Peter Muscarella, MD

Peter Muscarella, MD

Peter Muscarella, MD

Director, Pancreatic Surgery
General Surgery Site Director, Weiler Hospital
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Training Program
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Dr. Muscarella received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology from the University of Rochester and his MD from New York Medical College. He completed his residency training in General Surgery at The Ohio State University during which time he performed a two-year research fellowship in pancreatic cancer genetics. Dr. Muscarella was an Associate Professor of Surgery with Tenure at The Ohio State University prior to taking his current position as Director of Pancreatic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. His clinical and research interests focus specifically on surgery of the pancreas, bile ducts, and upper gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Muscarella has extensive experience in advanced open minimally invasive surgical procedures for the management of pancreatic disorders, such as pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts, and acute and chronic pancreatitis. Dr. Muscarella has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He maintains a busy pancreatic surgery practice and is active in a number of national surgical organizations and committees.

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