Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt Department of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Department of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology

-About Our Department
-Research Programs
-Fellowship Training Program

About Our Department

Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of the Digestive Tract and Liver

St. Lukeís-Roosevelt maintains a busy gastroenterology and hepatology service for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver and other organs of digestion. Conditions treated include inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohnís disease), peptic ulcer disease, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, chronic diarrheal disorders, liver and biliary diseases and cancers of the digestive tract. Facilities include the newest state-of-the-art modern endoscopy suites for endoscopic diagnosis and treatment.

Special clinical programs are directed to:

  • detection and prevention of colon polyps and colon cancer
  • elimination of H pylori infections of the stomach, the bacteria which can lead to peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.
  • evaluation and treatment of patients with acute and chronic hepatitis, including hepatitis B and C, and alcoholic liver disease.
  • evaluation of patients with celiac disease, malabsoption and chronic diarrhea.
  • management of complex inflammatory bowel disease.
  • a program of advanced biliary endoscopy for the management of patients with biliary and pancreatic disorders.
  • treatment of cancer of the esophagus using a multi-modal approach.
  • management of motility disorders concentrating on esophageal motor disease.

The service includes an outstanding fellowship training programs with fellows rotating through services at the St. Lukeís and Roosevelt divisions. For more information, see Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program.

Active clinical research programs are ongoing with support of the National Institute of Health and other agencies. These programs involve studies of colon cancer prevention, gastric H. pylori infections and effect of aging upon gastrointestinal function and the nutritional management of chronic diseases which affect the liver and gastrointestinal tract such as HIV infection and chronic liver disease, and studies of the assessment of metabolism in these conditions. For more information, please see Gastroenterology Research Programs.

Patients may be referred for gastroenterology services by a St. Lukeís-Roosevelt staff physician in our ambulatory (outpatient) department, or through a private physician affiliated with St. Lukeís-Roosevelt.

To reach a physician through the Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt ambulatory (outpatient) clinic, please call:

Mount Sinai St. Luke's: (212) 523-4477

Mount Sinai Roosevelt: (212) 523-7325

For a referral to a private physician, please call:
The Referral Service: 1-800-420-4004



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Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Training Program  
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