NYU General Surgery Associates

550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA

(212) 263-7302(212) 263-7302

Dr. Leon Pachter


New York, NY

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I immigrated to New York at six years old with my family. I was the first person in my family to go to college, and I enrolled in NYU School of Medicine in 1971. I specialize in minimally invasive surgery for diseases of the adrenal gland, such as the removal of adrenal tumors. I love the immediacy of surgery—of being able to fix something right away—and I’m grateful that I’m part of this talented team of doctors and nurses at NYU. A great day is when I’ve helped cure a patient and know that she will go on to live a healthy and productive life. I genuinely care about my patients, beyond the condition they have or the condition they have or the surgery I perform. I try to teach students and residents to take this humanistic approach.



New York University School of Medicine, MD, 1971




New York University Medical Center, 1976 (residency)
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