Gary R. Gecelter, MD, FACS, FACG

A world-renowned expert in surgical oncology and laparoscopic surgery, is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. Francis and oversees the Hospital's growing noncardiac surgical program

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George DeNoto, III, MD, FACS

Is the Director of General Surgery at St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center®. Previously served as Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and Director of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

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Eugene Rubach, MD, FACS

Has been laparoscopic surgeon in the Department of Surgery at St. Francis Hospital since 2008. Prior to that, he served as an attending physician at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System (LIJ) in Manhasset, New York, from 2005 to 2008

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Michael J. Giuffrida, MD

Joined St. Francis Hospital as laparoscopic surgeon in 2011 and specializes in minimally invasive procedures of abdominal wall and gastrointestinal tract

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Mitchell I. Chorost, MD, FACS

Joined St. Francis Hospital as Director of Surgical Oncology in 2014. and specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal and liver cancers

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Jonathan Zagzag, MD, MPH

A general and endocrine surgeon with specialization in surgical management of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.

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Daniel Ari Popowich, MD, FACS, FACRS

Daniel Ari Popowich M.D. is the Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at St. Francis Hospital The Heart Center®.

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Surgery in East Hills, NY

Our mission at New York Surgical Partners (NYSP) is to deliver the most modern, multidisciplinary surgical treatment and care to our patients in the safest, quickest, and most compassionate manner. Our focus is on surgical oncology, as well as gastrointestinal and hernia surgery. Your care will be tailored to your individual circumstances by our internationally recognized surgeons, supported by the state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and world-class medical specialists at St. Francis Hospital. Preserving your dignity will be paramount at all times. You will be shepherded through the continuum of care efficiently, respecting the fact that, along with your health and well-being, your most valued possession is time itself. Call or visit our East Hills, NY office located just 40 minutes outside the city.

Gary Gecelter, M.D., FACS

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