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Warren E. Enker, MD
Director, Institute for GI Cancer, Continuum cancer Centers of NY
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Center, Institute, ProgramContinuum Cancer Centers Of New York
Medical SpecialtyColorectal Surgery
Specializations/
Clinical Interests
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Gastric Cancers
Liver Cancer
Pancreatic/Biliary Surgery
Pancreatic Cancer
Rectal Cancer
Sphincter-preserving operations, Cryosurgery, Resectios, Anal epidermoid cancer.
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery, 1973
Medical SchoolSUNY, Downstate Medical Center (Summa Cum Laude), Brooklyn, NY, 1967
Residency TrainingSurgery, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL, 1968‑1972
FellowshipImmunopathology, NIH National Cancer Institute, University of Chicago, 1972‑1973
Tumor Immunology Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1973‑1974
From the doctorDr. Enker, who completed his undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University, served as Assistant and then Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago until 1979. He also served as the University's Principal Investigator of the Gastro-Intestinal Tumor Study Group multi-disciplinary trials and on the Committee on Immunology. He was awarded a Junior Faculty Clinical Fellowship by the American Cancer Society from 1974-77. From 1979 through 1995, he served as an Attending Surgeon on the Colorectal Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and as an Associate Professor and Professor of Surgery at the Cornell University Medical College, in New York. From 1979-1984, Dr. Enker was Chief of Colorectal Surgery and, in 1985, he was awarded the highest teaching honor of the Department of Surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Enker has over 150 publications devoted primarily to rectal cancer and has pioneered rectal cancer operations, which now set the standard for high cure rates and prevention of local failure. He is the surgeon who designed the current operations for rectal cancer which are associated with high rates of sphincter preservation and preservation of both sexual and urinary function.

Dr. Enker's administrative office is located in Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Baird Hall. His clinical practice is located at Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Square East, Suite 4C, NY, NY, 10003, telephone 212-844-8284.
Address10 Union Square East, 2M
New York NY 10003
Telephone: (212) 420-4260
LanguagesEnglish
*All Board Certifications and Subspecialty Certifications are granted by The American Board of Medical Specialties, unless otherwise noted.
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