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Among the various surgeries performed at Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center and Bellevue Woman’s Center are: bariatric (weight loss), breast, cardiothoracic, dental, gastroenterology, general, gynecological, orthopedic, otolaryngology, podiatry, plastic, urological, and vascular procedures.

Ellis Medical Group has several surgical specialty practices, including:

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery

Phone: 518.243.1313
The nationally recognized Ellis Medicine Bariatric Care Center offers a comprehensive surgical weight loss program and support to help qualified patients safely and effectively lose weight and keep it off. Drs. Terence Clarke, Malene Ingram and Vishnudas Panemanglore lead a multidisciplinary team of experts.

Learn more about Ellis' Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Phone: 518.347.5537
Drs. Iftikhar Syed, Mark Sanchez and Satish Muthavarapu specialize in minimally invasive procedures, providing expert surgical care to treat such conditions as:

  • Acid reflux & indigestion conditions
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel diseases
  • Breast issues
  • Cancer (e.g., breast, colorectal, skin)
  • Colon & rectal problems
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias
  • Intestinal obstructions
  • Skin lesions, tumors & cysts
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Splenectomy

Learn more about Ellis General Surgery.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Phone: 518.243.3610
The Wright Heart Center at Ellis Hospital is one of only three programs in the Capital Region authorized by the State Department of Health to perform cardiac surgery. Drs. Herbert Reich, Kyril Choumarov and Chanderdeep Singh treat heart conditions using advanced surgical procedures, as well as minimally invasive techniques that can shorten recovery times and reduce complications.

Types of Treatment:

  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Heart valve repair or replacement
  • Artery and vein harvesting
  • Arterial bypass grafting
  • Aortic surgery
  • Off pump surgery
  • Thoracoscopic surgery
  • Lung and esophageal resections
  • Chest wall surgery

Learn more about Ellis Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Breast Surgery

Phone: 518.347.5051
Dr. Arvind Mahatme, medical director of the Ellis Breast Care program, provides comprehensive evaluation and surgical treatment for adult and post-pubescent patients.

Types of Treatment:

  • Lumpectomies
  • Quadrantectomies
  • Mastectomies
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsies
  • Axillary dissections
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Radiotherapy catheter placement
  • Punch biopsies
  • Incision and drainage

Learn more about Ellis Breast Surgery.

Gynecologic Surgery

Phone: 518.220.9413
Ellis Gynecologic Surgery provides inpatient and outpatient gynecologic (sometimes referred to as GYN) procedures and surgeries to further evaluate or treat a range of women’s health conditions. Dr. Nicholas Montalto utilizes minimally-invasive procedures that carry such benefits as smaller incisions, less risk of infection, less scarring and faster recovery, including robot-assisted surgery.

Types of Treatment:

  • Removal of Ovarian Cysts/Tumors
  • Fibroid Removal
  • Treatment of Endometriosis
  • Diagnosis of Pelvic Pain
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Removal of Scar Tissue
  • Sterilization
  • Treatment of Incontinence
  • Treatment of Overactive Bladder
  • Treatment of Vaginal Prolapse

Learn more about Ellis Gynecologic Surgery.