Benjamin J. Golas, MD, FACS

Position

Associate Site Chief of Surgical Oncology | General Surgery

Specialty

Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Address

Mount Sinai West Hospital Center-
425 W 59th Street Brodsky Building
Suite 7B
New York, NY 10019
T: 212-523-7723

Dr. Benjamin Golas is the Associate Site Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. He is a surgical oncologist board certified in complex surgical oncology and general surgery. He was one of the first surgeons in the world to be board-certified in complex surgical oncology. Dr. Golas received his bachelor of science with honors from Trinity College, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and went on to receive his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he graduated magna cum laude and received the Dr. James A. Cahill Award for Excellence in Surgery. Dr. Golas completed a residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center where he was appointed Chief Administrative Resident for the Department of Surgery. Dr. Golas completed a research fellowship in the Laboratory of Epithelial Cancer Biology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he was the Chief Fellow. He went on to complete a fellowship in complex surgical oncology with a focus in liver and pancreas surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Following his training, Dr. Golas was recruited back to New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center where he developed a robust surgical oncology practice. Dr. Golas was recruited to Mount Sinai to spearhead the Division of Surgical Oncology at Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s. He holds an academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He has extensive expertise in the surgical treatment of multiple cancer types including stomach, liver, pancreas, bile duct, intestine, colon, melanoma, and sarcoma. Dr. Golas has unique training and expertise in the application of minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic and robotic approaches, to the surgical management of cancer. He is an expert in the application of novel techniques, such as microwave ablation, to the treatment of tumors in the liver. At Mount Sinai West and St. Luke’s, Dr. Golas performs Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion (HIPEC) for the treatment of cancers in the abdominal (peritoneal) lining that stem from colon, gastric, ovarian, and appendiceal cancers, as well as mesothelioma and pseudomyxoma peritonei. He is an active member in a number of surgical organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association, and Society of Surgical Oncology. His research has been widely published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He has also presented his work all over the country. His rapport with his patients, his medical knowledge and his dedication as a physician contribute to his reputation with patients as well as other physicians.

Meet Our Physicians

Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 307-1144

Scott Belsley, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-8041

Benjamin J. Golas, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
(212) 523-7723

John E. Harvey, MD, MRCS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 636-1000

Grace J. Kim, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-8700

Fred M. Kimmelstiel, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 362-6060

Ninan Koshy, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-5295

Danne Lorieo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-5295

Eric D. Moore, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 247-6575

Domingo C. Nunez, MD, FACS
Site Director, Department of Surgery Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital
(212) 523-2717

Koji Park, MD
Attending Surgeon
(212) 636-1000

Susan Talbert, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-5295

Aida Taye, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
(212) 523-6051

Raymond V. Wedderburn, MD
Chief, Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-5295