

Lawrence Hospital Center | Center for Advanced Surgery Staff

Miguel Silva, MD, FACS
Director, Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at Lawrence Hospital Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Silva specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He is known as one of the early adopters of the gastric sleeve technique and is among the most experienced surgeons in the New York area in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies. He received advanced training in laparoscopic surgery at Baptist Hospital in Miami, FL and received his medical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson.

Spencer E. Amory, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Dr. Amory, Chief of the Division of General Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, 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 fir highly individualized and personalized care. In 2007, he received Columbia's Leonard Tow award for humanism in medicine.

Marc Bessler, MD, FACS
Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Marc Bessler is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Bessler’s clinical specialties include laparoscopic and single incision bariatric surgery. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in general surgery and his fellowship in surgical endoscopy at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Leaque Ahmed, MD, FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Ahmed was trained in endocrine and pancreatic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and serves as Director of Bariatric Surgery at Harlem Hospital Center, where he has performed hundreds of minimally invasive weight loss procedures. In addition to bariatric surgery, he specializes in minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery and pancreatic surgery.

Preya Ananthakrishnan, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Ananthakrishnan is a board certified breast surgeon and Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. She received her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky and completed her residency in General Surgery at the New Jersey Medical School in Newark. Additionally, Dr. Ananthakrishnan completed a fellowship in Breast Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California.

Allen B. Chefitz, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Chefitz is a Board-certified surgeon, specializing in laparoscopic surgery and the use of biomaterials, with interests in hernia and breast research. He received his surgical training from Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his medical training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worchester. He also has extensive experience in surgical quality assurance.

Aaron Roth, MD, FACS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery

Dr. Roth specializes in general and bariatric surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques. He is a former member of the Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery in White Plains, NY, that was a center for education and training for minimally invasive surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and surgical training at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, with a fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Jane Alexander, ANP-C
Clinical Coordinator, Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

A Board-certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Coordinator, Jane Alexander specializes in bariatric surgery and focuses on a comprehensive approach to patient management and teaching in the field. Jane works closely with her patients, partnering with them to ensure they have a positive surgical experience, and helping them to achieve their goals for a healthier weight and lifestyle.

Marypat S. Hughes, MS, RD, CDN
Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutritionist
Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery

Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian Nutritionist, Marypat Hughes received her MS in Nutrition Education from CUNY, New York and completed her BA in Foods and Nutrition from Marymount College in New York. Marypat focuses on providing the necessary follow-up, support, and educational resources to bariatric patients before and after surgery. Marypat ensures optimal results in addressing the continuum of nutritional needs throughout the weight loss and maintenance process