Palm Beach Surgical PBHNPG

Our Physicians

Our board certified general surgeons provide outpatient services that include office consultations, follow-up care, and minor procedures for patients referred by primary care and medical specialists requesting surgical evaluation.

We welcome self-referrals for appropriate surgical conditions. As a practice, we offer around-the-clock availability for inpatient consultations for more urgent surgical conditions and comprehensive preoperative surgical management for emergent and elective procedures.

Tenet Palm Beach Surgical

Ralph Breslaw, MD, FACS

Ralph Breslaw, MD, FACS specializes in utilizing Laparoscopic and the state of the art Da vinci Surgical System when treating his patients.

“Surgical robotic procedures performed through tiny incisions adds more precision, flexibility, and control over conventional techniques. It allows the patient to recover faster with less pain.”

Ralph Breslaw, MD, FACS

Medical Degree: University of Miami, Florida
Residency: General Surgery, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atl, Georgia
Fellowship: General Surgery, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atl, Georgia

Mariano Faresi, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Faresi graduated with honors in 1996. Having more than 23 years of diverse experience in colorectal and General Surgery Dr. Faresi strives to provide the best patient care.

“I strive to make sure my patients feel comfortable at the very first visit. Once we connect, we are a team. We communicate often, and we help each other. At that point, treating the disease becomes easy.”

Mariano Faresi, MD

Medical Degree: University medicine of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami
Fellowship: The Colorectal Clinic, Houston Texas

Leandro J. Feo, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Leandro J. Feo, MD, FACS, FASMBS specializes in minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, colorectal oncology, diverticulitis, fecal incontinence, anorectal disease and general surgery. Dr. Feo is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of General Surgery.

Medical Degree: Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado, School of Medicine, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Residency: General Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowships:

  • Ferguson Clinic/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI – Colorectal Surgery
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY – Colorectal Surgery/Oncology

Zahra Khan, MD

Zahra Khan, MD is a general surgeon fellowship-trained in endocrine surgery. Dr. Khan specializes in thyroid cancer, parathyroid disease, thyroid nodules, adrenal tumors, functional adrenal adenomas, calcium disorders and Graves’ disease.

Medical Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Residency: General Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL
Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL – Endocrine Surgery

Erica R. Podolsky, MD, FASMBS

Erica R. Podolsky, MD, FASMBS specializes in weight loss surgery, anti-reflux procedures as well as robotic laparoscopic abdominal surgery. Currently, Dr. Podolsky is the Medical Director of the Surgical Weight Loss Program at Delray Medical Center.

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: General Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Duke University, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC – Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery