St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Department of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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:
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 St. Luke's-Roosevelt ambulatory (outpatient) clinic, please call:
St. Luke's Hospital: (212) 523-4477
Roosevelt Hospital: (212) 523-7325
For a referral to a private physician, please call:
|Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Training Program|
|Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research Programs|