Jay C. Desai, MD

Jay C. Desai, MD

Jay C. Desai, MD


Dr. Jay Desai is a top-ranking New York City gastroenterologist providing the highest-quality care for patients at New York Gastroenterology Associates on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Desai specializes in colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease (including treatment of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C), and other gastroenterologic conditions. In addition to performing standard endoscopy and colonoscopy, he also performs:

Anorectal manometry studies for issues of constipation and incontinence
BRAVO pH monitoring studies for acid reflux disease
SIBO breath testing for bacterial overgrowth
Video capsule endoscopy for small bowel disease

Dr. Desai prides himself on taking the time to listen to his patients, and working with them to provide the highest quality healthcare. He participates in almost all insurance plans, including Medicaid, Medicare, and Affordable Care Plans, because he feels all patients should have access to qualified specialists.

After earning his medical degree with Research Honors at Tufts University, Dr. Desai completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at New York University Langone Medical Center. He has since taken a faculty position at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has published numerous articles in leading national journals, and has been recognized for his work at national conferences.

Jay C. Desai, MD‘s Reviews

Super professional, very knowledgeable. Kind.
Super friendly and listened to all of my concerns. He took the time to explain every one of my questions and was very knowledgeable. He took precautions that my first...
He is very professional and also explains things in layman’s terms.

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