Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Dr. Dean Paul Pappas is a highly skilled and experienced colorectal surgeon providing comprehensive care at his practice in Garden City, New York. Dr. Pappas also serves as the Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at South Nassau Communities Hospital and Co-Chief of colon and rectal surgery at Winthrop Hospital, and as the Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Site Director at SUNY Stony Brook/Winthrop Division. Dr. Pappas was named a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at SUNY Stony Brook due to his contributions and dedication to medical education.
Dr. Pappas received his medical degree from the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency training in General Surgery, serving as Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Pappas was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and recipient of the Outstanding Resident Faculty Award during his training at SUNY Stony Brook.
Dedicated to furthering his knowledge, Dr. Pappas also completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Orlando Regional Medical Center. Specialized training combined with over a decade of clinical practice has provided Dr. Pappas advanced expertise in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery, including advanced colon resection and other procedures that can be performed using laparoscopic and robotic techniques, and comprehensive management of all anal and rectal disease.
Dr. Pappas is one of the first and only surgeons on Long Island to perform Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM), an advanced, minimally invasive procedure that removes tumors and polyps from the rectum without the need for abdominal surgery.
In addition to his training and practice experience, Dr. Pappas is involved with several professional organizations, including as a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, an Officer of the American College of Surgeons - Long Island and Brooklyn Chapter, and a member of the American Medical Association. In 2008, Dr. Pappas served as President of the Nassau Surgical Society and remains an active member.
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