Mehraneh D. Jafari, M.D.

Mehraneh D. Jafari, M.D. Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Mehraneh D. Jafari, M.D.
Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery
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769 54th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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    769 54th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11220
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    Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    520 East 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
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    1315 York Avenue
    New York, NY 10021
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    156 William Street
    New York, NY 10038
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    515 6th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
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    Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    515 6th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
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About Mehraneh D. Jafari, M.D.

Mehraneh Dorna Jafari, MD, is Associate Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Chief of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She is the director of clinical research in the department of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board-certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Jafari specializes in the comprehensive care of colorectal cancer patients, patients with peritoneal surface disease as well as those patients with benign colorectal disease.


Dr Jafari works with a world-renowned group of multidisciplinary specialists to help promote a patient centered treatment plan for her patients, including radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, gastroenterologists, and interventional radiologists. Her goal is to provide precision medicine to patients that is safe and effective.


Dr. Jafari has expertise in minimal access techniques, including laparoscopic, and robotic surgery. In addition, she has special interests in sphincter preserving surgery (helping rectal cancer patients avoid a permanent ostomy), maintaining fertility in cancer patients, and improving quality of life and bowel function after rectal surgery. Dr Jafari has been at forefront of research with regards to improving outcomes using enhanced recovery and narcotic sparing protocols.


Dr. Jafari is among a small number of surgeons who offers surgery for metastatic colon, appendiceal and peritoneal surface disease. She utilizes cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), which involves heated chemotherapy applied directly within the abdominal cavity following removal of cancerous tumors.


Dr. Jafari's clinical research focuses on quality of life and oncological outcomes for colorectal cancer patients. Her main area of expertise is starting chemotherapy earlier in cancer treatment to allow patients to recover their quality of life sooner.


Dr. Jafari has written extensively and published in many major journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Annals of Surgery, and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. She has led numerable courses teaching surgeons around the country how to perform minimal invasive surgery.


Dr. Jafari is actively involved in many national Surgical and Oncologic Societies, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncologists, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Association of Women Surgeons.


Dr. Jafari completed her general surgical residency at University of California, Irvine and her Colorectal fellowship at NYP Weill Cornell/Columbia & Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She then was appointed the as Director Education for the Department of Surgery and Associate program Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery at University of California, Irvine prior to joining Weill Cornell.


Expertise

  • Anal Cancer

  • Anal Fissure

  • Anal Fistula

  • Bowel Dysfunction

  • Bowel Obstruction

  • Bowel-Sparing Strictureplasty

  • Colon Cancer

  • Colon/Rectal Cancer Surgery

  • Colorectal Cancer

  • Complex Anal Fistula Disease

  • Complex Pelvic Surgery

  • Computer Assisted Surgery

  • Crohn's Disease

  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery

  • Diverticular Disease

  • Diverticulitis

  • Endoscopic Surgery

  • Fistula

  • Hemorrhoid Surgery

  • Hemorrhoids

  • HIPEC (Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy)

  • Ileostomy

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

  • Intestinal Fistula Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

  • Laparoscopy

  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Pelvic Surgery

  • Rectal Cancer

  • Rectal Prolapse

  • Rectal Surgery

  • Recurrent Colorectal Cancer

  • Robot-Assisted Surgery

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery

  • Surgery For Ulcerative Colitis

  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Degrees: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Degrees: University of California, Irvine
  • Fellowship: NYP Cornell/Columnia/MSKCC

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Surgery, Colon and Rectal