Research

The Division has the most active research program in the Department of Surgery which is reflected in numerous publications and presentations in national and international meetings.

The Center for Surgical Simulation and Robotics is staffed by two research residents and a fellow and perform year round research in the development of new tools and techniques with a special interest in robotics and NOTES.

The Center for Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Diseases has an active research program with numerous IRB protocols.

A close collaboration with the New York Obesity Research Center based in Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital has led to NIH funded research in GI hormones and the mechanism of Diabetes remission.


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