Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.
Surgery
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Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.

Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon-Rectal Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Expertise

  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Pancreas and Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancy
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepato-Biliary Surgery
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Surgery
  • Sarcoma
  • Melanoma

Personal Statement

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Dr. Lieberman serves as Director of Surgical Oncology and Director of the Pancreas Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and consultant at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. Dr. Lieberman is Director of Surgery at The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

Dr.Lieberman is skilled and experienced in a wide array of surgical procedures, and specializes in the area of gastrointestinal malignancies--including colon and rectal cancers, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, and hepatobiliary cancers--as well as melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma. Dr. Lieberman was selected every year since 2011 as one of "America's Top Doctors" by both US News World Report and Castle Connolly. He was selected repeatedly by New York Magazine as one of New York's "Best Doctors" and as a "New York SuperDoctor," an honor accorded just 5% of all New York physicians.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lieberman utilizes the latest innovations in surgical techniques--including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures--to minimize patient discomfort and promote recovery from surgical procedures. He performs laparoscopic procedures on the colon, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, spleen, and stomach.

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Biography

Dr. Lieberman serves as Director of Surgical Oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital /Weill Cornell Medical Center, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and consultant at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. Dr. Lieberman is also Director of Surgery at The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

He is skilled and experienced in a wide array of surgical procedures, and specializes in the area gastrointestinal malignancies--including colon and rectal cancers, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, and hepatobiliary cancers--as well as melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma.

Dr. Lieberman completed his surgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lieberman utilizes the latest innovations in surgical techniques, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, to minimize patient discomfort and promote recovery from surgical procedures. He performs laparoscopic procedures on the colon, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, spleen, and stomach.

Dr. Lieberman is a member of a myriad of professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He has also received numerous awards, including the New Jersey Medical School's Dr. Prystowsky Award for Patient Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital's Surgical Scholar Award, and American Cancer Society Career Development Award. In addition, he has published numerous articles and nine book chapters, many of which are devoted to surgery and nutritional issues in patients with cancer.

A respected leader in the Weill Cornell Department of Surgery for 15 years, Dr. Lieberman is dedicated to providing the very best in surgical and postsurgical care for every patient.

 

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2011-2012 US News & World Report, "America's Top Doctors"

2011-2012 Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors"

2011 New York Magazine Best Doctor

2011 New York SuperDoctors--only 5 percent of all New York physicians earn this honor

1980 Phi Sigma National Biology Honor Society,Bucknell University

1980 Raymond P.Vidinghoff Memorial Scholarship, Bucknell University

1985 Dr. Prystowsky Award for Patient Care ,UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

1985 Alpha Omega Alpha UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

1987,1989 and 1991 Surgical Scholar Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1988-1990 Cletus Schwegman Surgical Oncology Scholarship, Hospital of the university of Pennsylvania

1990 Association for Academic Surgery Research Award

1991 Jonathan E. Rhoads Research Award Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1996 Association for Academic Surgery Research Award, Laboratory

1998 Fellow American College of Surgeons

1996-1999 American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career

Association for Academic Surgery Research Award,Alpha Omega Alpha,New Jersey Medical School,

Dr. Prystowsky Award for Patient Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Surgical Scholar Award

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Attending Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education and Training

  • M.D., New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1985

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY

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