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  • American Board of Surgery


  • MD, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook Sch. of Med

  • Residency, Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Chin graduated from Dartmouth College and the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine.  During his medical school education, he was awarded membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.At the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he completed his General Surgery residency and subsequent fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Laparoscopy.

    Dr. Chin's clinical interests include colectomy for benign and malignant disease, hiatal hernia and antireflux surgery, achalasia, abdominal wall hernia repair, weight loss surgery, and solid organ removal, including laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. He is board certified in surgery, and has been active in research, publishing on these topics in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at national meetings. Dr. Chin also serves as a mentor for surgical residents and medical students, and holds positions on departmental and hospital-wide committees.

    In the News

    Dr. Chin discusses minimally invasive procedures for elderly patients in The Daily News feature "The Daily Check Up." View the PDF.


  • July 2007, July 2008, September 2008 -
    Applause-o-gram for Excellence in Patient Care
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center

  • 2005 -
    Stanley Edelman Fellowship in Surgery
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • 2000 -
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    Mu Chapter of New York, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine


MSMC - Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  Investigator (2005-present)

MSMC - Long-term results after laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. Investigator (2005-present)

MSMC- Outcomes of laparoscopic vs. open surgery in the elderly patient.  Investigator (2007-present)

MSMC- Outcomes of laparoscopic colectomy.  Investigator (2007-present)

MSMC- Single-incision laparoscopic surgery.  Investigator (2008-present)


Chin EH, Hazzan D, Herron DM, Ames SA, Gaetano J, Bromberg JS, Edye M. Laparoscopic Donor nephrectomy: Intraoperative safety, immediate morbidity, and delayed complications with 500 cases . Surg Endosc 2007; 21(4): 521-526.

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Sarpel U, Herron DM. Laparoscopic retrieval of intraabdominal foreign bodies . Surg Endosc 2007; 21(8): 1457.

Chin EH, Shapiro R, Hazzan D, Katz LB, Salky B. A Ten-Year Experience with Laparoscopic Treament of Splenic Cysts. JSLS 2007; 11(1): 20-23.

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Sarpel U, Herron DM. Laparoscopic repair of a perforated marginal ulcer 2 years after gastric bypass. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(11): 2110.

Malek MM, Greenstein AJ, Chin EH, Nguyen SQ, Sandler AL, Wong RK, Byrn JC, Katz LB, Divino CM. Comparison of iatrogenic splenectomy during open and laparoscopic colon resection . Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2007; 5: 385-387.

Hazzan D, Chin EH, Salky B. A review of laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair . Eur Surg 2007; 39(3): 174-179.

Nguyen SQ, Chin EH, Divino CM. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Kaul A MBBS, Misra MC MBBS, editors. Textbook of Minimal Access Surgery.

Hazzan D, Chin EH, Salky BA. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. In: Cameron JL, editor. Current Surgical Therapy, 9th ed . Philadelphia, PA, Mosby, Inc; pp1312-1316.

Chin EH, Baril DT, Weber KJ, Divino CM. Laparoscopic Cortical Sparing Adrenalectomy for Bilateral Pheochromocytoma . Surg Endosc 2008; 22(9): 2075.

Greenstein AJ, Nguyen SQ, Buch KE, Chin EH, Weber KJ, Divino CM. Recurrence after Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: a Prospective Pilot Study of Suture versus Tack Fixation. Am Surgeon 2008; 74(3): 227-231.

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.

Dr. Chin did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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