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Dr. Patricia Sylla

MD, The Mount Sinai Hospital, NY


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Dr. Patricia Sylla

Dr. Sylla has been a leader in minimally invasive approaches to the surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer.

Dr. Sylla pioneered taTME (transanal total mesorectal excision), a transanal endoscopic approach to perform rectal cancer surgery, and performed the first case in a human in 2009.

She has sine been actively engaged in training surgeons in this technique and organized clinical trials to evaluate the long-term outcomes of this approach.