Dr. Barry Salky, MD

Dr. Barry Salky, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Barry Salky, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1970 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read his story

5 E 98th St Fl 14th

New York, NY 10029

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Intestinal Obstruction
more than 43% of peers
more than 40% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Salky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Salky "The practice is limited to advanced laparoscopic surgery of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Salky is one of the pioneeers in laparoscopic surgery having begun with diagnostic laparoscopy in 1979. At present, he has performed almost 7,000 laparoscopic surgeries with a completion rate of more than 99%."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Barry Salky, MD
Dr Salky is a humanitarian and a wonderful doctor and person I can say this because he has operated on me twice and in both cases I have never felt more confident going into surgery.
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