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Expert in Gastroenterology

Expert ID: 726465 New York, USA

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Expert is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in gastroenterology. After receiving his MD from Columbia University, he completed his internship and resident training in medicine at the Veterans Administration Hospital in New York in 1980 where he obtained the Chief Resident in Medicine position his final year. He also completed additional fellowship training in gastroenterology in 1983. He is also certified as a National Board of Medical Examiner.

He has over 32 years in this field and has numerous publications in this field particularly in gastrointestinal endoscopy, gastrointestinal bleeding prevention, jaundice and hepatic artery aneurysm, liver disease, alcoholic cirrhosis, liver abnormality and prolapsed of gastrostomy tube and enteroenteric fistula and intussusception. His professional experience include being an attending gastroenterologist at the VA medical center in Brooklyn for two years, the Director of Endoscopy in the Department of Gastroenterology and being Director of Clinical services for two years at various hopistals in New York. He is also involved in the academic and medical education aspect of his field of expertise as an instructor of medicine and assistant clinical professor at various teaching universities, medical schools and hospitals in New York.

He has given several presentations on the effects of alcohol on the liver, jaundice evaluation and management, gastrointestinal bleeding, tumors of the pancreas, laser relationships to the lumen and lactose intolerance. Some of his past research topics and original papers publications include DNA repair mechanisms in HeLa cells and ultraviolet irradiation in the field of GI pathology, glucocorticoid inhibition of the fibrinolytic activity of tumor cells and the resolution of vitreous hemorrhage. He has also been involved in testing drugs related to gastroenterology studies and surgery including Arbacet and Misoprostol in treating gastrointestinal bleeding.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1977 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Columbia University College - Physicians & Surgeons
Year: 1973 Degree: B.A. Subject: Psychology Institution: New York University, University College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Gastroenterologist Department: Responsibilities: Expert provides gastroenterology services.
Years: 1997 to 2006 Employer: New York University School of Medicine Title: Instructor in Medicine Department: Medicine Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is involved in the following associations and societies: Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterologic Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American Society of Internal Medicine.
Licenses / Certifications
Expert has been board certified and hold the following titles for the following organizations: Diplomate for American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty; Gastroenterology, Diplomate for American Board of Internal Medicine, and Diplomate for National Board of Medical Examiners. He is licensed in New York and Connecticut.
Professional Appointments
He has been appointed as Attending Physician at 3 different hospitals and is currently an Attending Physician in New York. He has also been Attending Gastroenterologist at the VA medical center in Brooklyn, the Director of Endoscopy, Department of Gastroenterology and Director of Clinical Services, Department of Gastroenterology in Nassau County. He has also held various academic appointments including Chief Resident, Instructor of Medicine, and Assistant Professor at various medical institutions.
Medical / Professional
Expert did his Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Veterans Administration Hospital in New York.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has numerous publications in Biochemical and Biophysical Research, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and other Gastroenterology related topics.

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