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Tamar Mirensky

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

Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania

  • Residency, General Surgery
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatic Surgery
    St. Louis Children's Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Mirensky received her Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Applied Science degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mirensky continued her studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. She completed her residency in General Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where she was awarded the Sam Harvey Yale Surgical Society Outstanding Resident Award and the Dennis Wasson, MD Award for Outstanding Performance in Surgical Residency.  Dr. Mirensky completed a post-doctoral research Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, where she studied tissue engineered vascular grafts.  Dr. Mirensky was awarded the Rosencrantz Basic Science Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Surgery in 2008 and 2009. Following her General Surgery training, Dr. Mirensky completed a clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where she was the recipient of the Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award.

    Dr. Mirensky’s clinical interests include all aspects of pediatric general and thoracic surgery, advanced minimally invasive surgery of neonates and children and the management of pediatric and adolescent obesity.  Dr. Mirensky has a strong interest in the epidemiologic basis of disease and clinical outcomes.  She will continue to supplement her practice with collaborative clinical research efforts. 

     

Awards

  • 2014 - 2014
    Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award
    Washington University Department of Surgery

  • 2012 - 2012
    The Sam Harvey Outstanding Resident Award
    Yale Surgical Society

  • 2008 - 2009
    Rosencrantz Basic Science Award
    American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Surgery

  • 2008 - 2008
    Best Abstract Recognition
    Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society

  • 2006 - 2006
    Ira S. Goldenberg General Surgery Intern of the Year
    Yale-New Haven Hospital Department of Surgery

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.Mirensky is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

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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