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Oscar Lebwohl, MD

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Languages: Hebrew
Office Phone: (212) 305-5363
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Oscar Lebwohl is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in Liver Diseases at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lebwohl returned to Columbia in 1978 and has remained on the faculty since then in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases. He is currently the Richard and Rakia Hatch Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Vice Chairman of Development in the Department of Medicine at Columbia.

Dr. Lebwohl specializes in Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to his clinical practice he is actively involved in teaching and training Columbia medical students, residents and fellows. In 2010 he received the Ewig Clinical Scholar Award for outstanding teaching in the Department of Medicine. In 2013 Dr. Lebwohl received the Alfred Markowitz Service Award at the annual dinner of the Society of Practitioners at Columbia University Medical Center for outstanding service to the medical center.

Dr. Lebwohl has been listed annually in the Castle Connolly list of America's top doctors and New York top doctors. He has also been listed in New York Magazine's list of best doctors.

Area of Expertise

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

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

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, POS, PPO]

Education

Harvard Medical School

Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital

Locations

Harkness Pavilion

180 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 221
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-5363

Fax: (212) 305-1525

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ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 West 51st Street
Suite 360
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-5363

Fax: (212) 305-1525

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Richard L. and Rakia I. Hatch Professor of Medicine at CUMC

  • Ewig Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 2010-2011
  • Society of Practitioners at Columbia University Medical Center Alfred Markowitz M.D. award for outstanding service to CUMC, 2013
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors listings
  • Castle Connolly America's Best Doctors annual listings
  • Best Doctors in America annual listings 
  • New York Super Doctors annual listings 

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.