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Peter Midulla

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency, Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery
    Children's Hosp. Natl. Medical Ctr.

Biography

    Dr. Midulla has been the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Mount Sinai since 2006. He completed his General Surgery Residency training at Mount Sinai and fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at The Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and The American Association of Pediatrics and is an active member of The American Pediatric Surgical Association.

    Dr. Midulla’s clinical interests and expertise cover the gambit of pediatric surgical conditions, but he has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery in infants and children including neonatal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic treatment of pediatric intestinal and colo-rectal conditions such as Hirschsprung’s Disease and Inflamatory Bowel Disease. He has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Castle-Connelly.

    In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Midulla has an active leadership role within our institution.  He was appointed Surgeon-in Chief of the Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai in 2012. In this role, he represents the pediatric surgical subspecialists in the leadership of the Children’s Hospital. He also serves as the Chief of Pediatric Trauma at our Elmhurst affiliate.

    As the Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. Midulla believes that one of his most important missions is training future Pediatricians and Pediatric Surgeons. Dr. Midulla coordinates Pediatric Surgical educational for our Pediatric Residents and is a one on one mentor with each of our General Surgery Residents.  Under Dr. Midulla’s mentorship, we have graduated five General Surgery residents who have gone on to match in highly competitive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship positions, a feat matched by very few surgical programs.

Awards

  • 2013 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 1997 -
    David A. Dreiling Award for Academic achievement
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery

Publications

Midulla PS, Ergin MA, Galla J, Lansman SL, Sadeghi A, Levy M, Griepp RB. Three faces of the Bentall Procedure. J Card Surg 1994; 9: 466-81.

Dapunt O, Deasla RA, Griepp E, Midulla PS, Griepp RB. Computer generated 3D representatives of the aorta: a new tool in the management of aortic aneurysm patients. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1994; 42: 25-8.

Mezrow CK, Gandsas A, Sadeghi A, Midulla PS, Shiang H, Green K, Holtsman I, Griepp RB. Metabolic Correlates of Neurologic and behavioral injury after prolonged hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1995; 109: 959-75.

Mezrow CK, Midulla PS, Sadeghi A, Gandsas A, Wang W, Shiang H, Bodian C, Dapunt O, Zappulla R, Griepp RB. Quantitative electroencephalography: A method to assess cerebral injury after hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1995; 109: 925-34.

Dolgin SE, Midulla PS, Shlasko E. Unsatisfactory experience with minimal intervention management for gastroschisis. J Pediatr Surg 2000; 35(10): 1437-39.

Midulla PS, Dolgin SE, Shlasko E. The Thymus- Pediatric Surgical Aspects. Chest Surg Clin N Am 2001; 2(2): 255-67.

Frischer JS, Midulla PS, Dolgin SE. Unexpected benefit of the laparoscopic approach to a complex neonatal ovarian cyst. Pediatr Endosur Innov Tech 2002; 6(4): 225-28.

Pena A, Hong AR, Midulla PS, Levitt M. Reoperative surgery for anorectal anomalies. Semin Pediatr Surg 2003; 12(2): 118-23.

Flier S, Dolgin SE, Saphir R, Shlasko E, Midulla PS. A case confirming the progressive stages of pyomyositis. J Pediatr Surg 2003 Oct; 38(10): 1551-3.

Pena A, Levitt MA, Hong AR, Midulla PS. Surgical management of cloacal malformations; A review of 339 patients. J Pediatr Surg 2004 Mar; 39(3): 470-9.

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. Midulla did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: 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.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Tel: 212-241-1608
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