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Beth A. Schrope, MD, PhD

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Beth A. Schrope, MD, PhD
Beth A. Schrope, MD, PhD

Dr. Schrope joined the faculty of the Department of Surgery in July of 2001 as a Clinical instructor after completing her residency with New York Presbyterian Hospital. She assumed her current position as Assistant Professor in July 2002, and joined the Valley Hospital staff in 2005.

She graduated with an M.D. degree from Temple University in 1996. Prior to joining the profession of medicine, she completed a Ph. D. in Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University in 1992, and won numerous federal grants as principle investigator for research work in medical ultrasound. She is the author of numerous publications in the fields of bariatric surgery, medical ultrasound and GI surgery. She is the sole editor of a new textbook on Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound due for release next month.

Her research interests include novel applications of autologous pancreatic islet cell transplantation, bariatric surgery outcomes research, and metabolic surgery. Dr. Schrope is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery.

Primary Specialty
Surgery, General (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Temple University School of Medicine
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Pancreas Surgery
Pancreatic islet cell transplantation
Pancreatic Cyst
Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
Pancreatitis Chronic
Stomach Surgery
Gallbladder Surgery
GERD Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pancreas Resection
Pancreas Cancer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatic Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Pancreas and Biliary Tract Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
Gallstone Pancreatitis
Biliary Surgery
Pancreas and Spleen Surgery
Pancreas Cyst
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatic Stones
Obesity Surgery
Gastric Surgery
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Barrett's Esophagus
Minimal Access Surgery-GERD
GERD-Laparoscopic Technique
Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Pancreatic Tumor
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Hiatal Hernia
Bile Duct Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Adjustable Band
Gastric Bypass
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, PPO]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan]
Coventry Healthcare (National)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), NYPH Employees Only, PPO]
Local 1199 [Union]
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Columbia University Employee Plan, Community Medicare, Liberty HMO]
United Empire
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, HMO, POS, PPO]


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161 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 821
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-9441
Fax: (212) 305-5992
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Disabled Access: Yes
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Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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