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About Us

Weill Cornell Medicine's liver transplantation, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery program offers adults and children with liver disease a combination of medical, surgical and radiologic expertise.

When surgery is indicated, we have a renowned team of hepatobiliary surgeons who collaborate and review the individual treatment course for each patient and treat diseases using minimally invasive procedures leading to quicker recoveries and less pain.

Advanced Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at New York’s #1 Hospital 17 years running

Our clinical program expertise includes adult living donor transplantation, expanded donor criteria, treatment of recurrent hepatitis C, liver resections, and minimally invasive complex biliary surgery. We were the first institution to offer fully laparoscopic living liver donation and we also have among the highest success rates and the shortest wait time for liver transplants in the country.

Our approach always seeks to provide patients the least invasive treatment with the best results. Patients receive comprehensive care from a team of specialists — including hepatologists, liver transplant specialists, gastroenterologists, hepatobiliary surgeons, diagnostic and pathology experts, advanced-care nurses, social workers, and patient support staff — who work collaboratively to ensure that they receive the best treatment possible.

We also have a deep commitment to clinical innovation, which is made possible by a dynamic partnership between our physicians and academic researchers.

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1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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41 Elizabeth Street, Suite 507
New York, NY 10013
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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849 57th Street, Floor 7
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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Chief liver surgeon Dr. Benjamin Samstein describes how Weill Cornell Medicine's team of specialists provide patients with the best care possible.

Dr. Karim Halazun speaks about treating liver cancer from a multidisciplinary approach.

Watch this video to learn more about Dr. Rohit Chandwani and pancreatic surgery.

What Our Patients Are Saying


"Dr. Lucero is friendly, kind, caring and listens. I was recommended to Dr. Lucero and was very happy with her bedside manner and the time she takes with you. She explains everything fully. Her staff is wonderful. I would definitely recommend Dr. Lucero."

Feb 14, 2018
Source: Healthgrades
Mojeer Yunis

"Dr. Karim J Halazun an amazing doctor very dedicated to his work and emphatically has the knowledge and the experience to treat and help others. A man of integrity and very virtuous. I'm sure that many are immensely proud of his caliber."

Nov 29, 2017
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"Excellent doctor. Explain the surgery in a way you can understand it. Patient and respectful."

Oct 08, 2017
Source: Healthgrades
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