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Benjamin Samstein, MD, General Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

BenjaminSamsteinMD

General Surgery New York, NY

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Transplantation, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Chief of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Overview of Dr. Samstein

Dr. Benjamin Samstein is a general surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice 20 years. He specializes in hepatobiliary surgery, transplantation, and minimally invasive surgery and is experienced in minimally invasive surgery, surgical oncology (non-breast), transplant surgery, general / gastrointestinal surgery, and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusResidency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2004
  • Stony Brook University School of Medicine
    Stony Brook University School of MedicineClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2017 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1999 - 2001
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Portal Cavernoma Cholangiopathy: Histologic Features and Differential Diagnosis  
    Rhonda K Yantiss, Benjamin Samstein, Andrea S Kierans, American Journal of Clinical Pathology

Press Mentions

  • Less-Invasive Liver-Donor Surgery May Shorten Transplant Waiting List
    Less-Invasive Liver-Donor Surgery May Shorten Transplant Waiting ListFebruary 25th, 2018
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Launch Living Donor Liver Transplant Program
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Launch Living Donor Liver Transplant ProgramFebruary 19th, 2018
  • 2017 American Transplant Congress: NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Transplant Experts at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Presenting and Available for Comment
    2017 American Transplant Congress: NewYork-Presbyterian’s World-Renowned Transplant Experts at Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center Presenting and Available for CommentApril 28th, 2017
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Committees

  • Chair, LiveOnNY Medical Advisory Board 2016 - Present
  • Member, ASTS Fellowship Training Committee 2014 - Present
  • Region 9 Representative, UNOS Liver & Intestine Committee 2014 - 2016

Professional Memberships

  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    Member
  • American Society of Transplant Surgery
    Member
  • International Laparoscopic Liver Society
    Member

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HIP of New York - Select PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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