• Joel Bauer MD
  • Stephen Gorfine MD
  • David Chessin MD
  • Daniel Popowich MD

Blog Posts in 2013

  • MSA at the Bronx Zoo

    On October 14 th , the New York Times reported on Drs. Gorfine and Popowich’s participation in the complicated surgery of Holli, a 23 year-old gorilla in the Bronx Zoo. The doctors were called in after an ultrasound revealed a deep abscess in Holli’s abdomen. In the operating room, the doctors removed part of Holli’s colon and were astounded to discover the similarities between ape and human ...
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  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: Sixth Annual Symposium for Patients and their Families

    On September 29, 2013, Dr. Joel Bauer spoke at the CCFA Patient Education Symposium in New York City about Surgical Advances for patients with IBD. He presented to an audience of 100 patients and healthcare providers on new surgical options for patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. The presentation, entitled “Surgery and IBD: What to Know Before and What to Expect After”, focused ...
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  • Ste Antoine Hospital in Paris- Department of Gastroenterology and Colon and Rectal Surgery

    On Friday, May 17th, Dr. Bauer gave a talk to the Department of Gastroenterology and Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Ste Antoine Hospital in Paris. His talk was about research and new surgical techniques for Restorative Proctocolectomy.
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  • Presentations and Papers

    This has been a productive academic year, and our practice will have several exciting new papers and presentations as a result. Over the past 30 years, our practice has done 1206 J-pouches, and of those, only 83 have had to be removed, with very low incidence of complication. An abstract about this data will be presented at the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, as well as the national ...
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