Dr. Grigoriy E. Gurvits is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and an attending gastroenterologist at the Columbus Medical practice and Tisch Hospital, at NYU Langone Medical Center.
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Gurvits specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD), H pylori infection, gastritis, gastrointestinal blood loss, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), achalasia, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), diverticular disease, as well as diseases of the liver, bile duct, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Special attention is paid to colon cancer screening and early colon polyp detection and removal by colonoscopy. Dr. Gurvits specializes in a variety of endoscopic procedures, including upper endoscopy (EGD), wireless video capsule endoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, push enteroscopy, and colonoscopy.
Dr. Gurvits is an active member of several professional medical societies, including the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, Medical Society of the State of New York, and New York County Medical Society. He has been the recipient of several awards for his work, including the Resident of the Year Award and the Healing Hands Physician Award from St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. Gurvits serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and is an ad-hoc peer reviewer for numerous gastrointestinal, medical, and surgical journals. He is first author on numerous peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature.
Dr. Gurvits received his medical degree from the State University of New York - Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at New York Medical College, St. Vincent's Medical Center and his Gastroenterology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center in New York.