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Gainosuke Sugiyama, M.D., FACS
Associate professor, Clinical Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Tel: (718) 270-6718 | Fax: (718) 270-2826
Robotic, General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Dr. Sugiyama graduated from City University of New York with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors and then received his medical degree from the State University of New York-Downstate College of Medicine in 2005. He completed General Surgery Residency at the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center and its Affiliated Hospital in 2010.
Dr. Sugiyama is a board certified general surgeon, and Associate Professor of General Surgery, with a specialization in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. Conditions he treats include hernias, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, gallstones, appendicitis, breast and skin tumors.
He is actively involved with resident and medical student education and is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including most recently the 2016 Chief Residents Faculty Teaching Award, 2012 Faculty Honoree (Excellence in Graduate Medical Education), The Warren Wetzel Award For Excellence in Teaching (2011), and the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013) among others.
Dr. Sugiyama is Board Certified in General Surgery. He is a member of the following societies:
Dr. Sugiyama's clinical interests are in complex abdominal wall reconstruction surgery, hernia repair, robotic and minimally invasive surgery. His research interests are in
To make an appointment, please call (718) 270-6718
About Robotic Surgery
With the assistance of the state-of-the-art da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, Dr. Sugiyama can perform minimally-invasive surgery, with faster recovery, less pain and risk of infection. DaVinci Surgical System is a platform that provides surgeons with superior vision of patients' anatomy, higher degree of precision and range of motion. Dr. Sugiyama is trained and certified in use of Intuitive Da Vinci Surgical System (Single Site Console).
Some of the benefits of daVinci Robotic Surgery:
» Smaller incisions (minimal surgical trauma)