When responding to an emergency case, I help the patient or their family to understand the medical decisions they’re making. Dr. Michelle Gordon, DO
Meet Dr. Gordon
Dr. Michelle Gordon, DO, is a board-certified general surgeon with expertise in minimally-invasive procedures, including hernia repairs and colon surgery.
Dr. Gordon opened the practice Northern Westchester Surgical Associates in Putnam Valley, New York in 2005. Dr. Gordon offers her patients the best possible outcomes by providing them with the highest standard of care and helping them return home and go back to healthy lives as soon as possible.
Through a collaborative approach with her colleague Dr. Peter Hon, Dr. Gordon offers her patients the benefit of having two experienced general surgeons in the operating room, when indicated.
She is dedicated to making herself available to patients who need emergency surgery. To achieve this goal, she maintains a workload that allows her respond quickly to acute care needs. Dr. Gordon aims to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients who need emergency surgery using a combination of well-honed critical care skills and her ability to make smart, accurate, and timely decisions.
In addition to her work in emergency and acute care, Dr. Gordon is experienced in minimally invasive surgical techniques and specializes in hernia and colon operations. In 2006, Dr. Gordon performed the first ever laparoscopic colectomy at Hudson Valley Hospital Center.
Dr. Gordon’s expertise also includes operations to repair ventral or incisional hernias with either laparoscopic or open surgery, component separation techniques, abdominal wall reconstructive operations, elective colectomies, and gallbladder surgery.
Education & Experience
Harvey Mudd College
Western University of Health Sciences
St. James Hospital - Olympia Fields, IL
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital - Far Rockaway, NY
Certifications & Memberships
- Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- American Osteopathic Association Medical Society of the State of New York
- New York State Osteopathic Medical Society