Experience & Excellence

Our Surgeons

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Surgical Services

Experienced and recognized

Meet The Surgeons

Mojdeh S. Kappus, M.D.

General Surgery, Gastrointestinal & Robotics

Dr. Kappus is a Board Certified general surgeon trained in minimally invasive gastrointestinal, bariatric, and robotic hernia repair surgery.

Dr. Kappus, who grew up in Newfane, is a graduate of Harvard College and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed both her internship and residency in general surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y., and subsequently completed an advanced surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. 

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Or fill out our online appointment request form here.

Niagara Falls Surgeon

Peter Muscarella II, M.D.

Chief of Surgery, Gastrointestinal, General Surgery

Dr. Muscarella participated in a two-year pancreatic cancer research fellowship during his residency training at The Ohio State University where he subsequently served as an Associate Professor of Surgery. 

Dr. Muscarella graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in Microbiology prior to receiving his medical degree from New York Medical College.

To request an appointment, call 278-4400

Or fill out our online appointment request form here.

Robotic Surgery

Dr. Shaan E. Alam, M.D.

General Surgery, Robotics

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Alam specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  Furthering his training, Dr. Alam served as a Senior Resident Officer at the Balaji Action Medical Center Institute in New Delhi, India, and as a Senior House Officer at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, UK.

Dr. Alam earned his medical degree from Delhi University College of Medical Sciences. He completed his surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY; the Brooklyn Hospital Center, and San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, CA.

To request an appointment, call 278-4400

Or fill out our online appointment request form here.


"Outstanding care before and after my surgery."



Stacy Robinson

"The surgical staff was amazing – including everyone from the people delivering the food to the aides, nurses, NP’s, PA’s . Each staff member treated me as if I was their only patient."


John O’Connor

"This place saved my life. 6 years running and still going strong"


Phil Settimi

Canadian patients choose us for surgery

Keeping Care Close to Home 

When patients in Niagara Falls are looking for excellent surgeons, they don’t need to look far. Our team of highly trained and experienced professionals specialize in a variety of surgical fields, such as general surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, and more. With award-winning specialists, powerful partnerships and cutting-edge surgical technology, there’s no better hospital to perform your next procedure.


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