GEORGE S. FERZLI, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Until Always: Freedom, passion, integrity and the constant quest for innovation.
This web site is dedicated to the memory of my father Salem.

About Dr. Ferzli

Dr. Ferzli Around The World

Dr. Ferzli has lectured in universities and medical schools as well as operated in hospitals all over the world. In the list below you can see the extent of Dr. Ferzli's influence in the global medical field.

United States:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Atlantic City, NJ
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Bronx, NY
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Chicago, IL
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Jamaica, NY
  • Las Vegas, NE
  • Long Island, NY
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • New York, NY
  • Newark, NJ
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Rochester, NY
  • St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
  • Tuscan, AZ
  • Vail, CO

Americas:

  • Buenas Aries, Argentina
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Rio, Brazil
  • Santa Domingo, Dominican Rep.
  • Villavicencio, Colombia

Europe:

  • Athens, Greece
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Gdansk, Poland
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Helsinki,Finland
  • Kiel, Germany
  • Linz, Austria
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Luxembourg
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Nice, France
  • Rome, Italy
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Strasbourg, France
  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Vienna, Austria

Asia:

  • Almaty, Kazakhastan
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Jaipur, India
  • Moscow, Russia
  • New Delhi, India
  • Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  • Siberia, Russia
  • St Petersburg, Russia

Middle East & Arabia:

  • Bahrain
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait

Far East:

  • Beijing, China
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Shanghai, China
  • Singapore
  • Suzhou, China

Africa:

  • Bloomfeitein, South Africa
  • Capetown, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa

Honors & Awards

In The Press
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor (1995)
  • Citation from the President of Brooklyn for Outstanding Contributions for residents of Lebanese descent (2007)
  • Marquis Who's Who (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Who's Who in the East (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • New York Magazine: The Best Doctors in New York (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Teacher of the Year Award: Staten Island University Hospital (1998)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.: America's Top Doctors (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.: Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • 2008 Faculty Honoree Award of the Department of Surgery @ SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Louis Miller Business Leadership Award (2008)

One of the Best Surgeons

Dr. George Ferzli has been repeatedly listed in New York Magazine as one of the Best Surgeons in New York for the years of 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Best Doctor

Voted by New York Magazine

Dr. Ferzli was voted "Best Doctor" by New York Magazine annually from 1998 to 2008.

Watch Dr. Ferzli's interview
on bariatric surgery.