About Me

I am a gastroenterologist with expertise in colon cancer screening and prevention. I have particular clinical and research interests in the care of people with hereditary colon cancer syndromes, such as Lynch syndrome and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). I have been at Memorial Sloan Kettering since 1994, and serve as the Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Stomach Cancer; Colon Cancer; Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes; Esophageal Cancer; Rectal Cancer; GI Endoscopy; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Endoscopic Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy
  • Awards and Honors: New York Magazine Top Doctors (2014-2016)
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • Residencies: New York University Medical Center
  • Fellowships: University of Michigan Medical Center; University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Gastroenterology

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