Dr. Tiffany Schatz

Full Name: Tiffany Schatz, MD

Gender: Female

Language(s):
English, Spanish

New Patients

Is this doctor accepting new patients? Yes

Education

Medical School: Ben-Gurion University

Residency Program: Waterbury Hospital

Fellowship Program: Certification in Minimally Invasive Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

Additional Information:

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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

Secondary Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Additional privileges for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube (PEG) 

Abdomen, Abdominal Wall, Abdominal Organ, Skin and Soft Tissue
Advanced minimally invasive and robotic procedures for diagnosis, treatment and palliative care (pain/comfort) as well as benign and cancer-related conditions 

 Procedures

  • Hernia repair – abdominal wall, groin and hiatal
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Surgical treatment for peptic/gastric ulcer disease including Nissen fundoplication
  • Cancer removal including colorectal with multidisciplinary team approach
  • Colorectal procedures for diverticulitis, strictures and other benign conditions
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Minimally invasive biopsies

Lungs, Chest Wall, Diaphragm, Mediastinum and Esophagus
Advanced minimally invasive and robotic procedures for diagnosis, treatment and palliative care (pain/comfort) as well as benign and cancer-related conditions

 Procedures

  • Removal of lung cancer with multidisciplinary team approach
  • Repair diaphragmatic hernias
  • Repair paraesophageal hernia/hiatal hernia
  • Surgery for achalasia (Heller myotomy)
  • Surgery for esophageal diverticulum
  • Sympathectomy for hyperhydrosis
  • Thymectomy
  • Mediastinal mass biopsy and excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Endobronchial ultrasound with transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS)
  • Tracheostomy
  • Pleurx catheter placement

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