Mark Kahn MD, FACS


Dr. Mark Kahn was born on Long Island and grew up in Manhattan, where he attended high school, playing varsity tennis and soccer, and where he was awarded a Mayor's Committee Scholarship for college. He attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, where he graduated cum laude in English literature. In 1970, he attended the Albany Medical College of Union University and was awarded his MD degree in 1974. He then completed a surgical residency at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and also participated in renal transplantation at Cornell University. In 1978, he was awarded the Leon Ginsberg Prize for Outstanding Surgical Resident. Following residency, Dr. Kahn completed the vascular fellowship at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and then joined the practice of Englewood Surgical Associates in 1980. Dr. Kahn was the transplant coordinator for Englewood Hospital prior to 1990 and has been the Director of the Surgical Teaching Program for the past 15 years, supervising the training of medical students from the University of Pennsylvania and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, surgical residents from the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and vascular fellows at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Kahn has lectured nationally and internationally on subjects in vascular surgery. He also has maintained an active interest in surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, with experience developed over the past 20 years. For 10 years, prior to insurance coverage of screening mammography, Dr. Kahn directed the annual Breast Screening Clinic at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center sponsored by the American Cancer Society. He has innovated many procedures and devices applicable to chemotherapy and dialysis, with many difficult problems referred to him from outside the Bergen County area including New York and Pennsylvania.
The combination of imaginative and safe surgery, and advanced non-surgery interventional/radiological approaches by Dr Wengerter have been highly effective, yielding the best results in New Jersey.

His office practice also includes the treatment of cosmetic vein problems, complex or recurrent hernias, and non-healing wounds, as well as the full spectrum of general, abdominal, and laparoscopic surgery, and vascular diseases.

Dr. Kahn is married, has four sons and resides in northern Bergen County. He does not play golf but in his spare time, he has coached soccer, baseball and basketball and directed the town soccer program with great success for ten years.


Curriculum Vitae:


Academic Degree
Hamilton College, BA English literature (cum laude), Clinton, New York 1970

Professional Degree
Albany Medical College, MD, Albany, NY 1974

Residency
Beth Israel Medical Center/ Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY
Leon Ginzberg Award-Outstanding Surgical Resident
Cornell University: Renal Transplantation, Pediatric Surgery
Mount Sinai Medical Center: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fellowship
Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

Teaching Appointments
Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, NY, 1991-Present
Clinical Associate, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director, Surgical Education, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ

Hospital Appointments
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, 1980-Present

Licensure and Board Certification
New Jersey
American Board of Surgery, 1980, recertification, 1989, 1998, 2010
Certificate for Special Competency in General Vascular Surgery, 1989, recertification, 1998, 2010
Advanced Laparoscopic Training Program, Marietta, Ga, 1991

Professional Society Memberships
American College of Surgeons
International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
Vascular Society of New Jersey ( past president)
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
American College of Angiology
Bergen County Medical Society
American College of Surgeons-Cancer Liaison-Englewood Hospital
Eastern Vascular Society
Peripheral Vascular Society
Englewood Surgical Society, President, 1999-2000

Committees
Chairman of the Nutrition Committee, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ(current)
Chairman Emergency Room Committee, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ
Director, Breast Cancer Screening Program, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 1985-1995
Chairman Blood Bank Committee EHMC

Teaching Activities
Director Surgical Education
Director, Journal Club, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ,
Director, Selected Readings Conference, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 1982-2003
Transplant Coordinator, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 1986-1995


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