Howard Beach, NY 11414
Marc E. Sher, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified general surgeon and colorectal surgeon on a team of providers at Progressive Surgical Care in Manhasset Hills, in New Hyde Park, in the Lindenwood area and Howard Beach, New York. Dr. Sher’s passion is surgery and particularly, colon and rectal surgery.
He served as president of the most prestigious surgical society in the country, “The New York Surgical Society” as well as the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. His group offers specialized care in the treatment of general and colorectal surgical issues in Nassau and Queens county.
Dr. Sher is a New York City native who was born in Brooklyn and raised in Oceanside. He left New York to complete his undergraduate education at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and returned to earn his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1990.
He completed an internship and his chief residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens in 1995 and finished his training with a clinical fellowship in colorectal surgery under the supervision of Dr. Steven Wexner at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, campus of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Sher is highly respected both nationally and internationally, with certifications by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is an experienced laparoscopic surgeon performing in the top percentile of New York State. He’s also an active researcher in his field, authoring numerous articles, book chapters in respected publications such as “Annals of Surgery” and “Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.”
Dr. Sher is the leader and originator of the ever expanding practice, Progressive Surgical Care, which he solely formed in 1999. He is the acting surgical director of the Quad A New York State approved facility in New Hyde Park, New York.
He continues to train and mentor surgeons across the globe and is one of the pioneers of laparoscopic colon surgery. He performs more laparoscopic procedures on gallbladders and colons than most surgeons in New York State.
He is most proud of his relationship with his patients, always treating them like family and there is nothing more precious to him than his wife Cristina and son Lucas.
Marc Sher, MD
156-36 Cross Bay Blvd
Howard Beach, NY 11414