Edward Chin, M.D.  FACS
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Dr. Chin graduated from Dartmouth College and the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he completed his General Surgery residency and subsequent fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. During his medical education, he was awarded membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Dr. Chin's clinical interests include colectomy for benign and malignant disease, hiatal hernia and antireflux surgery, abdominal wall hernia repair, weight loss surgery, and solid organ removal; including laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. He is board certified in surgery, and has been active in research, publishing on these topics in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting at national meetings. Dr. Chin also serves as a mentor for surgical residents and medical students, and holds positions on departmental and hospital-wide committees.

Education and Training

Dartmouth College

Medical School
State University of New York,
Stony Brook

Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Minimally Invasive / Laparoscopic
Surgery,  Mount Sinai

Honors and Awards

2007-8   Applause-o-gram for Excellence in Patient Care
Mount Sinai Medical Center
2005      Stanley Edelmen Fellowship in Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
2000      Alpha Omega Alpha Society, Mu Chapter of New
York, SUNY  Stony Brook
Selected Publications

Wellner R, Goldberg S, Sarpel U, Chin EH, Shen H, Kim U.  Intramural cecal hematoma after blunt abdominal trauma. (2005)Surgical Rounds 28(12): 584-587.

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Salky B (2006).  Electrosurgery- principles and equipments.  In: Om, T (ed).  Laparoscopic surgery:  equipments and instruments.  Salt Lake City, UT, pp 105-109.

Chin EH, Divino CM, Atweh G, Levi G.   Surgical emergencies in sickle cell patients (2006).  Surgical Rounds 29(7): 323-326.

Hazzan D, Chin EH, Steinhagen E, Kini S, Gagner M, Pomp A, Herron D.  Laparoscopic bariatric surgery can be safe for treatment of morbid obesity in patients older than 60 years (2006). Surg Obes Relat Dis 2(6):613-6.    

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Herron DM, Ames SA, Gaetano J, Bromberg JS, Edye M.  Laparoscopic Donor nephrectomy:  Intraoperative safety, immediate morbidity, and delayed complications with 500 cases (2007).  Surg Endosc 21(4):521-6

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Sarpel U, Herron DM.  Multimedia article.  Laparoscopic retrieval of intraabdominal foreign bodies (2007).  Surg Endosc 21(8):1457.

Nguyen SQ, Chin EH, Divino CM.  Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.  Textbook of Minimal Access Surgery.  Editors:  Ashutosh Kaul, MBBS and Mahesh C. Misra, MBBS.  2007.

Chin EH, Shapiro R, Hazzan D, Katz LB, Salky B.  A Ten-Year Experience with Laparoscopic Treament of Splenic Cysts (2007).  JSLS 11(1): 20-23.

Hazzan D, Chin EH, Salky B.  A review of laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair (2007).  Eur Surg 39(3):174-79.

Chin EH, Hazzan D, Sarpel U, Herron DM.  Laparoscopic repair of a perforated marginal ulcer 2 years after gastric bypass (2007).  Surg Endosc 21 (11): 2110.

Malek MM, Greenstein AJ, Chin EH, Nguyen SQ, Sandler AL, Wong RK, Byrn JC, Katz LB, Divino CM.  Comparison of iatrogenic splenectomy during open and laparoscopic colon resection (2007).  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech (5): 385-87.

Chin EH, Baril DT, Weber KJ, Divino CM.  Laparoscopic Cortical Sparing Adrenalectomy for Bilateral Pheochromocytoma (2008).  Surg Endosc 22(9): 2075.

Greenstein AJ, Nguyen SQ, Buch KE, Chin EH, Weber KJ, Divino CM.  Recurrence after Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: a Prospective Pilot Study of Suture versus Tack Fixation (2008).  Am Surgeon 74(3): 227-31.

Telem D, Chin EH, Colon M, Nguyen SQ, Weber K, Divino CM.  Minimally Invasive Surgery for Malignancies Involving the Spleen (2008).  Minerva Chir 63(6): 529-40.

Hazzan D, Chin EH, Salky BA (2008).  Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.  In: John L. Cameron, ed. Current Surgical Therapy, 9th ed (1312-1316).  Philadelphia, PA:  Mosby, Inc.

Mazeh H, Greenstein AJ, Swedish K, Nguyen SQ, Lipskar A, Weber KJ, Chin EH, Divino CM.  Laparoscopic and open reversal of Hartmann's procedure-a comparative retrospective analysis.  Surg Endosc 2009; 23(3):496-502.

Telem DA, Buch KE, Nguyen SQ, Chin EH, Weber KJ, Divino CM.  Current recommendations on diagnosis and management of right-sided diverticulitis.  Gastroenterol Res Pract 2009: 359485, Epub 2009 Mar 24.

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic Surgery
Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
Gallbladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Antireflux Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

Morbid Obesity
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
Kidney Transplant
Diverticular Disease
Colon Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Gallbladder Disorders
Stomach / Gastric Cancer
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