The first human heart transplant took place 50 years ago in South Africa, but Columbia was among a handful of places that helped the field mature.
In honor of National Healthy Weight Week, we spoke with Dr. Judith Korner, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, about how to determine if you are at a healthy weight and, if you're overweight, what to do to get healthy.
Inspired by this year's New York City Marathon to take on a big race? Make sure you know how to train properly to avoid injury.
New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue
Dr. Ravi P. Kiran has been named chief and program director of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.