Daniel M. Herron, M.D.
Laparoscopic Fellowship Director

Dr. Herron has been intensively involved in laparoscopic surgical education at Mount Sinai since he joined the faculty in 1999. In addition to directing the laparoscopic fellowship program, he serves as Chief of Bariatric Surgery. His primary research interests include the surgical treatment of obesity, laparoscopic surgical education and advanced OR design and instrumentation. Dr. Herron is active in the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), where he chairs the Technology Committee and serves on the Board of Governors.


Barry A. Salky, M.D.
Division Chief
Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Salky is internationally recognized as one of the originators of laparoscopic surgery. After joining the Mount Sinai Faculty over 25 years ago, Dr. Salky became active in laparoscopy in the early 1980s. As the Franz W. Sichel Professor of Surgery, Dr. Salky serves as Chief of the Division of Laparoscopic Surgery at Mount Sinai. His research interests include antireflux surgery, laparoscopic colon surgery, and the surgical treatment of Crohn’s disease.