Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.

Michael D. Lieberman, M.D. Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery

Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.
Specialties: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgery
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


1315 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
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About Michael D. Lieberman, M.D.

Dr. Lieberman serves as Director of Surgical Oncology at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital /Weill Cornell Medical Center, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and consultant at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. Dr. Lieberman is also Director of Surgery at The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

He is skilled and experienced in a wide array of surgical procedures, and specializes in the area gastrointestinal malignancies--including colon and rectal cancers, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, and hepatobiliary cancers--as well as melanoma and soft-tissue sarcoma.

Dr. Lieberman completed his surgical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Lieberman utilizes the latest innovations in surgical techniques, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, to minimize patient discomfort and promote recovery from surgical procedures. He performs laparoscopic procedures on the colon, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, spleen, and stomach.

Dr. Lieberman is a member of a myriad of professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He has also received numerous awards, including the New Jersey Medical School's Dr. Prystowsky Award for Patient Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital's Surgical Scholar Award, and American Cancer Society Career Development Award. In addition, he has published numerous articles and nine book chapters, many of which are devoted to surgery and nutritional issues in patients with cancer.

A respected leader in the Weill Cornell Department of Surgery for 15 years, Dr. Lieberman is dedicated to providing the very best in surgical and postsurgical care for every patient.


  • Colon Surgery

  • Colorectal Cancer

  • Gastric Cancer

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer

  • Gastrointestinal Malignancy

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Hepato-Biliary Surgery

  • Hepatobiliary Cancer

  • Hernia Repair

  • Hernia Surgery

  • Inguinal Hernia

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Laparoscopy

  • Liver Resection

  • Liver Surgery

  • Melanoma

  • Minimal Access Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Pancreas and Biliary Tract Surgery

  • Pancreatic Cancer

  • Pancreatic Surgery

  • Sarcoma

  • Stomach Cancer

  • Stomach Surgery

  • Whipple Procedure


  • Degrees: New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Fellowship: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
  • Internship: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
  • Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
  • Residency: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English