Zachary L. Gleit, MD
Zachary L. Gleit, MD, has served as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center since 2001 and Director of Surgery at the Allen Hospital since 2008. After completing his undergraduate education at Harvard College, he received his medical degree at Harvard Medical School/ Harvard/MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, followed by surgical training at NewYork-Prsebyterian/Columbia. He traveled to Ethiopia in 1998 as part of a humanitarian mission with Doctors Without Borders. Dr. Gleit’s surgical practice in the Hernia Center and in the Division of General Surgery includes hernia repair, gall bladder surgery, colorectal surgery, appendectomy, and splenectomy.
National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 1999-2001
Daland Fellowship, American Philosophical Society, 1999-2001
Johnson and Johnson Health Science and Technology Research Fund, Johnson and Johnson, Inc., 1990-1992
Rotary Foundation Scholarship, For Study of Philosophy at University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, 1989
Phi Beta Kappa, 1987