Why Choose Us
Advanced Digestive Care from New York's Most Comprehensive Programs
At NewYork-Presbyterian, our digestive care teams are highly experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of every type of digestive disorder. Patients travel from across the country and around the world to seek treatment at our centers. Our hospital — ranked #1 in New York — offers procedures, services, and facilities that may be challenging to find elsewhere, including treatments based on the latest medical advances and opportunities to participate in clinical trials of promising new therapies. All of the care you need is available in one medical center from world-renowned Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine physicians.
The Nation's Top Digestive Specialists
Our teams of digestive care experts include gastroenterologists, surgeons, interventional endoscopists, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, registered dietitians, social workers, and others with the compassion and skills to care for people with all types of digestive disorders. As a major academic medical center, we can connect you with any specialists you may need for other health issues. This coordinated care is a hallmark of NewYork-Presbyterian.
Our Approach to Care
Digestive Care Tailored to Your Needs
No matter what your digestive symptoms are or your diagnosis, NewYork-Presbyterian's digestive care experts can tailor a customized plan of care with the goal of reducing your symptoms and improving your quality of life. We provide the full range of diagnostic testing and state-of-the-art treatments.
The most effective care begins with an accurate diagnosis. Because digestive symptoms (such as nausea, stomach pain, and indigestion) may be associated with different diseases, it is important to evaluate them carefully to determine their cause. NewYork-Presbyterian offers every type of diagnostic testing available to assess digestive problems, including advanced interventional endoscopy techniques that allow our doctors to see inside the digestive tract and perform treatment procedures at the same time.
If you need surgery, our experts perform robotic and other minimally invasive surgeries whenever appropriate. If a more extensive operation is necessary, our surgeons perform them more frequently than surgeons at lower-volume hospitals. Such experience and high volumes translate to better outcomes for our patients.
Digestive Health News and Stories
Digestive Health News and Stories
Eight-Week Oral Drug Treatment Cures Hepatitis C Infection in 98% of Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis
An eight-week course of treatment with the daily oral drug glecaprevir/pibrentasvir cured chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in 98% of previously untreated patients with an asymptomatic form of cirrhosis or liver scarring known as compensated cirrhosis, according to the results of an international phase 3b clinical trial led by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. The simplified drug regimen may contribute to global efforts to eliminate hepatitis C infection.
Dr. Bo Shen, an internationally renowned innovator in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), has been named section head and medical director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and professor of medicine (in surgery) and vice chair for innovation in Medicine and Surgery at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Colonoscopies Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Colonoscopies
From how long a colonoscopy will take to how much of your body is exposed, a leading gastroenterologist addresses frequently asked concerns about the exam.
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Awards & Recognition
Recognized for High Standards of Care
Digestive Care Locations
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
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