Maurizio Miglietta, DO, FACS, FACOS
Regional Dean, Director of Medical Education - Regional Medical Education Consortium
Dr. Miglietta is a Regional Dean and Professor of Surgery at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the former Chief of Acute Care Surgery at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to that role at Columbia, Dr. Miglietta served as Chief of the Division of Trauma & Critical Care at New York University School of Medicine and Director of Trauma and Co-Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the renowned and historic Bellevue Hospital Trauma Center in New York City.
A graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine/NYIT, Dr. Miglietta completed a General Surgery residency at St. Barnabas in the Bronx, NY. He then completed Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowships at the prestigious R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center / University of Maryland.
Dr. Miglietta founded and serves as Director of the Homeland Security Mobile Trauma Unit. This unit provided medical care to dignitaries and federal agents in conjunction with the United States Secret Service and Department of State - Diplomatic Security Service. He is an Honorary Police Surgeon providing expert trauma consultation for the New York City Police Department. From 2004 to 2014, he served as the Physician Advisor to the United States Secret Service. He continues to support various federal agencies with medical support.
Dr. Miglietta spearheaded medical education in northern New Jersey by creating 11 residency programs. He is actively involved in educating medical students and residents and served as the Director of Medical Education and Program Director for the Hackensack Meridian General Surgery Residency Program. He has authored and co-authored more than thirty peer-reviewed publications and is dual board certified in Surgery and Critical Care.
As a leader in the profession, Dr. Miglietta serves as Chairman of Surgery at Hudson Regional Hospital as well as New Bridge Medical Center. He practices Robotic & Laparoscopic General Surgery as well as Critical Care. He performed the first robotic general surgery procedures at various New Jersey Hospitals.