SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Department of Surgery
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.
- The Impact of extreme obese donors on early graft loss and 30‐day mortality after liver transplantation
- The Impact of Donor Liver Fibrosis on Early Allograft Dysfunction and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
- Simultaneous local excision of synchronous rectal polyps by transanal endoscopic microsurgery
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Early Observations in Abdominal Organ Transplantation
- Kidney transplantation using lymphocyte depleting induction and standard maintenance immunosuppression at the height of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in New York City: A single-center experience
- Outcomes of Low-Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms with Remote Acellular Mucinous Peritoneal Deposits
- The outcome of transanal endoscopic microsurgery in obese patients
- Evaluation of Early Liver Transplantation for Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis
- Influence of patient characteristics and immunosuppressant management on mortality in kidney transplant recipients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision Following Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Rectal Cancer