Lee Fleischer, MD, FACS, Director of Surgical Services
Dr. Fleischer is a board certified leading laparoscopic and robotic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease, hernias, and breast diseases, both benign and malignant. He practices with Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY. Dr. Fleischer is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has mentored surgeons in the art of laparoscopic surgery and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Touro medical School. Since 2005, Dr. Fleischer has been consistently ranked as a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly and since 2008 in Hudson Valley Magazine and has been listed in the “Top Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. Dr. Fleischer earned his medical doctorate from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his General Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Dr. Fueg is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in general, breast and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She has been practicing medicine for 20 years and currently practices with Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY. She was an attending physician at Elk Regional Medical Center in St. Mary’s Pennsylvania for five years and had a private practice in the Bronx for seven years prior to joining Highland Surgical. Dr. Fueg earned her medical degree from SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, New York Medical College, and Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York Medical College. In addition, she completed a Critical Care Fellowship at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center. Dr. Fueg is a member of the Society of Women Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Kronfol is a board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeon practicing at Highland Medical, P.C., Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY. Dr. Kronfol received his board certification in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, respectively. He specializes in anorectal surgical procedures, laparoscopic and robotic minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery, transanal minimally invasive surgery, endoscopy procedures, as well as general surgery. He has a particular interest in colon and rectal cancer, anal cancer, diverticulitis, pelvic floor disorders, inflammatory bowel disease and anorectal pathology such as hemorrhoids, fissures, perirectal abscesses and fistula.
Dr. Kronfol earned his medical doctorate from the American University of Beirut Medical Center in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his General Surgery internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN and his General Surgery Residency at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in El Paso, TX. Dr. Kronfol completed his Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, NY.
He is a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Rakhlin is a respected board certified laparoscopic and robotic surgeon and minimally invasive surgical specialist. He practices with Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, NY. Dr. Rakhlin earned his medical doctorate from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his General Surgery Residency and Chief Residency at New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center. In addition, he completed a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at the New York Institute of Laparoscopy, New York Medical College. Dr. Rakhlin, who speaks Russian, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.