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Abraham Krikhely, MD

Bariatric Surgery
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Bariatric Surgery, Surgery, more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 5
New York, NY 10032
US
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About Abraham Krikhely, MD


Dr. Abraham Krikhely is the Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Krikhely is an experienced minimally invasive surgeon specializing in robotic, laparoscopic and endoscopic approaches to metabolic and weight loss surgery, foregut surgery and general surgery.


Dr. Krikhely obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU Stern School of Business and his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He stayed at NYU for his residency training in General Surgery, after which he completed his fellowship training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. After building a successful practice focusing on bariatric and minimally invasive abdominal surgery as part of the full-time faculty at Maimonides Medical Center, he was recruited to join the faculty at Columbia University in 2015. He was an early proponent of robotic bariatric surgery and has also chaired the robotic surgery committee at Columbia since 2017, where he has contributed to building and growing the robotic surgery program at Columbia. He is also the program director for the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery at Columbia University.


Dr. Krikhely has authored multiple textbook chapters on bariatric surgery, robotic surgery, and foregut surgery, given numerous lectures and proctored many surgeons on the use of robotic surgery.


Board Certifications

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

Specialties & Expertise

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Gastric Balloon Placement
  • Endoscopy
  • Feeding Tubes
  • Gall Stones
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstone
  • Gallstone Pancreatitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancy
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors
  • Gastrostomy Tube Placement
  • GERD Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparascopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
  • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Obesity Surgery
  • PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) Adjustment/Replacement/Removal
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Weight Management

Education

  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Montefione Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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