Gene F. Coppa, MD
Senior Vice President of Surgical Services, North Shore-LIJ Health System
and Chairman of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital
is responsible for developing a strategic plan for surgical services, and facilitating quality improvements in all surgical disciplines across the health system.
Also, he directs program development for the Department of Surgery at NSUH and LIJ, and oversees its surgical residency program.
Dr. Coppa previously served as vice president for surgical services and chairman of surgery at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH).
He also was SIUH's program director of both the general surgery residency training program as well as the minimally invasive surgery fellowship.
Before joining SIUH, he held several positions at Bellevue Hospital, including director of surgery, ambulatory surgery and surgical clinics.
A diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
, Dr. Coppa's
areas of surgical expertise include hepatic and biliary tract, pancreatic, colorectal, trauma and bariatric surgery.
He is a professor of surgery at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.
In addition, he is on the American College of Surgeons' New York State faculty and a course director/instructor for advanced trauma life support.
Dr. Coppa is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Fellowship Council in Surgery, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the New York State Society of Surgeons, the American Society of General Surgeons, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American College of Surgeons and the New York Academy of Science.
extensive career, he
has conducted research, authored articles, books and book chapters, and presented and lectured on a variety of surgical topics.
has been listed in America's Top Surgeons, New York Metro Top Doctors, New York Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons, and New York Best Doctors.
Dr. Coppa received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree from Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY.
residency at New York University - Bellevue Hospital
Department of Surgery