Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester is pleased to welcome returning Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon, Leonard Maffucci, MD, FACS to the Surgical Staff
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - July 20, 2012 - Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to welcome returning Bariatric Center co-founder, Leonard Maffucci, MD to its surgical staff and Surgical Weight Loss Program.
As a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Maffucci
was one of two surgeons who, in 2005, helped Sound Shore Medical Center
achieve Center of Excellence designation, making it the first hospital in Westchester County with this distinction.
In addition to his
extensive Metabolic and Bariatric knowledge, he
will utilize his
minimally invasive expertise in general surgery.
will also resume his
involvement with SSMC's
residency program, where he
was a five-time recipient of the Attending Physician of the Year Award.
This recognition acknowledges the impact this surgeon has had on the next generation of surgeons.
teaching also includes his
appointment as a clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College
A position he
has held since 1992.
is published, including co-authoring a chapter on Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy in Kremer: Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Abdomen.
In addition, he was principle investigator for Sound Shore Medical Center's Clinical Trial, "Study of Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass as a Potential Cure for Type 2 Diabetes".
has offices at Sound Shore Surgical Associates
at 110 Lockwood Avenue, Suite 300 in New Rochelle and can be reached at 914.632.9650.
In addition, he
has offices in the Bariatric Center
, located on the eighth floor of Sound Shore Medical Center's
Joyce Pavilion and can be reached at 914.365.3284.