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Brian Mitzman

Brian Mitzman, M.D.

NYU-Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Suite 300
Mineola, NY  11501
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Attending Physician, NYU-Winthrop Hospital, Thoracic Surgery


  • Member, ACS Thoracic Surgery Decision-Making Workgroup
  • 2017 CTSNet Resident Video Competition, 1st Place
  • 2017 STS Top Gun Finalist
  • 2016 STS Jeopardy Finalist
  • 2016 TSRA/STS Traveling Fellow



Other Interests

Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Innovation in Surgical Technology
Translational and Outcomes Research


Mitzman, Brian; Schipper, Paul H; Edwards, Melanie A; Kim, Sunghee; Ferguson, Mark K. 'Complications after Esophagectomy are Associated with Extremes of Body Mass Index'. Annals of thoracic surgery. 2018 ():- (# 3214772)

Krantz, Seth B; Mitzman, Brian; Lutfi, Waseem; Kuchta, Kristine; Wang, Chi-Hsiung; Howington, John A; Kim, Ki Wan. 'Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Shows No Survival Advantage to Chemotherapy Alone in Stage IIIA Patients'. Annals of thoracic surgery. 2018 105(4):1008-1016 (# 3214762)

Balaney, Bhavna; Mitzman, Brian; Fung, John; Paul, Jonathan D. 'Diagnosis and management of rare inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma guided by a novel minimally invasive vascular biopsy technique'. Catheterization & cardiovascular interventions. 2018 ():- (# 3214752)

Mitzman, Brian; Lutfi, Waseem; Wang, Chi-Hsiung; Krantz, Seth; Howington, John A; Kim, Ki-Wan. 'Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Provides Equivalent Survival to Open Esophagectomy: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database'. Seminars in thoracic & cardiovascular surgery. 2016 29(2):244-253 (# 3214742)

Mitzman, Brian; Cottam, Daniel; Goriparthi, Richie; Cottam, Samuel; Zaveri, Hinali; Surve, Amit; Roslin, Mitchell S. 'Stomach Intestinal Pylorus Sparing (SIPS) Surgery for Morbid Obesity: Retrospective Analyses of Our Preliminary Experience'. Obesity surgery. 2016 26(9):2098-2104 (# 3214732)

Roslin, Mitchell S; Gagner, Michel; Goriparthi, Richie; Mitzman, Brian. 'The rationale for a duodenal switch as the primary surgical treatment of advanced type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic disease'. Surgery for obesity & related diseases. 2016 11(3):704-710 (# 3214722)

Mitzman, Brian; Caronia, Jonathan; Mina, Bushra; Stavropoulos, Christos. 'Incidental tracheal diverticulum discovered 30 years after tracheo-esophageal fistula repair'. Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology. 2015 22(1):73-75 (# 3214712)


Additional Educational Information

University at Buffalo (B.S. 2006)
University at Buffalo (M.D. 2010)
Lenox Hill Hospital, General Surgery Residency (2010 - 2015)
University of Chicago, Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship (2015 - 2018)