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Hernia Group

Meet Our Team

The Hernia & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction program is comprised of a team of hernia, minimally invasive, and plastic surgeons supported by a dedicated nurse navigator. The surgeons have vast experience in hernia surgery and are committed to addressing an array of complex abdominal wall conditions. The team's mission is to provide personalized surgical care; ensuring quality, safety, efficiency, and an outstanding patient experience.

Our Team

Moustafa A Hassan, MD
Moustafa A Hassan, MD
315 464-1800
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Surgery; Surgical Critical Care; Abdominal Abscess; Abdominal Pain; Abdominal Wall Defects; Acute Pancreatitis; more
Education: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Clinical Interests:

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Complex abdominal wall hernia

Trauma Surgery/Acute Care Surgery/General Surgery

Associations/Memberships: Society of Critical Care Medicine; American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Taewan Kim, MD
Taewan Kim, MD
315 464-1800
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Bariatric Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; General Surgery; Abdominal Wall Defects; Achalasia; Appendicitis; more
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
Associations/Memberships: American College of Surgeons (ACS); American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS); Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Prashant K Upadhyaya, MD
Prashant K Upadhyaya, MD
315 464-8224
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: General Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Absence of Breast; Baseball Finger; Bowens Disease; Breast Cancer; more
Education: Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India
Associations/Memberships: American College of Surgeons (ACS); American Society of Plastic Sugeons (ASPS)

Shawna WhiteShawna White, RN, Nurse Navigator
Phone: 315 464-1803, Email: whitshaw@upstate.edu