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  • Medical degree: Albany Medical College (1990)

  • Internship: Nassau County Medical Center (1992)

  • First year of general surgery: Long Island Jewish Hospital (1992)

  • General surgery training: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center (1992-1996)

  • Department of surgery at Huntington Hospital (July 1996-present)

  • Board certification in general surgery (1997)

  • Re-certified most recently: 2017

  • Specializes in:

    • general surgery

    • laparoscopy

  • Areas of interest:

    • abdominal surgery (gastrointestinal procedures)

    • hernia repairs

      • umbilical, inguinal hernias

      • complex and recurrent ventral incisional hernias

  • Surgical procedures:

    • gallbladder

    • small intestine

    • colon

    • stomach

    • appendix

    • spleen abdominal adhesions

    • minor surgical procedures under local anesthesia

Dr. Joseph Patane, general surgeon, in front of his Park Avenue office in Huntigton

Dr. Joseph Patane is a board certified general surgeon, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Patane received his medical degree at Albany Medical College in May of 1990. He performed his internship at Nassau County Medical Center and then completed a year of general surgery at Long Island Jewish Hospital in 1992. Following this, Dr. Patane completed his general surgery training at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York, where he trained from 1992-1996. He joined the department of surgery at Huntington Hospital in July of 1996, and has remained there since then, providing care to patients in Huntington and neighboring communities. He received his board certification in general surgery in 1997, and has re certified on two additional occasions, most recently in 2017.


Dr. Patane's practice specializes in general surgery and laparoscopy. His main areas of interest are abdominal surgery, namely gastrointestinal procedures, and hernia repairs. Surgical procedures he performs include gallbladder, small intestine, colon, stomach, appendix, spleen abdominal adhesions, and many others. Hernia repairs include umbilical, inguinal hernias as well as complex and recurrent ventral incisional hernias. Along

with these, Dr. Patane performs a number of minor surgical procedures

under local anesthesia right in the comfort of his office.

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