George Ferzli

Specialty: Oncology & Bariatric Surgery

Years in Practice: 24

Education:

1972 College de La Sagese Beirut, Lebanon
1979 Medical Education St. Joseph University School of Medicine Beirut, Lebanon
1979-1984 Postdoctoral Training: PGY1-PGY5 General Surgery Resident Staten Island University

 

Licenses:

1979 French State Diploma of Medicine

1980 ECFMG 310-579-8

1981 FLEX

1981 New Jersey State License 39577

1982 New York State License 149264

 

Certifications:

1985 The American Board of Surgery Diplomate, No. 30679

1993 - 2003 Re-certification

1987 The American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical

Care Diplomate, No. 069

1994-2006 Re-certification

 

Special Honors and Distinctions:

• Ellis Island Medal of Honor (1995)

• Marquis Who's Who (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

• Who's Who in the East (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

• New York Magazine "The Best Doctors in New York" (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008)

• Teacher of the Year Award: Staten Island University Hospital (1998)

• Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., - America's Top Doctors (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

• Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., - Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

• 2008 Faculty Honoree - SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "In Honor of your commitment to excellence in graduate medical education."

• Better Living Magazine "Best Doctors" (2003, 2004)

 

Short Biography:

“Dr. George Ferzli and his minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures are world-renowned. He has performed this surgical technique on over 10,000 of his patients. Furthermore, Dr. Ferzli is a holder of five patents. Furthermore, Dr. Ferzli is a holder of five patents in the art and science of surgery, as well as having published over 100 scientific peer reviewed articles and chapters. In addition, Dr. Ferzli is a Professor of surgery at SUNY, Brooklyn, and Chairman of Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Brooklyn’s Lutheran Medical Center.

Dr. George Ferzli has been repeatedly listed in New York Magazine as one of the best surgeons in New York. However, these accolades go beyond New York Magazine. In 1995 Dr. Ferzli was the proud recipient of the prestigious and coveted Ellis Island Award for Citizenship.

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