Dr. Goussous is a Senior Attending Surgeon at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of both The American College of Surgeons and The International College of Surgeons.

He served as The Chairman of St. Peter's Foundation for the Medical Staff, 1983.

He was a member of The Executive Committee 1986-1990.

He was elected Chief of Staff for St Peter's Hospital for two terms, 1990-1992.

He is the Medical Director of St. Peter's Surgery and Endoscopy Center since May 2002 to present time.

He was elected "PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR" of St. Peter's Hospital in 1999.

He was recognized with the "ACADEMY AWARD OF CDPHP CLASS 2008".

He is a member of The American Executive Physicians.

Dr. Goussous performed the first laparoscopic gall bladder surgery in the Capital District on August 20, 1990. He has the largest series in laparoscopic gall bladder surgery in the State. He produced a video demonstrating the technique of difficult cases in laparoscopic cholecystectomy, sponsored by Ethicon.

In 1993 Dr. Goussous pioneered and popularized in the Capital District, the repair of an inguinal hernia, using the mesh plug technique. This technique has the lowest recurrence rate. Dr Goussous lectured on these subjects in many conferences and meetings throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Currently he is dedicating his time to his surgical practice with Albany Surgery Associates. 


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