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Surgery

Sheldon Genack, MD, FACS
Chairperson

The Department of Surgery at St. John's Episcopal Hospital provides comprehensive surgical care, including many minimally invasive procedures for a wide range of conditions.

Surgical Subspecialties

In addition to general surgery, the Department of Surgery at St. John's Episcopal Hospital offers expertise in the following surgical subspecialties:

  • Breast surgery, supported by an active breast clinic and including stereotactic and sentinel node capability
  • Cardiothoracic surgery, which treats conditions in the chest, lungs and heart and includes the less-invasive video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
  • Colon and Rectal surgery, including Colon Cancer Screenings
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery, including minimally invasive joint replacement
  • Otolaryngology or ear-nose-throat (ENT)
  • Surgical oncology, the surgical approach to treating and managing cancers
  • Vascular laboratory, which provides non-invasive testing to pinpoint areas of vascular blockage and disease
  • Wound Care, including Hyperbaric therapy in which a patient breathes in pure oxygen in a pressurized room. Hyperbaric therapy is a useful approach to treating serious infections and wounds that aren't healing well

Contact Us

For more information on Surgery at St. John's Episcopal Hospital, call 718-869-7256. To find a surgeon at St. John's, click here and choose Surgery in the specialty tab.

327 Beach 19th Street Far Rockaway, NY 11691 | TO REACH US: (718) 869-7000

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