James E. Satterfield, MD, a General Surgeon with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Get to know General Surgeon Dr. James E. Satterfield, who serves patients in Flushing, New York.

Dr. Satterfield is a board-certified general surgeon who is currently serving patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens in Flushing, New York. NewYork-Presbyterian Queens is a community teaching hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine, serving Queens and metro New York residents. The 535-bed tertiary care facility provides services in 14 clinical departments and numerous subspecialties. Annually, 15,000 surgeries and 4,000 infant deliveries are performed at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

Dr. Satterfield earned his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1978. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in thoracic surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by his residency in general surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.

Dr. Satterfield is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Dr. Satterfield is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care.

Learn More about Dr. James E. Satterfield:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2151249-James-Satterfield-Surgeon or through NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, https://queensdoctors.nyp.org/providers/james-e-satterfield/about?schedule=74bd8535-0709-4502-9807-6c6ac3297c16

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