John A. Procaccino, Jr., M.D. – Curriculum Vitae

Education:


1972-1976
Iona Preparatory School – Academic Regents Diploma
New Rochelle, New York

1976-1980
Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York
B.S. Biology, Suma Cum Laude

1980-1984
New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Doctorate in Medicine

Post Graduate Training:


1984-1985
Intern in Surgery, North Shore University Hospital,
Manhasset, New York

1985-1986
First Year Resident in Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

1986-1987
Second Year Resident in Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

1987-1988
Third Year Resident in Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

1988-1989
Chief Resident in Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

1989-1990
Special Fellow and Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Position Held:


1998-Present
Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery North Shore University Hospital

1990-2001
Levin, Strauss, Procaccino Private Practice in Colon and Rectal Surgery And General Surgery

1990-Present
Staff Surgeon Long Island Jewish/Hillside Medical Center

1990-Present
Staff Surgeon – St. Francis Hospital

Academic Appointment:


1984-1988
Clinical Associate in Surgery Cornell University Medical College

1988-1989
Senior Clinical Associate in Surgery Cornell University Medical College

1991-Present
Clinical Instructor in Surgery Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1993-1996
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery Cornell University Medical College

1996-Present
Adjunct Clinical Assistant, Professor of Surgery Cornell University Medical College

Certification:


1985
Diplomat, National Board of Examiners

1990
General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

1992
Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

1998
General Surgery, American Board of Surgery Recertification

1999
Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery Re-certification

Professional Societies:


Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Fellow, New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Member, Nassau County Medical Society
Member, Long Island Gastroenterologic Society
Member, American Medical Association
Member, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
Member, The Nassau Surgical Society
Member, Nassau Academy of Medicine
Member, Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Inc.
Member, United Ostomy Association, Inc.
Member, American College of Gastroenterology
Member, Perioperative Services Executive Council Committee, North Shore University Hospital

Honor Societies:


1979
Phi Beta Kappa

1980
Beta, Beta, Beta Biological Honor Society

1981
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

1984
Alpha Omega Alpha

1998
Best Doctors in America

2001-2004
NY Metro Top Doctors

Awards:


1980
Mendelian Medal for Biology – (Outstanding Student in Biology)

1981-1983
Ruth Taylor Award – (Community Service/Education Award)

1984
Wilfred Ruggiero Award for Surgery – (Astuteness and Compassion in Surgery)

Publications/Presentation:


1. Procaccino, J., Labow, S.: Transcolonoscopic Decompression of Sigmoid Volvulus, Dis. of the Colon and Rectum: 32, 349-350, April 1989.

2. Procaccino, J., Lavery, I.C., Oakley, J.R. Planagan, R.A.: Morbidity of the Unrecognized Psoas Abscess Poster Presentation – 89th Annual Meeting.American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, St. Louis, Mo., May 1990.

3. Procaccino, J., Lavery, I.C., Fazio, V., Oakley, J.R.:Psoas Abscess: Difficulties Encountered. Dis. of the Colon and Rectum: 34, 784-789, September 1991.

4. Citron, M., White, A., Levin, L., Procaccino, J., Strauss, R., et al: Methylguanine – DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) in Human Normal and Colorectal Tumor Tissue. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research: Vol. 33, 546, 1992.

5. Procaccino, J., Fazio, V., Hyman, N.,: Perianal Crohn’s Disease. In: Keighley, MRB, ed. Gastroenterology: Clinical Science and Practice – 2nd Edition. England: Bailliere and Tindall, Vol. 2, 1187-1199, 1993.

6. Citron, M., White, A., Held, D., Levin, L., Lieberman, L., Lake, M., Procaccino, J., Wasserman, P., Fuchs, A., and Yarosh, D.: 0-Methylguanine-DNA methyl-transferase (MGMT) in Human Normal and Malignant Colorectal Tissue. Presented at Poster Discussion Session at the Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research: Volume 36, March 1995.

7. Mullin, G., Cerchia, R., Kuang, Y., Reddy, G., Collier, K., Abbitan, A., Ali, E., Katz, S., Procaccino, J., Mayer, L., and Fisher, S.: Pathophysiologic Disassociation of Interluken-2 and Interluken-10 in Crohn’s Disease. Short Title: Interluken-10 in IBD. Submitted for Publication, April, 1997.

8. Popiolek, D., Kahn, E., Procaccino, J., Markowitz, J., Nodular Neuronal Hyperplasia – A Distinct Morphologic Type of Pseudopolyp in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Arch Pathol Lab Med., Vol. 122: 194-196, February 1998.

9. Procaccino, J.: Ulcerative Proctitis. Podium Presentation, American College of Surgeons Fall Clinical Congress Post Graduate Course in Colon and Rectal Surgery: October 1998.

10. Educational Forum on “Health Line” Topic: Colon and Rectal Surgery. Aired December 1998.

11. Procaccino, J.: Chronic Ulcerative Colitis, In Cameron, J. (ed): Current Surgical Therapy, 7th ed. St. Louis, CV Mosby, 2001 pp 181-185.

12. Elkowitz, D., Procaccino, J., Cuomo, J., Boss, E., Markowitz., J., Kahn, E.: Risk Factors for Carcinoma at the Pelvic Ileal Pouch. Gastro-Enterology, 2001.

13. Coady-Fariborzian, L., Angel, L.P., Procaccino, J. Perforated colon secondary to virtual colonoscopy: report of a case. Dis. Colon and Rectum 2004 Jul; 47(7):1247-9.

14. Strauss, R., Procaccino, J., Moffa, M.,: Perianal Padget’s Disease and Bowen’s Disease Chapter 2nd Edition: Current Therapy of Colon and Rectal Surgery in Press; July 2004.

15. Poster Presentation – R.J.Dring, L.P.Angel, J.A.Procaccino, V.Scarmato, CT Angiography: A New Modality in the Localization of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: First prize, New York Society Colorectal Surgeons Resident’s Night March 31, 2005.

16. Angel, Luz P., Procaccino, J., Intraperitoneal hemorrhage after endovascular embolization of a cerebellar hemangioblastoma: Surgical Rounds, July 2006, 334-337

17. Procaccino, J., et al: Chronic Ulcerative Colitis, In Cameron, J. (ed): Current Surgical Therapy, 9th ed St. Louis, CV Mosby, in press.