Education: Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York, NY)
Internship: North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, NY) – Surgery
Residency: North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, NY) – Surgery
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center (New York, NY) – Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Dr. Mecenas is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Cayuga Medical Center and leads a multidisciplinary team healthcare professionals specializing in the care of weight-loss surgery patients. He founded the Weight-loss Surgery Program at Cayuga Medical Center in 2002 and introduced the laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy to the area.
Dr. Mecenas is a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. He then went on to complete his residency in General Surgery at North Shore University Hospital on Long Island, NY. During his residency he trained at Yale University gaining additional experience in Advanced Laparoscopy before completing his Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine/Tisch Hospital. He is Board Certified in General Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.