Richard Karanfilian, MD

Richard Karanfilian, MD

General Surgery New Rochelle, NY

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, New York Medical College

Office Address

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  • 150 Lockwood Ave
    Suite 14
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
    Phone: (914) 636-1700

Dr. Karanfilian's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery

Dr. Karanfilian's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • DirectorSound Shore Medical Center of Westchester
    New Rochelle, NY
    Attending Surgeon (1985-present); Chief - Vascular Surgery Service (1990-present)
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorNew York Medical College
    Valhalla, NY
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (1986-1996)
  • Attending SurgeonMount Vernon Hospital
    Mount Vernon, NY
  • Mount VernonSt. Agnes Hospital
    White Plains, NY
  • ConsultantCastle Point VA Medical Center
    Castle Point, NY
  • Clinical InstructorUMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
    Newark, NJ

Dr. Karanfilian's Education & Medical Training

  • UMDNJ-University HospitalUMDNJ-University HospitalFellowship, Vascular Surgery
  • UMDNJ-University HospitalUMDNJ-University HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolUMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolResidency, General Surgery
  • University of BolognaUniversity of BolognaMedical School

Dr. Karanfilian's Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1980 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1979 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1984
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryVascular Surgery, 1989

Dr. Karanfilian's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American College of SurgeonsGovernorAmerican College of Surgeons, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • New Rochelle Hospital Medical CenterSurgical Teaching Attending of the YearNew Rochelle Hospital Medical Center, 1995, 2010
  • American College of SurgeonsPresidentAmerican College of Surgeons, 1993
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Dr. Karanfilian's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Construction and evaluation of a phonatory neoepiglottis following total laryngectomy.Greenstein SM, Rush BF Jr., Murphy TF, Raina S, Karanfilian R, Surg Forum
  • Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lumbar sympathectomy in the treatment of lower extremity reflex sympathetic dystrophy and ischemia.Lee BK, Rangraj MS, Waisbren S, Karanfilian RG, Nagaraj K, Civelek B, Herz BL, Duvivier H, Contemp Surg
  • Minimally invasive saphenous vein harvest in peripheral vascular bypass procedures.Earle DB, Karanfilian RG, Yang HK, Galibert LA, Steichen FM, Surgical Rounds

Books/Book Chapters

  • Pulmonary Medicine; problems in primary care. Chapter: Metastatic tumors to the lungPage 550 - 561
    Karanfilian RG, Bernhardt B
    Editors: RD Brandstetter.Medical Economics Books, Oradell, NJ


  • Effect of splenectomy on a modified Wiggers shock model in dogs. Karanfilian RG, Machiedo G, Warden MJ, Rush BF Jr, Circ Shock
  • Effect of age on burn severity in mice.Spillert C, Vidaver R, Karanfilian RG, Lazaro E, Circ Shock
  • Effect of prostaglandin E1 on activated blood coagulation. Spillert C, Karanfilian RG, Warden MJ, Lazaro E, Circ Shock
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  • Further experiences with the New Jersey Neolarynx.Oncology Society of New Jersey
  • Anti-inflammatory anti-platelet therapy in murine burns. Association for Academic Surgery
  • Construction of a competent phonatory neoglottis using cervical skin flaps. Society of University Surgeons, Twenty-Fourth Annual University Surgical Residents Conference
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Dr. Karanfilian's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Italian

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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