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David Pertsemlidis

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    Born and raised in Manhattan, Dr. Pertsemlidis attended the Dalton School and Princeton University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in American history. After attending the New York University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in general surgery at the New York University Medical Center. He has published several book chapters on laparoscopic, pancreatic, and adrenal surgery, most recently in a comprehensive endocrine surgery textbook. His practice includes laparoscopic and general surgery with a focus on the endocrine system, the gallbladder and bile ducts, gastric and colon cancer, the gastrointestinal organs, and abdominal wall hernias. He is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Assistant Attending of Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Pertsemlidis is certified by the American Board of Surgery.


  • 2003 -
    Voluntary Attending Award of Alpha Omega, Alpha, Lambda Chapter


Pertsemlidis D, Barzilai A, Pertsemlidis DS, Zinberg J, Aufses Jr AH. Enhanced laparoscopic visualization of the extrahepatic bile duct with intravenous Indocyanine Green (abstract). American Journal of Gastroenterology 1993; 88: 1538.

Aguinaga MG, Steinberg B, Grossi EA, Pertsemlidis DS, Schwartz DS, McLoughlin D, Reiss A, Galloway AC, Javitt NB. In vitro inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation by Sterol 27-hydroxylase metabolites (abstract). Journal of the American College of Cardiology 1995 February; Suppl: 77A.

Werther JL, Tatematsu M, Klein R, Kurihara M, Kumagai K, Llorens P, Neto J, Bodian C, Pertsemlidis DS, Yamachika T, Kitou T, Itzkowitz SH. Sialosyl-Tn antigen as a marker of gastric cancer progression: an international study. International Journal of Cancer 1996; 69: 193-199.

Pertsemlidis DS, Edye M. Diagnostic and Interventional Laparoscopy and Intraoperative Ultrasound in the Management of Pancreatic Disease. Surg Clin North Am 2001 April; 81(2): 363-377.

Pertsemlidis D, Pertsemlidis DS. Adrenalectomy: Traditional open. In: Schwartz A, Pertsemlidis D, Gagner M, editors. Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc; 2003.

Pertsemlidis D, Pertsemlidis DS. Pancreatectomy: Traditional open. In: Schwartz A, Pertsemlidis D, Gagner M, editors. Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc; 2003.

Pertsemlidis DS, Pertsemlidis D. Pheochromocytoma. In: Schwartz A, Pertsemlidis D, Gagner M, editors. Textbook of Endocrine Surgery . Marcel Dekker, Inc; 2003.

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