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Shaun Steigman, MD, General Surgery, Brooklyn, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


General Surgery Brooklyn, NY

Pediatric General Surgery


Overview of Dr. Steigman

Shaun A. Steigman, MD, enjoys a wide range of clinical interests and expertise, including neonatal surgery, gastrointestinal pediatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, thoracic surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric trauma, prenatal counseling of congenital surgical disorders, repair of tracheoesophageal fistula and/or esophageal atresia, and complex anorectal malformations. He specializes in the advanced minimally-invasive techniques so valuable for our young patients.

Dr. Steigman received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in 2000, graduating magna cum laude. He earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2004. His general surgery internship and residency training were completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in 2011. He served there for two years as Administrative Resident, and he was also recognized with the Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence.

During residency in Boston, he spent an additional two years completing a research fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. His investigative focus was on fetal surgery and tissue engineering, for which he received multiple accolades, most notably the Jens G. Rosenkranz Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery. Dr. Steigman went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Brown University, in 2013.

Well-published in his field, Dr. Steigman has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and 2 book chapters. He has presented at numerous surgical scientific conferences throughout the United States. Dr. Steigman is an active member of many prestigious medical and surgical societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

Education & Training

  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2011 - 2013
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2008 - 2011
  • Childrens Hospital
    Childrens HospitalPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery Research, 2006 - 2008
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2005 - 2006
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternship, Surgery, 2004 - 2005
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineClass of 2004, MD

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2024
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2011 - 2016
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2017
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors - Rising Stars Super Doctors, 2015-2016
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015
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Publications & Presentations


Authored Content

  • Early Versus Late Surgical Management of Complicated Appendicitis in Children: A Statewide Database Analysis with One-Year Follow-up☆October 2017

Research History

  • Research fellow in pediatric surgery, Children's Hospital of Boston2006 - 2008

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations