Dr. Jean Emond, MD

Dr. Jean Emond, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jean Emond, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in general surgery and transplant surgery.Read his story


622 W 168th St Fl 14

New York, NY 10032
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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
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Liver Cancer
more than 5% of peers
Liver Transplant
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Emond'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. Emond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Emond "Dr. Emond is the Thomas S. Zimmer Professor of Reconstructive Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Professor of Surgery in Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Emond received his B.A. from University of Chicago and his M.D. from Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois, Cook County Hospital. He has held fellowships in Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Hospital Paul Brousse, Universite de Paris Sud Villejuif and in Liver transplantation at the University of Chicago. Dr. Emond was a key member of Dr. Christoph Broelsch's liver transplant team at the University of Chicago, which performed the first partial liver transplants in North America in 1985, the first split liver transplants in 1988, and the first living donor transplants in 1989. Dr. Emond then went on to direct the pediatric liver transplantation program at the University of California, San Francisco, from 1992 to 1997. He is a member of a number of professional organizations and societies and has published extensively on liver transplantation. He is highly regarded in the field of liver transplantation for his innovation and expertise in living donor transplantation. Dr. Emond was recruited to establish and direct the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation in the Department of Surgery. The Transplantation team at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has established a track record for superb outcomes in children and adults and productive clinical research since its establishment"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Emond "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Biliary Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pediatric Liver Transplants
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery
  • Transplant 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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Cook County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Cook County Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hospital Broussais, Paris
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Emond has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Emond is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Emond's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Emond to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Emond's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

RP BOGOTA NJ My husband wrote a review about our experience with Dr. Emond and his team in 2016. Here is the update: it has been 4 years since he performed my pancreatoctomy. This was an unneeded procedure. For the past 4 years my life has been miserable!! My pain level has never been under 8. Up...more
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He just did my gallbladder surgery. Was very polite and put me at ease. Would highly recommend him. He is a great Doctor that knows what he is doing.
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In 2002 my 3 year old niece had 1/2 her liver removed during a life saving operation. Then again today he saved my father. After being told 3 weeks ago by doctors that there was nothing they could do for him , dr Edmond removed his 17 cm , 5lb tumor from his liver. He is a super hero!
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Dr. Emond performed a Distal Pancratectomy to my wife that was not necessary. A CT test showed a 1cm mass in the pancreas. During the surgery 70% of the pancreas was removed even tough there was not sign of malignancy (just an inflammation). We learned later that a Endoscopic Ultrasound with a thin...more
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