Elisa Maria Bianchi is a Board-Certified general surgeon who completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health in New York where her specialty training encompassed a variety of small bowel, colon, rectal and anal pathologies which included malignant, benign and inflammatory disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). She previously completed her residency in general surgery at Loma Linda University Health with particular emphasis in robotic techniques.
Bianchi completed her medical training at the University Illinois at Chicago. Prior to that she completed an undergraduate degree in bioengineering at the University of Illinois and worked as an engineer at Abbott Laboratories. Dr. Bianchi is fluent in Spanish.
Bianchi prides herself on developing a close rapport with her patients and making sure all medical options, not only surgery, are explored to optimally treat disease. She takes a holistic approach to the practice of medicine that is rooted in her desire to engage her patients as equal partners in shared medical decision-making.