Dr. Umut Sarpel

Surgery
New York, NY
20 years experience

Locations

Surgical Oncology Faculty Practice Associates

New York, NY

Address

19 East 98th St., Suite 7A, New York, NY
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Sarpel is the author of several articles and book chapters in the field of surgical oncology. She was recently awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute to study disparities in cancer. The story of Dr. Sarpel and one of her patients was featured in the book "Twelve Patients."

Specialties
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Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umut Sarpel
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Resect and reconnect: The head of the pancreas, the duodenum, and the bile duct are all tightly connected structures, so that if one of those organs needs to be resected - ... Read More
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3 thanks
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umut Sarpel
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not helpful: Liver function tests are not a reflection of whether a tumor is cancerous. In fact, someone could have several cancerous liver tumors and have comple ... Read More
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3 thanks
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umut Sarpel
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Risk factors: Unfortunately liver cancer can arise in very young patients. The most common reason is a chronic hepatitis b infection seen in individuals born in hig ... Read More
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4 thanks

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Thank you notes
Sep 16, 2013
He provides thoughtful answers.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sarpel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sarpel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! had h pylori for 1.5 years, what r my chanes for stomach cancer.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Excellent.With advent of internet,our world will never be the same again
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This saved my life. Thank You! indication for right and left hemocolectomy

Education & Training

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
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