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Professor of Surgery, 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.

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)

Diverticular Disease

Colon Cancer

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gallbladder Disorders

Stomach / Gastric Cancer


Living Related Kidney Donation



Education and Training 


Dartmouth College


Medical School

State University of New York,

Stonybrook College of Medicine



Mount Sinai Medical Center.  

New York, NY



Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Honors and Awards 

2007-8 Applause-o-gram for Excellence, 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



Recent Peer Reviewed Original Articles

  1. Yim C, Lee D, Arora S, Nguyen S, Zhang L, Chin E.  An Update on Minimally Invasive Adrenalectomy.  J Urol Res 2016.  3(5): 1062.

  2. Chen YJ, Huynh D, Nguyen S, Chin E, Divino C, Zhang L.  Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Versus Laparoscopic Repair of Small-Sized Ventral Hernias.  Surg Endosc 2016.  July 22 Epub.

  3. Yoon J, Sherman J, Argiroff A, Chin E, Herron D, Inanbnet W, Kini S, Nguyen S.  Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass for the Aging Population.  Obes Surg 2016.  March 16 Epub.

  4. Gin GE, Jayadevan R, Goland-Van Ryn ML, Herron DM, Chin EH, Rocca JP, Ames SA, Florman S, Palese MA.  Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy in 12 Step (2015).  J of Endourology; Part B, Videourology 29 (1).

  5. Fields AC, Gonzalez DO, Chin EH, Nguyen SQ, Zhang LP, Divino CM.  Laparoscopic-assisted Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Postoperative Pain Control in Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: a Randomized Control Trial (2015).  JACS; 221 (2): 462-9.

  6. Lubezsky N, Stern EH, Nair V, Herron D, Chin EH, Palese M, LaPointe Rudow D, Delaney V, Goldstein M, Florman S, Rocca JP.  Pulmonary Embolus Originating From Renal Vein Stump Thrombus after Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy: Case Report (2014).  Transplantation Proceedings; 46 (7); 2406-08.

  7. Rao A, Polanco A, Chin E, Divino CM, Qui S, Nguyen SQ.  Safety of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients on dialysis:  an analysis of the ACS NSQIP database (2014).  Surg Endosc 28(7): 2208-12.

  8. Leapman M, Kwon YS, Collingwood SA, Chin E, Katsigeorgis M, Hobbs AR, Samadi DB.  Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy in Men with Proctocolectomy and Restorative Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis (2014).  Case Reports in Urology; vol. 2014, Article ID 538382.

  9. Rao A, Polanco A, Qiu S, Kim J, Chin EH, Divino CM, Nguyen SQ  Safety of outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly:  analysis of 15,248 patients using the NSQIP database (2013)  JACS; 217(6); 1038-43.

  10. Bernstein AN, Lavery HJ, Hobbs AR, Chin E, Samadi DB.  Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy and previous surgical history: a multidisciplinary approach (2013).  J Robotic Surgery 7: 143-151. 


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