The Division of Gastroenterology has grown to lead the health system's 16 hospitals as well as multiple outpatient gastroenterology practices across the New York metro area, at which virtually any gastrointestinal disorder can be diagnosed and treated. Our core values include the promotion of quality, professionalism, honesty, respect, support, compassion, and communication.

Our philosophy is to be patient-centered in all areas of:

  1. Patient care and education
  2. Medical education for medical students, residents, and fellows
  3. Research and development
  4. Faculty development

All of our efforts are centered on the health and welfare of the patients within the gastroenterology practices.

The vision for the division is to provide the best-quality care for patients in New York City and the surrounding area, while developing a national and an international reputation in key areas with respect to clinical care, education, and research. In order to accomplish this, the division is expanding services in motility, therapeutic endoscopy, gastrointestinal cancers, cancer genetics, inflammatory bowel disease, and obesity. Our faculty members are leaders in education and research, training exceptional gastroenterology fellows who demonstrate intellectual curiosity and academic potential.

Contact Details:

  • Digestive Disease Institute  North Shore University Hospital
    300 Community Drive
    Levitt Building, 4th Floor
    Manhasset, NY 11030
    (516) 562-4281
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    270-05 76th Avenue
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (718) 470-4692
    Emergency: (516/718) 470-7500


Within the Division of Gastroenterology there is a high level of experience and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all gastrointestinal disorders. Our tertiary facilities at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital, Southside Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Staten Island University Hospital have world-class experts in therapeutic endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic ultrasound, pancreatic and biliary disease, motility disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, portal hypertension, women’s gastrointestinal issues, and nutrition, to name just a few. We are a full-service digestive disease center, offering the latest and most innovative treatments available in gastroenterology.

Clinical Practice

  • Ambulatory practice specializing in a wide range of gastroenterological problems
  • Gastroenterology practice staffed by graduate fellows with supervision by voluntary and full-time faculty
  • In-patient service with a diversity of acute medical problems
  • An active endoscopy service, including upper and lower endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and other investigative techniques

Specialized Services

  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal and Anal Motility
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Advanced Small Bowel Enteroscopy
    • Endoscopic Capsuleendoscopy
    • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage and Pancreatic Necrosectomy
    • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Dissection
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Advanced Therapeutic Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy
  • Bravo Placement
  • pH Testing
  • Barrex Treatment for Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Cryotherapy for Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Botox Injection for Achalasia, Noncardiac Chest Pain, Gastroparesis, Functional Rectal Sigmoid Obstruction
  • Lactulose and Lactose Breath Testing
  • Novel Therapy for Noncardiac Chest Pain
  • Novel Therapy for Gastroparesis

For further information please go to the NS-LIJ website

Gastroenterology News

Spring 2014 Issue

GI Division Innovates Across The Board

Throughout 2013, the North Shore-LIJ Division of Gastroenterology has kept a dynamic pace of innovation and growth in all three dimensions of academic medicine: clinical care, research, and education.

Read more.