Dr. Ory Wiesel

Ory Wiesel, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery SUNY Downstate Medical School, NY
Department of Surgery Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Ory Wiesel, was born in Israel. He graduated Cumma Sum Laude from Semmelweis University of medicine in Budapest, Hungary. He then returned back to Israel, where he joined the Tel- Aviv Sourasky medical center where he did his general surgery residency. He was appointed to staff surgeon and developed an interest in Esophageal and Foregut surgery. With this interest, he moved to Boston and completed further advanced training in General Foregut and Thoracic surgery in the Division of thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s hospital, Harvard medical school under the mentorship of the world leaders in lung and esophageal surgery. He was then moved to New York, and joined the division of thoracic surgery at Maimonides medical center, where he is focusing on serving innovative up to date minimally invasive, Robotic and endoscopic esophageal and thoracic surgery to the growing population of Brooklyn. Dr. Wiesel recently established the Brooklyn Mesothelioma program and the iVATS (image guided VATS) programs offering up to date surgical oncologic treatment for his patients. Dr. Wiesel has multiple peer reviewed papers and book chapters. He won several awards and presented in multiple national and international conferences. He is a reviewer for few of the most cited surgical journals and serves in multiple surgical societies committees and editorial boards. Recently, he established a research lab in Maimonides medical center at the department of surgery. Dr. Wiesel embraces innovation and new surgical techniques, among his research topics of interest are Surgery in the elderly, NIR image guided surgery, 3D models in the perioperative setting as well combined approach for diagnosis and treatment of early lung cancer. He developed a small animal model for esophageal cancer and is interested in developing techniques for esophageal transplantation.