Highlighting the Recent Professional Achievements of Pediatric Surgeon Gustavo Stringel, M.D.
A member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), and the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), Gustavo Stringel, M.D. has established a solid reputation over the course of his career as an outstanding clinician, medical administrator, researcher, and scholar. Dr. Stringel has maintained a top leadership post at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York since 1994, playing an integral role in the growth of the institution’s award-winning Pediatric Surgery program.
In his current capacity as Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Westchester Medical Center’s Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital (MFCH), Dr. Gustavo Stringel has instituted a number of key improvements in operating room efficiency, patient intake and release times, and physician recruitment practices, providing MFCH with the tools necessary to take on increasing numbers of highly complex surgical cases. Collaborating with the hospital’s upper management to ensure the facility’s long-term success, Dr. Stringel devotes a great deal of energy toward culling a staff of impressively accomplished neurosurgeons, cardiac surgeons, liver transplantation specialists, anesthesiologists, plastic surgeons, and pediatric sub-specialists. MFCH remains on the forefront of pediatric medicine as a result of these efforts, attaining a steady stream of funding for its programs from a wide range of prominent national healthcare organizations.
Outside of his activities at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Dr. Gustavo Stringel serves as a tenured Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at New York Medical College in Valhalla. With more than 100 scientific papers published or presented in local, nationwide, and international venues, Dr. Stringel teaches and mentors medical students as they prepare for the American Board of Surgery examination, focusing targeted attention on developing and updating a curriculum model second to none. Firmly committed to bolstering treatment availability for the underprivileged as well, Dr. Stringel strongly encourages the school’s student body and resident population to volunteer for a variety of regional community healthcare initiatives to benefit the needy and uninsured.