Dr. Philip George, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who is a fellowship-trained in minimally invasive and robotic general surgery who focuses on the care of abdominal wall hernias. During his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, he was elected chief resident and was awarded the prestigious Arthur Aufses Junior Award for his dedication to surgical research, resident teaching, and excellence in patient care. Dr. George then underwent fellowship training in minimal and robotic hernia surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. His unique fellowship training has made him skillful in advanced hernia repair techniques. These include transversus abdominis release (TAR), enhanced view totally extraperitoneal hernia repairs (eTEP), and robotic total abdominal wall reconstruction of massive ventral incisional hernias. His research in the field has been presented at national meetings as well as published in peer-reviewed journals. He is also an active member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He is also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Columbia University. Dr. George offers patients unparalleled communication all while focusing on having the best outcomes possible. He is committed to his patients by ensuring they receive the most up-to-date care and by making sure they feel comfortable every step of the way. He is available to see patients at Hoboken University Medical Center at 308 Willow Avenue.