Language: English
Gender: Male
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Living Donor Kidney Center
525 East 68th Street , Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
Call
(212) 746-3099

Personal Statement

Samuel Sultan, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplantation Surgery) at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board certified in surgery, he specializes in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation, and laparoscopic donor nephrectomies. His clinical interests also include kidney auto-transplants, islet cell transplantation and dialysis access surgery. 

Dr. Sultan is actively involved in clinical research, and he enjoys teaching residents and medical students. He has received several awards, including the Distinguished Housestaff Award for his work on quality improvement projects. His research interests include the predictive value of the biochemical profile at the time of organ reperfusion, the use of organs from donors with hepatitis C, the resolution of donors with acute kidney injury, and beta-cell replacement therapy, using both pancreas and islet-cell transplants. Dr. Sultan is an active member of several medical societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Transplantation Surgery

Expertise

  • Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplantations
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Transplantation, Pancreas
  • Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Islet Cell Transplantation
  • Minimally Invasive Kidney Transplant Surgery

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 - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplant Surgery)
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., Yeshiva University, 2005

Biography

Samuel Sultan, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Transplantation Surgery) at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board certified in surgery, he specializes in kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation, and laparoscopic donor nephrectomies. His clinical interests also include kidney auto-transplants, islet cell transplantation and dialysis access surgery.

Dr. Sultan is actively involved in clinical research, and he enjoys teaching residents and medical students. He has received several awards, including the Distinguished Housestaff Award for his work on quality improvement projects. His research interests include the predictive value of the biochemical profile at the time of organ reperfusion, the use of organs from donors with hepatitis C, the resolution of donors with acute kidney injury, and beta-cell replacement therapy, using both pancreas and islet-cell transplants. Dr. Sultan is an active member of several medical societies, including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.