Welcomes New Award Winning Colorectal Surgeon ELIH

Posted on 11/21/2016

Paula Denoya, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Associate Professor of Surgery 
Program Director, Colorectal Surgery Residency Program
Department of Surgery/Stony Brook Medicine


Eastern Long Island Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula I. Denoya, MD, a specialist in colorectal surgery to the medical staff.  A graduate of New York University with a medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Denoya completed a fellowship in colorectal surgery from the Cleveland Clinic of Florida. 

Dr. Denoya is the recipient of several awards from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine including the Eugene W. Freideman MD Award for Clincial Excellence and the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.

Currently Associate Professor, in the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Denoya is also the Program Director for the Colorectal Surgery Residency Program.  She is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colorectal Surgery.

“Dr. Denoya is a wonderful addition to the surgical team,” notes Paul J. Connor III,   President and CEO. “A surgeon, with this specialty will provide a high level of surgical expertise for the patients we serve.”  

 “I am excited about joining the medical staff at  ELIH,” says Dr. Denoya.  “It will be my pleasure to meet and care for patients on the East End of Long Island.”  

Dr. Denoya works closely with Roberto Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, a world-renowned colorectal surgeon from Stony Brook Medicine who recently joined the medical staff at Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Together, they specialize in the treatment of diseases associated with colorectal disorders including abscesses, bowel obstructions, polyps, colitis, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, cancer, constipation and incontinence and will be performing surgeries at Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Both Dr. Denoya and Dr. Bergamaschi are part of a subspecialty group that will be providing colorectal surgical care on the North Fork.  Dr. Denoya’s clinical interests are minimally invasive surgery for colon cancer, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and diverticulitis, and surgical treatment of anorectal diseases. To make an appointment with Dr. Denoya, call 631.477.5386.