About St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
St. Luke's Division
A Heritage of Surgical Excellence
Academic Affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Dr. Attiyeh's other areas of interest include Colorectal Cancer. In particular, he has extensive experience in the treatment of rectal cancer, where the emphasis is on total mesorectal excision with preservation of sphincteric, sexual, and urinary functions.
In addition, he recently started a program of intraperitoneal hyperthermic chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis.
Dr. Attiyeh was elected president of the New York Surgical Society (2006-2007), and president of the New York Cancer Society (2007-2008)