Tomas Heimann, MD, is a professor of surgery and colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He is also chief of surgery at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in New York, an affiliate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is also the New York State Chair for the Commission on Cancer.
Dr. Heimann's clinical interests include abdominal hernia, colorectal cancer, Crohn's disease, esophageal cancer, familial adenomatous polyposis, gastrectomy and inflammatory bowel disease. His research interests include ulcerative colitis, rectal cancer and pancreatic cancer. His work has been published in Current Surgery, Digestive Diseases and Sciences and Colorectal Disease.
Dr. Heimann earned his medical degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. He completed his colon and rectal surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.