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Yuri Novitsky, MD, General Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


General Surgery New York, NY

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor, Surgery, Chief, Division of Abdominal Wall Surgery Department of Surgery Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY

Overview of Dr. Novitsky

Dr. Yuri Novitsky is a general surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice 20 years. Dr. Novitsky accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 109 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and one of 318 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in General Surgery. He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • UMass Chan Medical School
    UMass Chan Medical SchoolResidency, Surgery, 1999 - 2004
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai HospitalInternship, Surgery, 1997 - 1998
  • Albany Medical College
    Albany Medical CollegeClass of 1997
  • New York University
    New York UniversityB.A., Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1999 - 2024
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2011 - 2018
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2006 - 2010
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2004 - 2007
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2000 - 2004
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors Cleveland Magazine, 2015
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Bassini Prize for Best Oral Presentation American Hernia Society, 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Enhanced recovery after surgery pathway for abdominal wall reconstruction: pilot study and preliminary outcomes  
    Fayezizadeh M, Petro CC, Rosen MJ, Novitsky YW, Plast Reconstr Surg, 1/1/2015
  • Real-time cadaveric laparoscopy and laparoscopic video demonstrations in gross anatomy: an observation of impact on learning and career choice  
    Saberski E, Orenstein SB, Novitsky YW, The American Surgeon, 1/1/2015
  • Repair of massive ventral hernias with “quilted” mesh  
    Posielski NM, Yee ST, Majumder A, Orenstein SB, Prabhu AS, Novitsky YW, Hernia, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Assessing the safety of Vicryl mesh as an adjunct to closure of the posterior fascial sheath/peritoneum during retromuscular mesh placement of synthetic mesh
    Liu LJ, Petro CC, Majumder A, Fayezizadeh M, Anderson JA, Novitsky YW, 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, Italy, 1/1/2015
  • Outcomes of complex abdominal wall reconstructions with transversus abdominis release (TAR) with retromuscular porcine biologic mesh
    Novitsky YW, Fayezizadeh M, Majumder A, Yee S, Petro CC, Orenstein SB, 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, Italy, 1/1/2015
  • Efficacy of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block with liposomal bupivacaine during open abdominal wall reconstructions
    Fayezizadeh M, Fathi A, Petro CC, Majumder A, Novitsky YW, 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery, Milan, Italy, 1/1/2015
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  • Biologic and bioabsorbable meshes: when and why 
    Vail, CO - 1/1/2015
  • Posterior Component Separation and Transversus Abdominis Release 
    Vail, CO - 1/1/2015
  • Synthetic meshes for modern abdominal wall repairs 
    Mexico City, Mexico - 1/1/2015
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS California PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    Blue Shield California PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Tufts Health Plan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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