Ugo Iroku, MD
Ugo Iroku, MD
Ugo Iroku, MD, is a top-rated New York City doctor specializing in gastroenterology and providing best in class care for patients on Manhattan's Upper East Side, Midtown East, and all boroughs of New York City as a specialist at the city’s premier gastrointestinal and liver disease practice New York Gastroenterology Associates.
Dr. Iroku is a gastrointestinal and liver disease expert with extensive experience diagnosing and treating diseases involving but not limited to the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. In addition to receiving state-of-the-art outpatient care at the newly renovated East 79th street gastroenterology office, Dr. Iroku’s patients also receive personalized inpatient hospital care at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Iroku’s research interests have included colorectal screening, preventing complications from gastrointestinal disorders and developing novel treatment modalities for his patients. Dr. Iroku provides specialized treatment for gastrointestinal diseases and conditions, including celiac disease, gluten intolerance/sensitivity, Crohn's disease, hiatal hernia disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), lactose intolerance, liver disease, difficulty swallowing, stomach and intestine ulcers, colon polyps and colon cancer. Dr. Iroku performs endoscopy, colonoscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopy using the most advanced technology and techniques for accurate diagnoses and disease management.
Dr. Iroku received his medical training at Harvard Medical School. He subsequently completed his internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell University and his gastroenterology and liver disease fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University. He also has a research and public health degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.