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Cary B. Aarons, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Colon and Rectal Surgery, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 300 Frank Burr Blvd

300 Frank W Burr Blvd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Cary B. Aarons, MD


Cary B. Aarons is a Professor of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and interim chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC. He then completed his general surgery training at Boston University Medical Center followed by his colorectal surgery fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has an interest in the management of the full spectrum of benign and malignant colorectal diseases including anorectal conditions, pelvic floor disorders, diverticulitis, colon and rectal cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease using minimally invasive and open surgical procedures.


Dr. Aarons is currently the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program and the Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Surgery. He has been involved in medical education in various capacities, both regionally and nationally, and received a master's degree in Medical Education from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery - Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anorectal Disorder
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Rectal Cancer

Education

  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
  • Residency: Boston Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

Awards & Honors

  • 1994-1998 Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Science College Scholarship
  • 1995 Hundred Year Association College Scholarship
  • 1996 Scientific American College Scholarship
  • 2000 Mitchell-Kiernan Surgical Fellowship Award, Howard University College of Medicine
  • 2000-2001 Howard University College of Medicine Trustee Scholarship
  • 2001 Patrick E. Gorman Scholarship
  • 2002 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 2002 LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., M.D. Surgical Award
  • 2018 Penn Medicine Minority Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2019 Keynote Speaker Penn Med Student Clinician's Ceremony, Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • 2022 Department of Surgery Cary B. Aarons Advocacy Award
  • 2022 Department of Surgery Teaching Award of Distinction (UME)

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