Weill Cornell Medical College



Weill Cornell Medical College

Duration of Fellowship:

1 year with an option for a 2nd year

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Program Director:
Program Director Email:

Thomas J. Fahey
[email protected]

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Vanessa Mejia
Fellowship Coordinator
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Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th Street, Box 207
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-8419

Objectives of the Program:

The endocrine and metabolic surgery fellowship at Weill Cornell aims to prepare surgeons to be academic endocrine surgeons through a combination of expert operative and clinical care, as well as exposure to basic and clinical research. Fellows graduate with competence in comprehensive endocrine surgery and significant exposure to metabolic surgery.

Highlights of the Fellowship:

The fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine aims to provide a broad experience in endocrine and metabolic surgery. Rotations will include time on endocrine surgery, minimally invasive and bariatric/metabolic surgery and surgical oncology. Our current case volumes include over 350 thyroidectomies, 200 parathyroidectomies, 50 adrenalectomies, 50 pancreatectomies and 250 bariatric/GI metabolic procedures per year. There are active laboratory and clinical projects in all facets of endocrine surgery, as well as metabolic/bariatric surgery. Exposure to endocrinology and nuclear medicine is integrated into the fellowship.

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Previous Fellows:

2016-2017, Tyler Chan - General and Endocrine Surgeon, Mile High Surgical Specialists, Aurora, CO.

2015-2016, Diego Castilla - General and Endocrine Surgeon, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital.

2014-2015, Justin Yozawitz - General and Endocrine Surgeon, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY.