Through more than 80 peer-reviewed journal publications, several chapters in prestigious medical books, and numerous scientific presentations at prominent medical conferences and events, Dr. Gustavo Stringel has made a substantial impact on the surgical literature. Well versed in many surgical techniques, especially minimally invasive procedures, Dr. Gustavo Stringel has written on a wide array of subjects, including prognostic factors in omphalocele and gastroschisis, pheochromocytoma in children, pulmonary hypertension, and laparoendoscopic complications, among many others. Leading peer-reviewed medical journals that have featured Dr. Stringel’s work include the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, the Journal of Pediatrics, JSLS – the Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Pediatric Surgery International, the American Journal of Surgery, and the Canadian Journal of Surgery.
The foundation for Dr. Gustavo Stringel’s impressive publication history lies in the thorough and extensive research he has conducted over the course of his career. Several of the many research projects pursued by Dr. Stringel have received significant grants from leading pharmaceutical and nutrition companies. For example, Dr. Stringel received funding to investigate the effect of dietary nucleotides in the growth and repair of intestinal injury in the weanling rat. He received other grants for research into the efficacy of topical and systemic antibiotics alone and in combination in the prevention of wound infections and its correlation with antibiotic tissue concentration.
In addition to holding a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Medicine from Centro Universitario México and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), respectively, Dr. Gustavo Stringel obtained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2008. His extensive practical experience coupled with his education in executive leadership and strategy make Dr. Stringel a perfect fit for his current positions as Surgeon in Chief and Director of Pediatric Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.
Named to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.’s list of Top Doctors in New York every year since 2003, Dr. Gustavo Stringel sits on a number of administration and leadership committees for Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.