Christopher Mascarenhas, MD

Christopher Mascarenhas, MD

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Christopher Mascarenhas, MD

Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery, Surgery, GeneralMore specialties
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Location Info


161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Christopher Mascarenhas, MD

  • 1978 Crompond Rd.
    Cortlandt, NY 10567
    US
  • 1980 Crompond Road
    Cortlandt, NY 10567
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem HMO, PPO, Indemnity
  • ArchCare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Beechstreet Medichoice
  • Centerlight
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare National
  • Pacificare PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • TRICARE
  • TRICARE HMO, POS, EPO, PPO
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • Vytra Healthcare HMO, PPO
  • WellCare
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare Medicaid, HARP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

About Christopher Mascarenhas, MD


Christopher Mascarenhas MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He has trained in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery. With a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, and robotic colorectal surgery . He routinely uses these techniques for a variety of different conditions.Dr. Mascarenhas has also completed advanced training in complex re-operative surgery for advanced inflammatory bowel disease, which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. He has performed a high volume of surgeries on patients with IBD, many of whom require creation of a pouch following removal of the colon, rectum, or anus. He has a special interest in transanal minimally-invasive and transanal ...
Christopher Mascarenhas MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He has trained in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery. With a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, and robotic colorectal surgery . He routinely uses these techniques for a variety of different conditions.Dr. Mascarenhas has also completed advanced training in complex re-operative surgery for advanced inflammatory bowel disease, which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. He has performed a high volume of surgeries on patients with IBD, many of whom require creation of a pouch following removal of the colon, rectum, or anus. He has a special interest in transanal minimally-invasive and transanal total mesorectal excision surgery techniques as well.Dr. Mascarenhas, sees patients at his main office at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, 8th floor, in Manhattan. In addition to seeing patients and operating at our Main Campus, he will be available to see patients at the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery’s Hudson Valley, New York and Englewood, New Jersey offices to expand the Division’s colorectal expertise at these locations.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Expertise

  • (TAMIS) Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Adhesions
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure and Fistula
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Disorder
  • Anorectal Surgical Procedures
  • Biofeedback Therapy
  • Botox Injection
  • Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty
  • Colectomies
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Complicated Diverticular Disease
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Second Opinion
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV Genital Wart
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Proctectomy
  • Megacolon
  • Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rectal Surgery
  • Ostomy Care
  • Ostomy Creation
  • Ostomy Reversals
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD)
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehab
  • Pilonidal Cyst and Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
  • Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Sphincter Saving Operations
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Twisted Colon or Twisted Intestine
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Internship: St Johns Medical College-India

Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

Awards


  • Certificate of Merit in Pharmacology and Microbiology. Bangalore, India. 1996
  • First rank in the University and State in M.S. General Surgery Boards. Bangalore, India. 2004

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