Dr. Benjamin Golas, MD

Dr. Benjamin Golas, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Benjamin Golas, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2004 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.Read his story

425 W 59th St # 4F

New York, NY 10019

Contact Information

(212) 523-7723

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Golas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 60% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 47% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 17% of peers

Dr. Golas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Golas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golas "I am one of only a handful of surgeons in New York City board-certified in the the field of Complex Surgical Oncology. My training allows me to deliver the highest possible level of care to patients with cancer. I take pride in spending time with my patients to get to know them and listen to them. This allows us to develop a treatment plan that is individualized to each patient."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golas "As a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist, I firmly believe in providing the best care to all of my patients. I believe in spending time with patients and families to ensure that they understand all of the options available to them. When surgery is indicated and the best course of action, I provide patients with the best surgical and medical care to ensure they can return to their lives and families."

3  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Stomach Surgery

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.

Education

  • Trinity Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York Weill Cornell Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Presby Weill Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golas' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golas to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Golas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great manner and very thorough. Talked me through my options and made me feel really comfortable. Spent more time with me than I expected. And offered opinions on topics which weren't his specialty but I was worried about. Lastly and most importantly, even though he's a well respected surgeon he's...more
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Thank you for the kind review. I pride myself in the time to speak with patients so they are comfortable with the treatment plan.

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