Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD

Division Chief

Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD
Patient Reviews
Google Review Attiyeh
Healthgrades Review Attiyeh

Dr. Fadi F. Attiyeh is a surgical oncologist who is board certified in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He did his fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Following his training, he was recruited to the attending staff at Memorial Hospital where he continued his work in cancer of the colon and rectum. In 1981, Dr. Attiyeh was recruited at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he expanded his surgical expertise to the treatment of tumors and other surgical diseases of the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. He has accumulated a large experience in the treatment of liver metastases, and in Whipple’s resections. He serves as Chief of the Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic Service.

Dr. Attiyeh’s other areas of interest include Colorectal Cancer. In particular, he has extensive experience in the treatment of rectal cancer, where the emphasis is on total mesorectal excision with preservation of sphincteric, sexual, and urinary functions.

In addition, he recently started a program of intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis.

Dr. Attiyeh was elected president of the New York Surgical Society (2006-2007), and president of the New York Cancer Society (2007-2008)

Academic Appointment:

Professor of Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


All plans with out of network benefits are accepted.

Office Address:

425 West 59th. Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10019
(W) 212 523-2387
(F) 212 523-2328


MD, American University of Beirut

Residency, Surgery
American University Of Beirut

Fellowship, Surgery Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowship, Surgical Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Additional Languages Spoken

Arabic, French


Best Doctors in America 2007-2017
NY Times Super Doctors List 2008-2017
Castle Connolly NY Metro Area Top Doctor 1998-2017
The Sullivan/Richardson Award in Surgery December 1997
Consumer Research Council of America Top Surgeon 2007-2017


News & Events

View All

Should You Start Receiving Colorectal Screenings at Age 45?

The American Cancer Society recently released data supporting a new question as to why colorectal screenings should start at age