Dr. Faith A. Menken, MD

Dr. Faith A. Menken, MD

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General Surgery | Female | 55 years old

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Care Philosophy

I am a general surgeon in solo private practice. I try to take time with everyone to ensure patients understand the disease and the treatment. I am always available by phoneRead more

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I graduated from Williams College and the Cornell University Medical School. When I am not operating and taking care of...Read more

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How I wish I would have insisted on another surgeon to do my appendectomy laparoscopically instead of having the open surgery with Menken which left me with a huge, unsightly hernia that will need further to fix - if it can be fixed which is not clear. Also, Menken's lack of dexterity caused my appendix to break off. This meant my wound couldn't be closed and the pain was horrible. Becauseof this surgery I developed massive adhesions which required further surgery. STAT AWAY!
I have never performed a laparoscopic appendectomy and have not done an open appendectomy in years since patients only want laparoscopic surgery. I have no idea who this or why she would lie about me
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Dr. Menken says...

I graduated from Williams College and the Cornell University Medical School. When I am not operating and taking care of patients, I coach basketball and tennis at a girls prep school.

Dr. Menken's Care Philosophy

I am a general surgeon in solo private practice. I try to take time with everyone to ensure patients understand the disease and the treatment. I am always available by phone

Dr. Menken's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Mt Sinai Hospital
    New York Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision