Alfons Pomp, MD

Alfons Pomp, MD

Alfons Pomp, MD

Specialties: Bariatric Surgery, SurgeryMore specialties
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Location Info


1283 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Alfons Pomp, MD

  • 520 East 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • Aetna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare

About Alfons Pomp, MD


Dr. Pomp received his BS with honors from McGill University and then attended the University of Sherbrooke Medical School. Following his surgical training at the University of Montreal he completed a two-year fellowship in Surgical Nutrition and Metabolism at the Brown University School of Medicine in Rhode Island. In 1988 he joined the faculty of the University of Montreal and was also appointed as an adjunct professor of surgery at McGill University. During the early 1990's he established a national reputation in advanced laparoscopic techniques and was a co-author on important contributions to the surgical literature on hernia repair, splenectomies, adrenalectomies and surgical robotic...
Dr. Pomp received his BS with honors from McGill University and then attended the University of Sherbrooke Medical School. Following his surgical training at the University of Montreal he completed a two-year fellowship in Surgical Nutrition and Metabolism at the Brown University School of Medicine in Rhode Island. In 1988 he joined the faculty of the University of Montreal and was also appointed as an adjunct professor of surgery at McGill University. During the early 1990's he established a national reputation in advanced laparoscopic techniques and was a co-author on important contributions to the surgical literature on hernia repair, splenectomies, adrenalectomies and surgical robotics. In 1999, he was recruited to The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in new York where he helped establish one of the world's first programs for minimally invasive weight-loss surgery.In 2003 he moved to the Weill Cornell Medical College and in 2005 he was appointed as a Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery.He is the site co-investigator in a recently awarded multi-million dollar NIH/NIDDK research grant as one of only 6 clinical centers in the United States that are part of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Research Consortium.Dr. Pomp has published more than 100 peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. He has been included in Castle Connolly's lists of New York's Top Doctors every year since 2002, and has been cited as one of America's Top Surgeons by the Consumers' Research Council of America since 2004. He has been included in Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare since 2004; Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering in 2006 and 2007, and in Marquis Who's Who in America in 2006. International recognition includes honorary membership in the Brazilian College of Surgeons and the Hellenic Society of Laparoscopic Surgery.Dr. Pomp is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an active member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the New York Surgical Society, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the leading laparoscopic surgery organization in the world.Dr. Pomp was also active nationally in Canada as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, on committees for the Canadian Association of General Surgeons and the Quebec Association of Surgeons. During these years Dr Pomp taught hundreds of surgeons during many courses involving minimal invasive techniques.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)
  • Diabetes Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpuras (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Marlex Mesh Insertion Hernia
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Weight Management

Education

  • Medical School: University of Sherbrooke
  • Residency: Hotel Dieu

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

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