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Board Certified, General Surgery, Traumatology, Critical Care, Medical Examiner, Neurosurgical, Burn Intensive, Life Support, Anesthesiology, Human Nutrition, Bariatric Surgery, Parenteral Nutrition, Enteral Nutrition, Obesity, Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeon, Alimentary Tract, Surgical Infection, Endocrinology, Obesity Surgery, Tissue Tumors, Blunt Intestinal Trauma, Blunt Cardiac Injury, Vascular Invasion, Neural Invasion, Abdominal Abscesses, Histamine Blockers, Perforated Peptic Ulcer, Diagnostic Laparoscopy, Shattered Kidneys, Blunt Trauma, GI,

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Education

1970-1974    
Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

1974-1978    
Doctor of Medicine (Magna Cum Laude)
State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Postgraduate Training

1978-1983    
Resident in General Surgery (Chief Resident – 1982-1983) University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL

1983-1984    
Fellow-Traumatology/Critical Care Medicine
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, Baltimore, MD

Certification

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1978
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 1984 (Recertified 1994, 2004)
Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care, 1987 (Recertified 1995, 2006)
Certification in Nutrition Support, 1996

Medical Licensure   

Available upon request.

Hospital Appointments

1984-1989    
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 1988-1989

1989-1998    
The Ohio State University Hospitals and Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Columbus, OH
Co-Director, Surgical, Neurosurgical and Burn Intensive Care Units
Director, Nutrition Support Service, Attending Surgeon

1989-1998    
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, The Ohio State University Hospitals

1993-1994    
Program Director, Residency Program in General Surgery, The Ohio State University Hospitals

1994-1998    
Board of Directors, Comprehensive Weight Management Center, The Ohio State University Hospitals

1995-1999    
Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH – Attending Surgeon
 
1998-1999    
Columbus Community Hospital, Columbus, OH – Attending Surgeon

1999-2004    
St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY Director, Division of Bariatric Surgery

2005-2007    
Chairman, Department of Surgery; Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, Glen Cove , NY

2005-2008    
Attending Surgeon, North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, Glen
Cove , NY

2008-present    
Affiliate staff, A Hospital at Glen Cove, Glen Cove , NY

Teaching Appointments

1980-1982    
Assistant in Surgery

1982-1983    
Instructor, Department of Surgery,
University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

1984-1998    
Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support,

1984-1999    
American College of Surgeons, New Jersey & Ohio Faculties
NJ Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Course and Instructor Workshop

1984-1989    
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Brunswick, NJ

1987-1990    
Visiting Professor, Department of Nutrition,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

1989-1998    
Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology, Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

1989-1996    
Chief, Section of Surgical Critical Care and Trauma, Department of Surgery, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

1992-1993    
Interim Director, Division of General Surgery,
Ohio State University College of Medicine

1993-1998    
Associate Professor of Human Nutrition,
Ohio State University College of Human Ecology, Columbus, OH

1998-1999    
Adjunct Professor of Human Nutrition,
Ohio State University College of Human Ecology, Columbus, OH

1997-1999    
Melton Center for Jewish Studies, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

1999-2004    
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Professional Societies (Year elected)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (1997) American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (1988) American College of Chest Physicians – Fellow (1997) American College of Critical Care Medicine – Fellow (1990) American College of Surgeons – Fellow (1987)
American Federation for Clinical Research (1988)
American Institute of Nutrition (1993) American Medical Association (1983) American Obesity Association (1996)
American Physicians’ Fellowship for Medicine in Israel (1997) American Society for Bariatric Surgery (1997)
American Society for Clinical Nutrition (1993)
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (1984) Association for Academic Surgery (1984)
Central Surgical Association (1991)
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (1987) International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (1997)
International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care (1991) New York Surgical Society (2004)
North American Association for the Study of Obesity (1992)
Robert M. Zollinger Surgical Society (1990) Shock Society (1985)
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (1991) Society of Critical Care Medicine (1984)
Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1991) Societe Internationale de Chirurgie (1991)
Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (1991)
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (1989) Southeastern Surgical Congress – Fellow (1985) Surgical Infection Society (1987)
Warren H. Cole Society (1985)

Honors/Awards

Available upon Request.

Journal Editor/Reviewer

Available upon request.

Publications

Available upon request.

Presentations

Available upon request.



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