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Jean C. Emond, MD

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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.

Primary Specialties
Surgery, General (Board Certified)
Transplant Surgery
Board Certification
Pediatric Surgery
Education And Training
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Internship: Cook County Hospital, Illinois
Residency: Cook County Hospital, Illinois
Fellowship: Hospital de Paris - France
Clinical Expertise
Transplant Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Biliary Surgery
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Liver Transplant, Pediatric
Transplant Surgery, Pediatric
Living Donor Transplantation
Liver Resection Surgery
Liver Transplantation
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, NY, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Local 1199
Medicaid [NJ, NY]
Medicare [Medicare, Railroad]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-9691
Primary Office
622 West 168th Street
Floor: 14
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-9691
Fax: (212) 342-5600
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
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