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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Division of Transplantation


Dale A. Distant, M.D.

Dale A. Distant, M.D.

Department of Surgery

Tel: (718) 270-1898 • Fax: (718) 270-4789


Clinical Professor of Surgery

Dr. Dale Distant is well known for his work and expertise in Hepatobiliary surgery and Transplantation, and has been a member of the University Hospital of Brooklyn, Department of Surgery for more than 15 years.

He trained at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and later specialized in Hepatobiliary surgery and Solid Organ Transplantation at the famous Baylor University Medical Center in Texas. Dr. Distant is also an expert laparoscopist and performs numerous minimally invasive surgical procedures yearly. Over the years, Dr. Distant has provided comprehensive Hepatobiliary and Liver surgery care for hundreds of patients in Brooklyn and the surrounding area.