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Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center | ASCRS

Program Director: 
John Procaccino, MD
Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center
900 Northern Boulevard
Suite 100
Great Neck, NY 11021
United States
(516) 730-2100
(516) 730-2121

Number of Residents (per year): 1

Number of Faculty: 12

Salary/Year: $79,500

Case Mix/Number of Cases: 

  • 1500 abdominal cases
  • 500 anorectal cases
  • 3000 colonoscopies
  • 100-150 re-op cases

Strengths of Program:

  • Tertiary referral center for 19 system-wide Long Island Hospitals
  • Large volume of IBD Surgery
  • Pelvic pouches
  • Primary and re-operative
  • Complex anorectal cases
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Ancillary services: IR, Enterostomal therapist, IBD pathologists, perioperative services
  • Clinic and/or Office Experience
  • Formal office hours with Attending based on rotation site
  • Actively involved in pre and post-operative decision analysis
  • ​Active role in office based procedures
  • ​​12 ABCRS certified surgeons performing complex and routine abdominal and anorectal cases daily as well as colonoscopies, office procedures and patient encounters

Interaction with General Surgery Residents: Close involvement with a full compliment of general surgery residents.


  • Colorectal Lecture Series: weekly
  • General Surgery M&M: weekly
  • General Surgery Grand Rounds: weekly
  • Colorectal Journal Club: monthly
  • Colorectal Quarterly Visiting Professor
  • NYSCRS: quarterly

Anorectal Physiology: Manometry; EMG; Pudendal Nerve Latency; Endorectal U/S; Experience with all gained as all procedures are performed in the office setting twice monthly.

Outside Rotations: 9 months at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center; 3 months in the Eastern region hospitals.


Research Year: Not Available.


Requirement for Paper: Resident must submit at least one abstract for presentation to the ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting. Resident is expected to present research project at NYSCRS.


Opportunity to Attend Meetings: All local and regional society meetings; ASCRS meeting; Resident may attend any national meeting that accepts his/her paper as a podium presentation.