Dr. Faith Menken, MD

Dr. Faith Menken, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Faith Menken, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1987 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.Read her story

325 E 79th St Ofc 1

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

(212) 439-9547

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Umbilical Hernia
more than 5% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
more than 5% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Menken's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Menken "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Menken "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"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

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

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.


  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Menken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Menken's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Menken to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Menken's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Menken provided excellent care throughout my difficult and long ordeal with mastitis and abscesses. Her intellegence, decisiveness, depth of experience, and caring put me at ease, and, when my condition eventually led to the operating room, I was confident I was in the best hands possible. I’m...more
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Dr. Menken is easily accessible, straight forward, very clear and empowering. She makes her recommendations, informs you of the options and risks and allows you to make the decision the works best for you. I found this type of approach refreshing.
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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...more
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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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