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  • Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery Division

Board Certifications

Training

Medical School
  • University of Milan (1980; Italy)
PhD
  • University of Bergen (1996; Norway; field, Colorectal Cancer)
Residency Training
  • General Surgery, Hautepierre University Hospital, Strasbourg, France (1984-86)
  • Trauma Surgery, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, England (1986)
  • General Surgery, Kirkenes Hospital, Kirkenes, Norway (1987-88)
  • Orthopedic Surgery, University Kyst-hospitalet i Hagavik, Hagavik, Norway (1988-90)
  • Trauma and General Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway (1991)
  • General Surgery (Chief Resident), Angers University Hospital, Angers, France (1992-93)
Fellowship Training
  • Colorectal Cancer, University of Bergen, Norway

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Laparoscopic and conventional surgery for colon and rectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, and rectal prolapse
  • Treatment of anorectal abscess, fistula, fissure, rectocele, hemorrhoids, obstructed defecation, and fecal incontinence
  • Colonoscopy
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder, appendix, or spleen removal, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD; chronic severe heartburn), achalasia (severe swallowing difficulty), incisional/ventral hernia, and groin hernia
Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD

Contact Information

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T18-046B
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-2704
Fax: 631-444-7784

Practice Locations

Cancer Center
3 Edmund D Pellegrino Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794-9450
Tel: 631-638-1000

Smithtown Office
222 Middle Country Road, Suite 209
Smithtown, NY 11787
Tel: 631-444-4545
Fax: 631-638-2830


  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional
  • Gold Medal (for first laparoscopic colectomy), University of Vilnius School of Medicine, Vilnius, Lithuania (1996)
  • Osaka City Gold Medal, Osaka, Japan (2002)
  • Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Bergamaschi's journal articles on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).