Fay Kastrinos, MD

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Care
Office Phone: (212) 305-9337

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]


UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]


St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada)

Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital


  • Kastrinos F, Steyerberg EW, Mercado R, Balmaña J, Holter S, Gallinger S, Siegmund KD, Church JM, Jenkins MA, Lindor NM, Thibodeau SN, Burbidge LA, Wenstrup RJ, Syngal S. (2010) The PREMM 1,2,6 Model Predicts Risk of MLH1, MSH2, and MSH6 Germline Mutations Based on Cancer History.
  • Gastroenterology. Aug 18. :[Epub ahead of print]
  • Kastrinos F, Mukherjee B, Tayob N, Wang F, Sparr J, Raymond VM, Bandipalliam P, Stoffel EM, Gruber SB, Syngal S. (2009) Risk of pancreatic cancer in families with Lynch syndrome.
  • JAMA . 302:1790-5
  • Stoffel E, Mukherjee B, Raymond VM, Tayob N, Kastrinos F, Sparr J, Wang F, Bandipalliam P, Syngal S, Gruber SB. (2009) Calculation of risk of colorectal and endometrial cancer among patients with Lynch syndrome.
  • Gastroenterology. 137:1621-7
  • Kastrinos F, Allen JI, Stockwell DH, Stoffel EM, Cook EF, Mutinga ML, Balmaña J, Syngal S. (2009) Development and validation of a colon cancer risk assessment tool for patients undergoing colonoscopy.
  • Am J Gastroenterol. 104:1508-18
  • Kastrinos F, Lebwohl B, Neugut AI. (2009) ACP Journal Club. CT colonography had 90% sensitivity and 86% specificity for diagnosing large adenomas and cancer in asymptomatic adults.
  • Ann Intern Med. 150:JC2-13
  • Kastrinos F, Stoffel EM, Balmaña J, Steyerberg EW, Mercado R, Syngal S. (2008) Phenotype comparison of MLH1 and MSH2 mutation carriers in a cohort of 1,914 individuals undergoing clinical genetic testing in the United States.
  • Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 17:2044-51
  • Kastrinos F, Syngal S. (2007) Recently identified colon cancer predispositions: MYH and MSH6 mutations.
  • Semin Oncol. 34:418-24
  • Kastrinos F, Stoffel EM,Balmaña J, Syngal S. (2007) Attitudes toward prenatal genetic testing in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis.
  • Am J Gastroenterol. 102:1284-90

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 862
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-9337

Fax: (212) 305-5576

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC