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John Saunders at [NYU Langone Health]

John K. Saunders, MD

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

Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • gallbladder dyskinesia
  • hiatal hernia
  • sports hernia
  • biliary disease
  • gallbladder inflammation
  • incarcerated hernia
  • appendix tumor
  • umbilical hernia
  • epigastric hernia
  • femoral hernia
  • gallstone disease
  • inguinal hernia
  • appendicitis
  • ventral hernia
  • gallbladder disease
  • hernia
  • paraesophageal hernia
  • abdominal hernia
Treatments
  • stomach bypass
  • abdomen surgery
  • gastrointestinal surgery
  • hernia repair procedure
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • liver surgery
  • cancer surgery
  • colorectal surgery
  • gallbladder surgery

Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2006
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Hackensack University Medical Center, Laparoscopic Surgery, 2007
  • Residency, New York University School of Medicine, Surgery (General), 2006
  • MD from Georgetown University, 2001
Departments

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Insurance Plans Accepted

This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • 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
  • HOTEL TRADES
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
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Locations and Appointments

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550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Research My Research

Interests

bariatric surgery

Academic Contact

Academic office

462 First Avenue

Fifteenth Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

212-263-7302

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

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