One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Michael David Kluger, MD

Pancreas & Hepatobiliary Surgery
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Cancer Care, Surgery, Pancreas & Hepatobiliary Surgery, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor 8
New York, NY 10032
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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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1985 Crompond Road
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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About Michael David Kluger, MD


Dr. Michael Kluger is a nationally recognized surgeon specializing in the management of diseases of the pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. He is also sought after to perform complex operations for metastatic adrenal cancer and peritoneal mesothelioma. As part of the Columbia/NYP Pancreas Center, Dr. Kluger collaborates with exceptional physicians and basic scientists at Columbia University Irving Medical Center to design a plan of care that balances quality of life and survival for each patient.


The objective of his research is to identify safe and effective innovations in surgical practices that will reduce morbidity in patients undergoing pancreas and liver surgery, thereby improving survival. Specific areas of current research include blood transfusion practices during pancreatic cancer surgery, irreversible electroporation for locally advanced pancreatic cancer, and improving long-term quality of life after pancreatectomy. He has authored over 175 articles, book chapters and presentations, and mentored dozens of students and residents.


Dr. Kluger is a member of the Cancer Surgery Standards Development Committee, which determines best surgical practices for Commission on Cancer accredited hospitals throughout North America. He is also a member of the Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Sub-Committees of the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.


Dr. Kluger is an Associate Professor at Columbia. He received a Master of Public Health from Yale University and a Medical Doctorate from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at NYPH-Columbia University Irving Medical Center. There he was selected to be the Administrative Chief Resident and won the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching award. He received advanced training in liver transplantation and laparoscopic liver and pancreas surgery at Hospital Henri Mondor in Paris under the world-renowned surgeon, Professor Daniel Cherqui.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Injury
  • Duodenal cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Surgery
  • Mesothelioma of Peritoneum
  • Metastatic Cancer to Liver
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Surgery

Education

  • Fellowship: Henri Mondor Hospital, France
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2004
  • Arthur Zitrin Award in Bioethics, 2004
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2018
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2019
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation Short Stay and Travel Grant, 2009
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2013
  • Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2007
  • New York Medical Society Community Service Award, 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Physician of the Year, 2016
  • Philippe Foundation Award for Franco-American Scientific Collaboration, 2009
  • Presidential Poster of Distinction, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2011
  • Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society, 1998
  • Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Hepatobiliary Sub-Committee, 2015
  • Super Doctors Rising Stars, 2015 & 2016
  • Teaching & Mentor Award, Department of Surgery, Columbia University, 2015
  • The Kenneth A. Forde Research Award, 2014

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