Daniel H. Hunt, M.D.
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Daniel H. Hunt, MD is a board-certified surgeon in colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Hunt is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. His practice at New York Downtown Hospital offers convenient high quality care to patients.
Dr. Hunt specializes in laparoscopy for benign and malignant colorectal tumors. His expertise also includes cancer prevention, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, and sphincter preservation for rectal cancer. Dr. Hunt delivers state-of-the-art care using minimally invasive techniques to speed recovery. These advanced procedures and treatment plans, combined with new technologies offer patients improved safety, comfort and the preservation of normal bowel function.
Dr. Hunt earned his M.D degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1999. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from the State University of Albany in 1993. Dr. Hunt began his general surgery residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey from 1999 - 2001. He spent two years as a Surgical Oncology Fellow at Weill Cornell from 2001-2003. Dr. Hunt completed his general surgery residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn from 2003-2006. He also completed a Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery Fellowship at Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA from 2006-2007. He completed a Colorectal Surgery Residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell and Columbia from 2007-2008. He was appointed to the attending staff at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA before joining the staff at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
He is a member of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology. He is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research in abstracts, posters and oral presentations at many professional society meetings.