The liver transplantation, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery team at Weill Cornell Medicine offers patients expert, collaborative medical, surgical and radiologic expertise for optimal well-being.
Our surgeons have unparalleled experience and expertise. Using a personalized, patient-centric approach, we collaborate and develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient, using minimally invasive procedures when possible.
We encourage patients and loved ones to ask questions about their condition, procedure and treatment options — and are committed to supporting your physical and emotional wellness at all times.
Our team is part of one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and partners with NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the top hospitals in New York. Our program is one of the highest-volume programs in the nation, meaning that many patients entrust their care to us.
Our surgeons have gained a reputation as leaders in liver, hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery advancements. Compared to other leading institutions, our team holds more extensive training and experience.
In addition to providing compassionate care for our patients, our surgeons also pursue innovative research and new approaches that improve and enhance your patient experience — and contribute to advancements in care.
As our patient, you will benefit from receiving care from a cohesive team of experts at a leading academic medical center because you will have access to the most advanced technology and techniques, as well as receive care from specialists who are leaders in the fields.
Our liver transplantation, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery team has a history of excellence in patient care. Our current accomplishments include:
As our patient, you benefit from care from a wide range of specialists who provide excellent surgical care and have expertise in treating complex and rare conditions, including liver resections and complex biliary conditions. We also care for adenocarcinoma (pancreatic cancer), intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN), pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, solid pseudopapillary tumors and pancreatic cysts.
Your care team will collaborate to help you achieve your health goals and the best possible quality of life. The multidisciplinary approach benefits patients with a comprehensive treatment plan that maximizes your care and overall well-being. This team may include:
If you would like a remote second opinion, we can connect you with expert physicians and specialists at Weill Cornell Medicine.
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"She is a wonderful surgeon and very attentive. Also explain things very clearly."
"Dr Chandwani is outstanding, caring, his staff and Kim are helping me to get appointments and get procedure done with other doctors in a short time so I can start my treatment as soon as possible .Everyone treated me amazingly through a very difficult time. I hope and I wish God give him and to All his team the wisdom to continue helping me and helping other patients to fight the desease"
"I would rate my experience with Dr. Samstein as excellent. I thought he was very personable, answered all of my concerns and questions. I totally trust his judgment and advise. I wish some of the other doctors I have dealt with in my lifetime were more like him."