Katherine Fischkoff, MD

Surgery
Specialties
Surgery, more

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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 5
New York, NY 10032
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About Katherine Fischkoff, MD


Katherine Fischkoff, MD is a general and acute care surgeon, with a special interest in medical ethics. Dr. Fischkoff's clinical skills and research expertise have earned her recognition as Medical Director for the Surgical Step Down Unit and Vice-Chair of the Department of Surgery's Quality and Patient Safety Committee. She has produced influential research in the field of medical ethics to help clarify the role of the surgeon in difficult ethical situations. During the COVID pandemic, she led the way in developing standard-of-care recommendations to guide the diverse and numerous ethics challenges faced by all healthcare workers.


Dr. Fischkoff earned her medical degree from George Washington University and went on to receive specialized training at NYU, Cornell and Memorial-Sloan Kettering before joining the team at Columbia.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Specialties & Expertise

  • Appendectomy
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparascopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education

  • Internship: New York University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: Bellevue Hospital-NYU Program
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Chief, Division of General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

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