The Division of Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Medical Center is dedicated to a mission of excellence in patient care, advancement in research and innovation, the highest standards in education and outreach, and a humanistic approach to care. With these 4 core pillars as our foundation, we provide our patients with state-of-the-art, advanced care in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal system.
Thanksgiving Day Tips: Reducing Holiday Heartburn
November 27, 2013—For many Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday brings thoughts of family, gratitude, and of course, food and more food. However, too much of a good thing (or bad thing) in the food department can lead to heartburn and indigestion, says Seth A. Gross, MD, director of endoscopy at the Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center.
Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: New Webinar Available
November 14, 2013—In honor of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, NYU Langone’s Dr. Mark Pochapin joined the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to present a webinar on current diagnostic tools for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., in part due to late detection and diagnosis. View webinar.
Restoring Key Gut Bacteria Could Play Role in Disease Prevention and Treatment
October 18, 2013—Could a pill restore the natural balance of bacteria in your gut, to treat digestive diseases and other illnesses? Medical researchers are just beginning to scratch the surface of this science, explained NYU's Dr. Ilseung Cho, in an interview with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook. View video.