Nicholas A. La Gamma, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director: Colorectal Surgery Fellowship
FPPMN Colorectal Surgery
Center For Colon and Rectal Diseases


Nicholas La Gamma, MD, FACS, FASCRS earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Loyola University in Maryland.  He then earned his MD at New York Medical College.  He completed his residency in General Surgery at NY Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Following residency he completed a research year in The Minimally Invasive New Technology Lab at Weill Cornell Medical Center.  He then went on to complete his fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Northwell Health.  His clinical focus is in treating diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus via minimally invasive techniques, including robotic surgery and Advanced Endoscopy. Dr. La Gamma is also very involved in the Northwell Health General Surgery Residency Program, holding a position on the Clinical Competency Committee.  Additionally, Dr. La Gamma’s  areas of interest include , medical education, and Quality Improvement.


Board certifications:

Surgery – American Board of Surgery
Colon/Rectal Surgery – American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Academic titles

Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

New York Medical College


New York Presbyterian Hospital
St Vincents Hospital and Medical Center – NY


St Vincents Hospital and Medical Center – NY


Colon/Rectal Surgery-North Shore University Hospital
Surgery-Weill Cornell Medical College – New York Hospital


Lenox Hill Hospital
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
North Shore University Hospital
Northwell Health Physician Partners