About Dr. Koji
Dr. Koji Park is an attending surgeon in
the Division of Minimally Invasive and
Bariatric Surgery at Mount Sinai St.
Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt.
He is also an Assistant Professor
of Surgery at The Icahn School of
Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Park is a board certified general
surgeon and fellowship trained in
advanced laparoscopic and bariatric
surgery. He was born in Matsuyama,
Japan, and raised in New York.
He graduated from Cornell University
with a BA in Psychology.
Dr. Park obtained his medical degree from the State University
of New York Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY
and completed his postgraduate residency training in general
surgery here at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Medical Center. He went
on to complete a clinical fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and
bariatric surgery at Yale University before returning to Mount Sinai
St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt.
Dr. Koji Park has published widely in the fields of minimally invasive
and bariatric surgery. His research accomplishments earned him
a nomination for the John Halverson Young Investigator Award by
the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. During
his last year of residency, he received the Society of Laparoscopic
Surgeons’ Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Achievement
Award, as well as the Department of Surgery’s Chief Resident of
the Year Award.
His research interests include the metabolic effects of bariatric
surgery and clinical outcomes of minimally invasive access