Maimonides Department of Surgery
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219

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Maimonides Medical Center has a tradition of excellence in patient care, medical training and innovative research. Our reputation in surgical expertise is evident in the range of services we offer. Under the leadership of Patrick I. Borgen, MD, Chair of the Department of surgery, our board-certified surgeons are committed to providing highest quality and safe patient care.

Our new operating rooms are equipped with the most sophisticated and innovative technology to support our surgical teams to reach superior surgical outcomes. In addition to our surgeons and operating room staff, a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including dedicated intensive care units staffed by intensivists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, perfusionists and social workers, coordinate your surgical care every step of the way, resulting in superior clinical outcomes.

Making a decision about surgery can be difficult. We offer quality, expertise and patient-centered care, making your decision clear.


Adler, Harry MD
Associate Chief, General Surgery
(718) 283-7952

Kaleya, Ronald MD
Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology
(718) 283-7170

Berger, Julius DDS
Chief, Dentistry
(718) 283-7428

Lagmay, Victor MD
Chief, Head & Neck Surgery
Maimonides Cancer Center
(718) 283-6260

Borgen, Patrick MD
Chair, Department of Surgery 
Director, Maimonides Breast 
Cancer Center
(718) 283 7170

Rhee, Robert MD
Chief, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
(718) 283-7957 

Campbell, Douglas DPM
Chief, Podiatry
(718) 853-7469

Ribakove, Greg MD
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
(718) 283-7686

Choueka, Jack MD
Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
(718) 283-7362

Saffra, Norman MD
Chief, Ophthalmology
Medical & Surgical Diseases of the Retina & Vitreous
(718) 283-8000

Gayle, Lloyd MD
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief, Plastic Surgery
(718) 765-2536

Savel, Richard MD
Chief, Surgical Intensive Care
(718) 283-7991

Girgis, Wagdy MD
Chief, Wound Care
(718) 283-8590

Schwartz, Amit MD
Chief, Neurosurgery
(718) 283-7219

Harris, Loren MD
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
(718) 283-7686

Sherwinter, Danny MD
Chief, Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery
(718) 283-7952

Hechtman, Daniel MD
Chief, Pediatric Surgery
(718) 283-7384

Weiss, Michael MD
Chief, Otolaryngology/Ear, Nose & Throat
(718) 283-6260

Horovitz, Joel MD
Chief, General Surgery
(718) 283-8461

Buciuc, Razvan MD
Division Chief, Neuroradiology & Endovascular Neuroradiology
(718) 283-6158

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