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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Surgery


Dr. Yaniv Fenig

Yaniv Fenig

Assistant Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery

Tel: (718) 270-4199 • Fax: (718) 270-3762


Background and Expertise:

Dr. Yaniv Fenig attended Tel Aviv University in his native country Israel, where he studied medicine. He then completed general surgery residency training at Monmouth Medical Center, in New Jersey.  Following that he completed fellowship training in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery and hepatobiliary surgery at the Recanati-Miller Transplant Institute at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

At SUNY Downstate Dr. Fenig performs Kidney transplantation, general and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.

His goal is to improve access to kidney transplantation both by clinical practice and by research efforts to raise awareness to access disparities and to provide surgical care to patients with diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas.