Mitchell Chorost, MD, General Surgery, East Hills, NY, Mercy Medical Center


General Surgery East Hills, NY

Breast, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Associate Professor, Surgery,Weill Cornell School of Medicine

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  • Dr. Mitchell Chorost is currently the Director of Surgical Oncology and Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at St Francis Hospital. He has extensive experience in the treatment of gastrointestinal and breast cancers. Prior to joining St Francis, he served as the Director of Surgical Oncology and Associate Director of the Cancer Center at New York Hospital Queens. Prior to that, he was the Associate Program Director in the Department of Surgery and Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology at Maimonides Medical Center in
    Brooklyn. He is an avid researcher, obtaining multiple research grants, authoring numerous articles in surgical journals and textbooks as well as presenting at both national and regional meetings. He is well regarded in the New York community, earning numerous accolades for his quality and patient-centered care.
    Dr. Chorost received his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey and completed his residency in general surgery at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He then completed his fellowship in surgical oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Dr. Chorost is a board-certified surgeon as well as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Education & Training

  • Roswell Park Cancer InstituteFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 1998 - 2000
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
    SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1998
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolClass of 1993, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2018
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2011-2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

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