Kelly A. Garrett, MD

Kelly A. Garrett, MD Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery, General

Kelly A. Garrett, MD
Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery, General
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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1283 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
US

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  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
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About Kelly A. Garrett, MD

Kelly A Garrett, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Garrett’s specialty interests include functional bowel disorders, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fistulas and complex pelvic floor dysfunction; she has lectured regionally and nationally on these subjects.  She also treats other colon and rectal diseases such as colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, and benign conditions of the rectum and anus.In 2014-2015 Dr. Garrett was selected by NY Superdoctors as one of “New York’s Rising Stars” in Colorectal S...
Kelly A Garrett, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Garrett’s specialty interests include functional bowel disorders, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fistulas and complex pelvic floor dysfunction; she has lectured regionally and nationally on these subjects.  She also treats other colon and rectal diseases such as colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, and benign conditions of the rectum and anus.In 2014-2015 Dr. Garrett was selected by NY Superdoctors as one of “New York’s Rising Stars” in Colorectal Surgery – a recognition bestowed to young physicians with fewer than 10 years of practice who have demonstrated outstanding skills and enjoy an excellent reputation in their field.   In 2016, Dr. Garrett was named by Castle Connolly as one of New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Garrett graduated from Drew University in 1996 and received her medical degree in 2003 from St. George’s University School of Medicine.  After completing her general surgery residency at Albany Medical Center in 2008, she completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2009.  She then went on to serve as Associate Staff at the Cleveland Clinic – Digestive Disease Institute for one year before joining the division of Colorectal Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2010. Devoting considerable time to teaching, mentoring and the development of physicians in training, Dr. Garrett served as the Associate Clerkship Director for the medical students rotating on the general surgery services from 2013-2016.  In June 2014 she was given the Award for Teaching Excellence by Weill Cornell Medical College.  She is currently the Program Director for the combined New York Presbyterian Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program. Dr. Garrett is active in numerous professional societies and she is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.  She serves on the executive council of the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She has won awards for her publications while in training and has contributed many peer reviewed journal publications and book chapters.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Anal Cancer

  • Anal Fissure and Fistula

  • Anal Incontinence

  • Bowel Dysfunction

  • Bowel Obstruction Surgery

  • Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty

  • Cancer of Colon With Rectum

  • Colon Surgery

  • Colorectal Cancer

  • Complex Anal Fistula Disease

  • Complex Pelvic Surgery

  • Crohn's Disease

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy

  • Diverticular Disease

  • Diverticulitis

  • Endoscopic Surgery

  • Hemorrhoid Surgery

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Laparoscopy

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Ostomy Creation

  • Pelvic Surgery

  • Rectal and Anal Surgery

  • Rectal Cancer

  • Rectal Prolapse

  • Surgery For Anal Incontinence

  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic
  • Medical School: St George's University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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