Jerald D. Wishner, MD, FACS
Co-Director, Institute for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery; Director, Minimally Invasive and Colorectal Surgery Program
Dr. Jerald Wishner 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 robotic laparoscopic surgery, and has been designated as a trainer for robotic general and colorectal surgery by Intuitive Surgical.
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.
Dr. Wishner leads the Training Epicenter for Robot-assisted Colon and Rectal Surgery at NWH—a peer-to-peer training network for the da Vinci® Surgery System.
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
Contact Dr. Wishner to schedule a consultation and see office locations or call our NWH physician referral line, 877.4 NWH DOC (877.469.4362).
See what patients say about Dr. Wishner...
"Dr. Wishner Saved My Life"
Letter to the Editor, Somers Record, 2014
"...his amazing skills and personable nature make for a great combination in a doctor."
"I had no clue when I first moved to the area that the hospitals were this good."
"I chose NWH because of the excellent experience I had before." Bill
Michael found lasting relief from diverticulitis after minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery.
View Dr. Wishner's Videos:
Dr. Wishner explains robotic surgery with the da Vinci Robot
Dr. Wishner describes treating colorectal cancer using the da Vinci Robot
Dr. Wishner is in the news
Dr. Wishner presents on advanced robot-assisted surgery at the Intuitive Surgical conference in New York City. Virtual Strategy Magazine >
Dr. Wishner comments on research findings published online in the journal JAMA Surgery. Fndings show an increase in colon cancer rates among people age 20 - 49. WebMD >
Top Doctors 2013
Westchester Magazine >
Colon Cancer Screening May Miss Some Patients, Study Finds
Read Dr. Wishner's comments >
Dr. Wishner Comments on Study of Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery for Seniors
Read about findings >
Dr. Wishner Explains Elton John's Diagnosis
Read more in LA Times >
New Milestone in Robotic Surgery
Read about robotic surgery program >
Read about gallbladder surgery >
|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.|