John Saunders at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

John K. Saunders, MD

  • Specialties: General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7302

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

colorectal surgery, hernia repair procedure, gastrointestinal cancer, stomach bypass, biliary disease, hernia, liver surgery, abdomen surgery, cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gallbladder surgery, minimally invasive surgery
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2006
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Hackensack University Medical Center, Laparoscopic Surgery, 2007
  • MD from Georgetown University, 2001

Locations and Appointments

31 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU General Surgery Associates

550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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My Research


  • The Surgical Apgar Score Predicts Postoperative ICU Admission

    Glass, Nina E; Pinna, Antonio; Masi, Antonio; Rosman, Alan S; Neihaus, Dena; Okochi, Shunpei; Saunders, John K; Hatzaras, Ioannis; Cohen, Steven; Berman, Russell; Newman, Elliot; Pachter, H Leon; Gouge, Thomas H; Melis, Marcovalerio
    Journal of gastrointestinal surgery. 2015 Jan. 19 (3): 445-450

  • Intraoperative leak testing has no correlation with leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy [Meeting Abstract]

    Sethi, M; Zagzag, J; Patel, K; Magrath, M; Parikh, M S; Saunders, J K; Ude-Welcome, A O; Schwack, B F; Kurian, M S; Fielding, G A; Ren-Fielding, C J
    Surgical endoscopy. 2015 April 2015. 29: S342-S342

  • Intraoperative leak testing has no correlation with leak after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

    Sethi, Monica; Zagzag, Jonathan; Patel, Karan; Magrath, Melissa; Somoza, Eduardo; Parikh, Manish S; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Schwack, Bradley F; Kurian, Marina S; Fielding, George A; Ren-Fielding, Christine J
    Surgical endoscopy. 2015 Jun. ?-?

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