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NYGA Welcomes Suzie Finkel, MS, RD, CDN

NYGA Welcomes Suzie Finkel, MS, RD, CDN

New York Gastroenterology Associates is delighted to announce the addition of Suzie Finkel, MS, RD, CDN, to our nutrition team. Ms. Finkel will see patients at our Brooklyn Heights office as well as via telehealth. A Registered Dietitian and New York State Certified...

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NYGA teams with Mt. Sinai on MELODY Trial Research

NYGA teams with Mt. Sinai on MELODY Trial Research

  The MELODY Trial (Modulating Early Life MicrObiome through Prenatal Dietary Intervention in Crohn’s Disease) of Mount Sinai Hospital is excited to be teaming up with NYGA to recruit pregnant patients with Crohn’s Disease for this research project. The MELODY...

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NYGA Launches Patient Texting Solution

NYGA Launches Patient Texting Solution

New York Gastroenterology Associates is excited to announce the launch of our two-way patient texting solution.  NYGA's text number is 646-419-4947. As texting has become a preferred mode of communication, we believe many patients will appreciate this option. ...

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NYGA Welcomes Shira Hirshberg,MS, RDN, LDN 

NYGA Welcomes Shira Hirshberg,MS, RDN, LDN 

We are delighted to announce that our nutrition team is expanding with the recent hire of Shira Hirshberg, MS, RDN, LDN. A Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, Ms. Hirshberg specializes in managing the intersection of GI disorders and eating disorders, and...

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Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

IBS Informational WebinarPresenterUgo Iroku, MD, MHS New York Gastroenterology AssociatesClinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center Pre-Cancerous Colon Polyps and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Dr. Ugo Iroku addresses the causes of and risk...

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What Our Patients Are Saying

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I have been seeing Dr. Kavaler for about 20 years now... That ALONE should say something about him. HE is an AMAZING Dr.!! He has an incredible bedside manner and will take his time with you. His staff is wonderful....
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He is a great listener and is willing to get to the bottom of your complaint. The staff was very friendly and professional.
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Dr. Adler is an exceptional specialist who professional skills and personal warmth have earned him the respect of patients and peers. I wholeheartedly recommend him.

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Conditions Treated

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain can occur for a variety of reasons and can also be a sign of a number of digestive...

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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux refers to the backward flow of stomach acid and, sometimes, food particles from the stomach up into the...

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Diarrhea

Diarrhea refers to loose, watery stools and a feeling that you urgently need to use the restroom. This can last...

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Gas And Bloat

The production of gas is a normal side effect of digestion, and burping or passing gas isn’t usually cause for...

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Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids, sometimes called piles, are swollen veins that occur in the rectum or skin around the anus. Hemorrhoids are very...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a chronic disease that affects the tissues of the digestive tract, most commonly the...

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Our Surgery Centers

Carnegie Hill Endoscopy

1516 Lexington Ave
New York, NY, 10029

Phone: (212) 860-6300

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The Endoscopy Center of New York

201 East 93rd Street
New York, NY, 10128

Phone: (212) 897-1006

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Our Patient Offices

Upper East Side

68 E 86th Street
New York, NY, 10028

Phone: (212) 535-1845
Fax: (212) 861-6285

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Upper East Side

1150 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1B
New York, NY, 10128

Phone: (212) 369-2490
Fax: (212) 831-3031

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Midtown

16 E 52nd Street
Suite 403
New York, NY, 10022

Phone: (212) 826-3903
Fax: (212) 339-9984

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Brooklyn Heights

1 Pierrepont Plaza, 300 Cadman Plaza West
18th Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Phone: (718) 280-0020
Fax: (718) 280-0025

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Upper East Side

311 E 79th Street
Suite 2A
New York, NY, 10075

Phone: (212) 996-6633
Fax: (212) 996-6677

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Fifth Ave GI

We are excited to announce that Fifth Avenue GI has merged with New York Gastroenterology Associates (NYGA). The medical professionals at Fifth Avenue GI have set an exemplary standard of care in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive issues and will continue to serve their Upper East Side and East Harlem communities under the umbrella of one of New York’s premier practices.

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Our Team

Daniel Adler, MD

Gastroenterologist

All patient populations have GI problems and disease. I liked being able to care for a wide variety of people....

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James Aisenberg, MD

Gastroenterologist

In gastroenterology, we use our hands and our head to solve problems. I love the balance between doing endoscopic procedures...

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Neville D Bamji, MD

Gastroenterologist

The complex physiology of the gastrointestinal tract has always fascinated me. Practicing gastroenterology allows physicians to help patients both in...

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Jay C. Desai, MD

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology is a fascinating field that requires a detailed understanding of the physiology of multiple organ systems as well as...

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Suzie Finkel, MS, RD, CDN

Dietitian

I became a dietitian with the specific goal of helping people alleviate their digestive symptoms, and have found gastroenterology to...

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Laura E. Frado, MD, MS

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology is a special field that allows me to care for a broad scope of conditions often presenting in different...

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Tamara Duker Freuman, MS, RD, CDN

Dietitian

Most people with digestive issues recognize that certain foods or eating patterns can make their symptoms better or worse, though...

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James George, MD

Gastroenterologist

I love that gastroenterology is a field that incorporates both incredibly interesting medical problems as well as challenging physical skills....

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Eric S. Goldstein, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Goldstein graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and completed medical school at the Mount Sinai School...

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Shira Hirshberg, MS, RDN, LDN

Dietitian

When I started my first job in a primary care office, I found myself drawn to both the complexity of...

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Ugo Iroku, MD, MHS

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterology is a unique field in medicine with two major aspects. The first involves being willing to care for people...

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Leon Kavaler, MD

Gastroenterologist

During my medical education at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, I had the honor of meeting and training with the...

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Michele Kissous-Hunt, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Ms. Kissous-Hunt performs a vital role at NYGA in patient communication and education, and in NYGA’s busy on-site program of...

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Asher Arthur Kornbluth, MD

Gastroenterologist

I chose gastroenterology for the ability to interact and care for patients with chronic diseases for a lifetime. What are...

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Peter E. Legnani, MD

Gastroenterologist

I found gastroenterology to be a dynamic intersection of multiple fields of study and practice. For example, I found that...

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Kenneth M. Miller, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Miller enjoys a reputation an excellent teacher of endoscopy and clinical gastroenterology at The Icahn School of Medicine, where...

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Steven Naymagon, MD

Gastroenterologist

I went to medical school knowing that I want to make a difference in people’s lives. As a medical student...

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Yevgenia Pashinsky, MD

Gastroenterologist

I grew up thinking of food as a cultural and spiritual force that brings people together. It is incredibly rewarding...

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Janie Yang, MD

Gastroenterologist

I find the human gastrointestinal tract to be fascinating because it involves multiple organ systems and can have such a...

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U.S. News GI Affliated Hospital Ranking

U.S. News and World Report named Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai #3 as a Best Universities for Gastroenterology and Hepatology Specialized Services in 2021! The NYGA physicians are proud to be members and contributors for over 30 years to The Mount Sinai Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology.

Our Services

Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer screening involves reviewing your medical history to determine if you have a personal or family history of colorectal...

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Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses an instrument called a colonoscope to look inside your large intestine, or...

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Double Balloon Enteroscopy

Double balloon enteroscopy (abbreviated DBE) is a minimally invasive medical procedure that allows doctors to evaluate the small intestine (or...

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Gastroenterology Consultation

Your gastroenterology consultation appointment provides you and your doctor the opportunity to discuss your condition in-depth so you understand the...

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In-Office Infusions

Infusion therapy is primarily used to treat diseases and conditions that may not respond to other treatments. This includes Crohn’s...

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Upper Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a minimally invasive medical procedure that evaluates the upper portion of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including your esophagus,...

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