Alex J. Addo, MD
Alex J. Addo, MD

Alex J. Addo, MD

General Surgery
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About Alex J. Addo, MD

Alex Johnson Addo, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He is a board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship trained in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. He also completed a research fellowship at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Maryland focusing on patient-driven-outcomes of minimally invasive benign foregut and complex abdominal wall reconstruction surgery. He has published his research in peer-reviewed journals and presented at professional conferences both nationally and internationally. He continues to be actively engaged in hernia related research. After graduating from general surgery residency, Dr. Addo underwent fellowship training in minimally invasive foregut and complex abdominal wall surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland.


Dr. Addo employs advanced minimally invasive techniques in repairing inguinal, ventral, incisional and complex abdominal wall hernias. He is passionate about delivering exceptional care and tailored surgical solutions to his patients.


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Expertise

  • Abdominal Hernia

  • Hernia Repair

  • Hernia Surgery

  • Inguinal Hernia

  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Umbilical Hernia

  • Ventral Hernia

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Education

  • Fellowship: Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Education

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Anne Arundel Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 3rd Place, Annual General Surgery Research Day, Department of General Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center (2016)
  • Macalester College Dewitt Wallace Scholarship (2001-2005)
  • Tufts University Dr. Everett A. Rosen and Ruth E. Rosen Scholarship (2011-2015)
  • University of Toledo Graduate Tuition Scholarship and Assistantship Award (2005-2006)
  • Young Investigator Award, Annual Resident and Fellow Scholarship Day, Geisinger Medical Center (2016)

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC