The Department of Surgery, under the leadership of Dr. John M.
Cosgrove, provides a full range of general and subspecialty care,
including gastrointestinal, thoracic, trauma/emergency surgery,
and critical care. Breast surgery and minimally invasive procedures
are also increasing to serve the needs of the community. Advanced
laparoscopic surgeries are now utilized. Additionally, plastic surgeons
provide state-of-the-art cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Vascular surgery specialists offer both a non-invasive testing laboratory
and minimally invasive techniques, including endovascular
procedures for patients with peripheral vascular disease. Urologists
provide treatment for erectile dysfunction, as well as surgery, when
necessary, for urinary incontinence and prostate cancer.
For children and adolescents, the Pediatric Surgery Division uses
sophisticated technology to provide the highest level of care.
It is composed of highly trained and advanced pediatric surgeons.
Surgeries range from emergency appendectomies in adolescents,
to complex intestinal operations in newborns.
are done laparoscopically. Surgeons work closely with Bronx-
Lebanon’s neonatologists and pediatricians, as well as board
certified pediatric anesthesiologists.
The Department of Surgery works closely with the ER staff to provide
24/7 coverage of severe trauma and general surgery emergencies.
In such situations, patients are immediately brought to the OR
for necessary surgical intervention. When surgery is required, the
operating room nurses and staff provide the necessary support.