Jerald D. Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Jerald D. Wishner, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Co-Director, Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery; Medical Director, Colorectal Surgery Program

Dr. Jerald Wishner Northern Westchester Hospital

Jerald Wishner, MD is the Co-Director for The Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Medical Director for the Colorectal Surgery Program at Northern Westchester Hospital. Dr. Wishner is Fellowship trained in both colorectal and minimally invasive surgery, has received advanced training in robot-assisted surgery, and has been designated as a trainer for robot-assisted general and colorectal surgery by Intuitive Surgical.


Castle Connolly Identifies Dr. Wishner as a 'Top Doctor' 
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Dr. Wishner performs advanced colon resections using robot-assisted surgery for both benign and malignant disease and is one of the first surgeons in the U.S. to conduct single incision robot-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He has published numerous articles in the field of general surgery and helped develop minimally invasive surgical techniques for a variety of procedures including colon resection for benign and malignant disease, gallbladder removal, anti-reflux surgery for hiatal hernias and chronic heartburn, hernia surgery, pancreatic and splenic surgery.

He has lectured nationally on various topics, is a member of the Mount Kisco Medical Group, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.  Dr. Wishner has been selected as a Westchester Magazine “Top Doctor” for six consecutive years

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"I consider myself lucky..."

"...his amazing skills and personable nature make for a great combination in a doctor."

"Dr. Wishner and his surgical team inspired confidence."

"Dr. Wishner Saved My Life"
Letter to the Editor, Somers Record, 2014

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 Dr. Wishner explains robotic surgery with the da Vinci Robot
Dr. Wishner describes treating colorectal cancer using the da Vinci Robot

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Dr. Wishner is in the news

Top Doctors 2013
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Colon Cancer Screening May Miss Some Patients, Study Finds
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Dr. Wishner Comments on Study of Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery for Seniors
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Dr. Wishner Explains Elton John's Diagnosis
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Dr. Wishner Performs Regions 1st Splenectomy
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New Milestone in Robotic Surgery
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1st in Westchester, Single-Incision Robot-Assisted Gallbladder Surgery
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 MD News...

Dr. Wishner talks about the next step in colorectal cancer surgery using the daVinci Robot                                                        Dr. Bromberg and Dr. Wishner discuss achieving the best outcomes for patients by staying ahead of technology.