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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.
To support you throughout your journey, we coordinate our services with doctors in other specialties as well as your primary care physician to ensure everyone is working together to provide you with the best possible care. Our goal is to not only treat your condition, but to minimize pain and scarring, reduce recovery time, and get you back to your normal daily life as quickly as possible.
Our surgeons use the most advanced surgical techniques and technology available. We specialize in minimally invasive techniques — including laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical procedures — which offer effective care for our patients with less pain and shorter recovery.
As a scientifically based, academic institution we are at the forefront of the latest treatments. We are committed to advancing the field of general surgery by researching new procedures and technologies, and participating in the education of residents and medical students.
Through this combination of research advances and personalized attention, the general surgery team at the Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to providing each of our patients with the finest possible care.
If you would like a remote second opinion, we can connect you with expert physicians and specialists at Weill Cornell Medicine.
"Dr.Zarnegar Answered all my questions. Made me feel comfortable about my conditioned and assured me that he would be available if needed."
"I was recommended to him and I love it. He knew what I had and give me results right away."
"Recently I had a hernia repair surgery performed by Dr. Gregory Dakin. It was the first time I was going under full anesthetic and I was a bit nervous. That quickly changed as soon as I checked in the hospital. Everybody from his team was very friendly and professional and made me feel very comfortable, the rest is history. I checked in at 10.45am and was out of the hospital by 2.40pm. I could not have imagined a better experience and such quick recovery. I have 3 tiny, tiny cuts on my belly that are about to peel off anytime soon. been walking purfectly fine ( slower of course with some rare moments of soreness mainly around the aria where the incisions are . I didn’t take any painkillers post surgery, not even Tylenol. Highly Reccomend Dr. Daikin amd his team they are very professional and confident in what they are doing. Undoubtedly Dr Dakins achievements speak for themselves."