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Daniel Herron

  • PROFESSOR Surgery
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  • American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus


  • MD, University of Pennsylvania

  • Residency, Surgery
    New England Medical Center

  • Residency, Surgery
    New England Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Laparoscopic/Endoscopy Surgery
    Legacy Emanuel Hospital


    In the News

    Mount Sinai's Chief of Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Herron, talks about treating hernias in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.  View the PDF.


  • 2013 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2012 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2011 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2005 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    Emerging Technology Forum Coordinator

  • 2005 -
    Mount Sinai Applause-O-Gram

  • 2005 -
    Recognition of Excellent, Team Award, Bariatric Surgery Team
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center

  • 2004 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    PDA in Surgery Co-Chair

  • 2004 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    Bariatric Surgery Course Chair

  • 2003 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    Digital Postgraduate Course Co-Chair

  • 2003 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    Poster Chair

  • 2000 -
    SAGES Commendation Plaque
    Surgeon in the Digital Age Course Co-Director

  • 1999 -
    SAGES Video Achievement Award

  • 1999 -
    Invitee 14th Annual SSAT/Ross Resident/Fellows Research Conference Society for Surgery of the Alimentary tract Annual Meeting


Research interests include:

  • Laparoscopic bariatric surgery
  • Revisional bariatric surgery
  • Endoscopic bariatric procedures
  • Laparoscopic surgical technology
  • Surgical information technology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Natural orifice endoscopic surgery
  • Surgery instrumentation and OR design


Herron DM, Lantis JC, Maykel J, Basu C, Schwaitzberg SD. The 3-D monitor and head-mounted display: a quantitative evaluation of advanced laparoscopic viewing technologies. Surgical Endoscopy 1999; 13: 751-755.

Herron DM, Swanstrom L, Ramzi N, Hansen PD. Factors predictive of dysphagia after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Surgical Endoscopy 1999; 13: 1180-1183.

Horvath KD, Jobe BA, Herron DM, Swanstrom LL. The laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication is an inadequate procedure for patients with severe reflux disease. J Gastrointest Surg 1999; 3(6): 583-591.

Patterson EJ, Herron DM, Hansen PD, Ramzi N, Standage BA, Swanstrom LL. Effect of an esophageal bougie on the incidence of dysphagia following Nissen fundoplication. Arch Surg 2000 Sep; 135(9): 1055-62.

Herron DM, Gagner M, Kenyon TL, Swanstrom LL. The minimally invasive surgical suite enters the 21st century. Surgical Endoscopy 2001; 15: 415-422.

Urbach DR, Herron DM, Khajanchee YS, Swanstrom LL, Hansen PD. Laparoscopic hepatic artery pump placement. Archives of Surgery 2001; 136: 700-704.

Gagner M, Gentileschi P, de Csepel J, Kini S, Patterson E, Inabnet WB, Herron DM, Pomp A. Laparoscopic reoperative bariatric surgery: Experience from 27 consecutive patients. Obesity Surgery 2002; 12: 254-260.

Kim WW, Gagner M, Kini S, Inabnet W, Quinn T, Herron DM, Pomp A. Laparoscopic vs. open biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: a comparative study. J Gastrointest Surg 2003; 7: 552-557.

Biertho L, Steffen R, Ricklin T, Horber FF, Pomp A, Inabnet WB, Herron DM, Gagner M. Laparoscopic gastric bypass versus laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: A comparative study of 1200 cases. J Am Coll Surg 2003; 197: 536-547.

Herron DM. The Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2004; 71(1): 63-71.

Ames SA, Krol M, Nettar K, Goldman JP, Quinn TM, Herron DM, Pomp A, Bromberg JS. Pre-donation assessment of kidneys by magnetic resonance angiography and venography: accuracy and impact on outcomes. American Journal of Transplantation 2005 June; 5(6): 1518-1528.

Pomp A, Gagner M, Salky B, Caraccio A, Nahouraii R, Reiner M, Herron D. Laparoscopic splenectomy: a selected retrospective review. Surgical Laparoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques 2005 June; 15(3): 139-143.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Herron during 2015 and/or 2016. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Covidien; Gerson Lehrman Group; Healthcare Research & Analytics LLC; Millennium Research GroupĀ (MRG)

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Boston Biomedical Associates

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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Daniel M. Herron, MD

5 East 98th Street
3rd Fl
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-824-2350
Fax: 212-202-4713
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Spanish
Insurance Plans
  • Access Medicare
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Affinity
  • Amerigroup
  • AmidaCare
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Devon Health Services
  • Empire BCBS Federal Plan
  • Empire BCBS HMO/EPO
  • Empire BCBS PPO/POS/Traditional
  • Empire Blue Cross/ Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Plan for Government Employees
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • First Health
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - HMO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP Commercial
  • HealthFirst HMO Medicare
  • HealthFirst/Medicaid HMO
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare of NJ
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • Oxford HMO/PPO
  • Pomco
  • U.S. HealthCare, Inc.
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • VNS Medicare
Payment Methods
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  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Credit Card (Other)