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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Welcomes Back Dr. Mojdeh Kappus to Surgical Team

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Written by workbeacmc

June 18, 2024

Niagara Falls, NY —  Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is pleased to announce that Mojdeh Kappus, MD, who previously served as its Chief of Bariatric Surgery from 2021 to 2023, will join its Surgical Team as a general surgeon, effective August 1st.

A native of Newfane, Dr. Kappus boasts an impressive academic background, with a degree from Harvard College and a medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed her internship and residency in general surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, where she also served as administrative chief resident. Additionally, Dr. Kappus pursued an advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Prior to joining NFMMC, Dr. Kappus served as a clinical assistant professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, as a General Surgeon with General Physician, P.C., and Cleveland Clinic Martin Health.

Dr. Kappus’s professional accolades include numerous awards and publications in peer-reviewed research journals. She has further distinguished herself with post-graduate training in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and was a Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation fellow.

NFMMC is thrilled to welcome Dr. Kappus back and is eager for her expertise and compassionate care as a member of our Surgical team and Wound Center.

ABOUT NIAGARA FALLS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER

Founded in 1895, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has a long tradition of serving the Niagara community. NFMMC’s hospital and primary stroke program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, and its primary care network is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Memorial’s inpatient services include a cardiac/stroke unit, a medical–surgical unit, an ICU, a Labor and Delivery unit, and an Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, the only one of its kind in Niagara County. Memorial serves as a Center for Community Health by operating five primary care centers, a large outpatient adult mental health clinic, a Health Home, and several innovative community-based services.   Thanks to a partnership with Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, and Erie County Medical Center, NFMMC operates the only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. Memorial is also home to the Golisano Medical Oncology Center, which operates in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center.

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