Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC
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Dr. Pomp is an internationally recognized expert in advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques. He is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Sherbooke. He completed his surgical training at the University of Montreal and Rhode Island and practiced in Montreal at the CHUM/Hotel Dieu before moving to the Mount Sinai Hospital and then the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He is Chief of GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Leon C. Hirsch Professor of Surgery and is the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Pomp has written more than 150 PubMed cited articles and has been a speaker at over 300 national and international meetings.  He was funded as a Principal Investigator in NIDDK/NIH Bariatric Surgery Research - LABS (Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery). He has served on the executive boards of SAGES and ASMBS. His primary clinical expertise includes bariatric surgery, minimally invasive foregut, solid organ and hernia surgery.


He serves on the Editorial board of SOARD and Obesity Surgery. He is one of Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors; won the SAGES Clinical Excellence Award in 2013 and was honored as an ASMBS Thirty Members Who Made a Difference 1983-2013