Department of Surgery


The Department of Surgery at Montefiore Einstein is committed to the advancement of surgical sciences through the pursuit of excellence in patient care, surgery, and the preparation of future leaders of our discipline. Our department has an outstanding reputation across a full spectrum of adult and pediatric surgical services including:

  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery with subspecialties in Colorectal, Endocrine, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric, Pancreas and Upper GI, and Melanoma/Sarcoma
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Abdominal Transplantation Surgery including Kidney, Liver and Pancreas

The exceptional skill of our internationally recognized surgical staff is at the heart of all of our success in patient care and research. Our state-of-the-art facilities incorporate the latest technologies and advancements in surgery, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery, enabling our physicians to perform the most delicate and complex surgeries with overwhelmingly positive outcomes. Our physicians consistently surpass anticipated clinical trial outcomes and have a reputation for following strict IRB protocols.

"The creation of new knowledge through innovative research, and the ability to share this with patients through clinical trials is the cornerstone of our surgical program," notes Robert E. Michler, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief at Montefiore and Chairman of the Department of Surgery.


Robert E. Michler, M.D.
Tel: 718.920.7001
Fax: 718.231.7113

Director of Business and Clinical Affairs

Ragini Mehta, Ph. D.
Tel: 718.920.8178
Fax: 718.882.1279



Erika Norton-Urie

Department Office

Montefiore Medical Center
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Medical Arts Pavilion, Room 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.6287