About Dr. Shafaee
Dr. Zahra Shafaee, MD, FACS completed General Surgery Residency at Harlem Hospital, New York and Surgical Oncology Fellowship at University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago. She went on to do an Advanced Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Fellowship at Rene Descartes University/Institute Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France under mentorship of Professor Brice Gayet.
Dr. Shafaee is Board Certified in General Surgery and Certified in Surgical Oncology and Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Shafaee has conducted laboratory and clinical research projects and authored articles in hepatobiliary, breast, and endocrine areas in peer reviewed Journals such as Journal of American College of Surgeons, Journal of Surgical Oncology, and Cancer Chemotherapy and pharmacology.
Prior to establishing Westchester Cancer Surgery, PC in Westchester County and joining Lawrence Medical Associates, PC, she served as a full-time attending surgeon and surgical oncologist in James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY and NYU - Woodhull Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Services Dr. Shafaee provides:
- Breast Diseases and Cancers
- Endocrine Gland Surgeries
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
- Hepatobiliary Surgery
- Pancreatic Cancers Diseases
- Soft Tissue Sarcomas (tumors of fat, muscle, tendons, and connective tissues)
- Abdominal Surgeries (such as hiatal and abdominal wall hernias, reflux diseases, and gallbladder and bile duct surgeries)