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About Us

Surgeons at Weill Cornell Medicine are widely recognized and respected for their expertise and for being at the forefront of advances in the field.

Our surgeons treat a wide range of conditions, adopting and developing advanced methods for the surgical treatment of most abdominal disorders, including hernias, and conditions of the stomach, intestines, gallbladder and spleen.

At Weill Cornell Medicine, we perform repair of hernias, treat patients with surgical emergencies, perform biopsies, and remove growths from different parts of the body. Procedures are frequently performed using minimal access (laparoscopic and endoscopic) techniques.

We use the most advanced innovations, coupled with compassionate care to guide our patients through their individual surgical experiences.

Our Locations

170 William Street
New York, NY 10038
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525 E. 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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520 East 70th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10021
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520 East 70th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10021
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1315 York Avenue, Ground Level
New York, NY 10021
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What Our Patients Are Saying

Ed M.

"Dr Fahey was very patient and very clearly explained the procedure, a needle biopsy of the thyroid. I was very apprehensive but he calmed me down and I barely felt anything. His staff was very nice and his nurse practitioner, Erin, was very thorough and caring. My wife accompanied me for the visit and procedure and we both agreed that not only would we use him if surgery was necessary, but we would recommend him to anyone who needed a surgeon with his skills."

Oct 04, 2018
Source: Healthgrades
Georgiana Alexandria

"Dr. Afaneh is a wonderful surgeon and caring doctor. I had a bariatric surgery an year ago and he did great job. I was out of hospital and doing my on meals in two days, after surgery pain was so minimal I didn't take any pain medication. He and his team guided me with all steps before and after surgery. I lost 85 lb. So far. They monitoring my bloodwork every 3 months.I would recommend Dr. Afaneh to my friends and family. Couple my friends already asked me were I had done my operation and I gave them Dr.Afaneh's phone number. Thank you Dr. Afaneh."

Oct 03, 2018
Source: Google
Talking about Alfons Pomp, M.D.

"Very personable and knowledgeable, explains things clearly. I feel I am in good hands"

Oct 01, 2018
Source: Healthgrades
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