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Dr. Ellen Scherl

Dr. Ellen Scherl Receives Distinguished Physician Award from Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

September 2017

Ellen J. Scherl, MD, has received the 2017 Distinguished Physician Award from the Long Island chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Dr. Scherl received his honor in recognition of her care for patients and passion for research and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Scherl is the Director of The Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, a clinical program committed to interdisciplinary care of patients with IBD.

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Dr. Parul Shukla

Dr. Parul J. Shukla named Surgeon of the Quarter by OR Staff

August 2017

Parul J. Shukla, MD, was recently recognized as Surgeon of the Quarter at New-York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He received the award through a popular vote from the operating room staff of the third floor of the Greenberg wing of the hospital, where a majority of OR space at NYP/Weill Cornell is located.

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NYP is #1 Best Hospital in New York for 17th Straight Year, #8 in United States

August 2016

NewYork-Presbyterian remains the #1 overall hospital in the New York metro area, and #8 nationwide, according to U.S. News and World Report annual “Best Hospitals” ranking. NewYork-Presbyterian’s GI and GI surgery remains on the Honor Roll as part of this ranking.

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Dr. Robert Burakoff Joins NYP, Weill Cornell Medicine in Dual Leadership Roles

August 2017

Renowned gastroenterologist Robert Burakoff, MD has joined Weill Cornell Medicine in dual key roles as vice chair for ambulatory services for the Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, and as site chief for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Dr. Robert S. Brown Elected to AASLD Foundation Board of Trustees

July 2017

Dr. Robert S. Brown, Jr., MD, MPH was elected to the role of Foundation Board Trustee for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the leading professional society for clinical hepatologists and researchers. His term will run from 2018 until 2020.

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NYP Ranks in Top 10 for Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

June 2017

NewYork-Presbyterian is ranked in the most pediatric specialties in the New York metro area for the 11th straight year and is ranked in the top 10 for Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery according to U.S. News and World Report's annual Best Children's Hospitals report.

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NBC News Talks Endoscopic Obesity Therapies with Dr. Sharaiha

June 2017

Dr. Reem Sharaiha recently sat down with NBC News to discuss endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, a new non-surgical intervention for obesity. Dr. Sharaiha has recently published the first long-term study of the procedure's effectiveness.

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Sixteen CADC Physicians Honored in New York Magazine's 2017 "Top Doctors" List

June 2017

A total of 316 physicians across the system’s core medical centers and regional hospital network were listed this year in a range of specialties, 16 of which were CADC member faculty.

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Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi Receives Greenberg Foundation Distinguished Service Award

May 2017

Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi, M.D, F.A.C.S. is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service award from the Maurice R. Greenberg Foundation. This award honors a senior member of the medical faculty at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell for their exceptional and longstanding service.

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Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman Honored by AliveAndKickn For Lynch Syndrome Efforts

April 2017

Dr. Felice Schnoll-Sussman was named a 2017 Blue Genes honoree by AliveAndKickn for her work with patients diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health. Patients with Lynch are enrolled in the center's Clinical Hereditary GI Cancer Registry and receive surveillance and genetic counseling services to identify cancer early and identify family members who may be affected.

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Dr. David Carr-Locke Joins NYP, Named Clinical Director of CADC

February 2017

David Carr-Locke, MD has been named Clinical Director of the Center for Advanced Digestive Care. A renowed expert in therapeutic endoscopy, Dr. Carr-Locke comes to NYP from Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York where he was chief of the Division of Digestive Diseases and associate chair of the Department of Medicine.

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