1977 BA, cum laude in Biology, Barnard College, New York, NY
1981 MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


1981 - 1984 Intern and Resident, Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
1985 Chief Resident, Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
1987 Clinical Fellow, Gastroenterology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
1991 Research Fellow, Gastroenterology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications

1984 Board Certification, Internal Medicine
1991 Board Certification, Gastroenterology
2001, 2011 Board Re-certifications, Gastroenterology

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


Academic Affiliation

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University


Hospital Affiliation

Lenox Hill Hospital, 130 East 77th Street, New York, NY