Scott J Belsley

Scott J Belsley, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Surgery

Specialties:

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery

Dr. Belsley is a board-certified minimally invasive surgeon and Director of Robotic Surgery in the Surgery Department at Mt. Sinai St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Belsley earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. He trained at St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center for general surgery and received additional fellowships in robotics, advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery from Hackensack University Hospital. The epicenter of Dr. Belsley’s clinical practice is bariatric surgery with an interest specific to the gastroesophageal junction and intestinal foregut. Dr. Belsley works as part of the Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Center of Excellence for Bariatric surgery and has a personalized approach with his own orientation sessions, support groups and nutritionist. His bariatric practice is located at Mt. Sinai Roosevelt Hospital. He performs many different types of operations including laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve, hernia surgery and minimally invasive cancer surgery on the stomach. He also performs advanced robotic esophageal surgery including operations to fix reflux and paraesophageal hernias. His interest in the gastroesophageal junction and the esophagus serves as a basis with his collaboration with the thoracic surgeons at Mt. Sinai Roosevelt. The group specializes in robotic approaches to the thoracic esophagus and mediastinal tumors. Dr. Belsley has published close to one hundred abstracts, papers and book chapters and lectured at both national and international conferences.

Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Education

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Residency, General Surgery, St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center

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