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Carmen Fong, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Atlanta, GA, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

CarmenFrances KFongMDFACS

Colon & Rectal Surgery Atlanta, GA

Double-board certified in General and Colorectal Surgery; Author, Constipation Nation (2024); Co-Director, Hemorrhoid Centers of America BA: Sarah Lawrence College MD: MSU College of Human Medicine General Surgery: Beth Israel Medical Center Colon&Rectal Fellowship: Stonybrook/NYU Stony Brook Children’s Lit, Doximity Op Med Fellow HMS Media&Medicine IG: @drcarmenfong www.carmenfong.com

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Summary

  • Dr. Carmen Fong is a private practice colorectal surgeon in Atlanta, GA. Previously she was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. She is a writer for Doximity Op-Med and is the author of Constipation Nation (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming late 2024). She has completed a Media and Medicine certificate through HMS. Her goals involve research, education and advocacy, including establishment of a comprehensive colorectal health center.

Education & Training

  • Stonybrook/NYU Winthrop
    Stonybrook/NYU WinthropFellowhsip, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2018 - 2019
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Beth Israel)
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Beth Israel)Residency, Surgery, 2013 - 2018
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    Michigan State University College of Human MedicineClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • 6 Rules to Live by in the New YearJanuary 2024
  • When Surgery Meets SuperstitionAugust 2023
  • I’m a Woman Who Left Academic Medicine. I May Never Go BackJune 2023
  • Postpartum Care in America Leaves Much to Be DesiredMay 2023
  • We Need More LGBTQ+ Allies in Subspecialty CareMay 2023
  • The Measure of a ‘Good’ Physician Should Not Be Someone Who Does Everything a Patient Asks Them to DoMarch 2023
  • Moving Is the Worst. Here’s How to Do It BetterFebruary 2023
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Press Mentions

  • Postpartum Care in America Leaves Much to Be Desired
    Postpartum Care in America Leaves Much to Be DesiredMay 15th, 2023
  • We Need More LGBTQ+ Allies in Subspecialty Care
    We Need More LGBTQ+ Allies in Subspecialty CareMay 11th, 2023
  • The Measure of a ‘Good’ Physician Should Not Be Someone Who Does Everything a Patient Asks Them to Do
    The Measure of a ‘Good’ Physician Should Not Be Someone Who Does Everything a Patient Asks Them to DoMarch 16th, 2023
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Committees

  • Member, ASCRS Young Surgeons Committee 2022 - Present
  • Member, SAGES Ethics Committee 2021 - Present
  • Member, SAGES Health Policy and Advocacy Committee 2021 - Present

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