Dr. Antonio I. Picon brings years of surgical training and experience to Staten Island University Hospital from various prestigious institutions, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, as well as the National Cancer Center in Tokyo, Japan. He has extensive experience in performing an array of complex surgical procedures, including the Whipple procedure, pancreatectomy, liver resection, gastrectomy and lymphadenectomy.
Dr. Picon works as part of a multidisciplinary team utilizing the expertise of both surgical and non-surgical health professionals to ensure the best possible outcome for his patients. He is board certified by the American College of Surgeons and in addition to his vast surgical oncology experience, brings a wealth of knowledge to the area of minimally invasive surgery, as well as complex general surgery procedures.
Dr. Antonio I. Picon is an expert in the surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. He is board certified by the American College of Surgeons and specializes in treating diseases of the stomach, pancreas, liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine and soft tissue tumors.
Dr. Picon completed his surgical residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He went on to complete a Surgical Research Fellowship and the prestigious International Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Picon also completed a Traveling Fellowship in Tokyo, Japan, at the National
Cancer Center where he studied various cutting-edge techniques for the treatment and management of gastric, pancreatic
and hepatobiliary cancers.