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Edward Lebovics, M.D.

Edward Lebovics, M.D.

Upham Professor of Gastroenterology
Director, Sarah C. Upham Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Diseases, New York Medical College
Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Diseases, Westchester Medical Center

Edward Lebovics, M.D., is the Sarah C. Upham Professor of Gastroenterology. Dr. Lebovics has been the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Diseases since 1997. He currently serves as President of the Medical Executive Committee at WMC and on the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate at NYMC. He has directed the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program from 1997 to 2017. His achievements have been recognized by a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and by election to Fellowship at the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He has been regularly listed amongst "Top Doctors" by New York Magazine and various other publications.  Dr. Lebovics has authored numerous articles and book chapters and delivered many invited lectures. Medical students and residents have recognized his commitment to teaching through Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Professional Interests: advanced therapeutic endoscopy, biliary and pancreatic endoscopy, hepatitis B and C virus infection, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, chronic cholestatic diseases, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, 1976-1980
Internship/Residency: Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, Washington University, 1980-1983
Fellowship: Liver Diseases, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, CUNY, 1983-1984
Fellowship: Gastroenterology, New York Medical College, 1984-1986


Brad Dworkin (9-7-17)

Brad Dworkin, M.D.

Associate Professor
Associate Director of Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Diseases
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Diseases

Dr. Dworkin is a renowned specialist in esophageal, gastrointestinal functional and motility disorders, nutrition, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Medical: Jefferson Medical College (Pennsylvania, Philadelphia), 1972-1976
Internship: NY Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (New York, New York), 1976-1977
Residency: NY Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (New York, New York), 1977-1979
Chief Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York), 1978
Fellowships: GI Fellowship-Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York), 1979-1981; Nutrition Fellowship-Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York), 1981-1982

Governor, American College of Gastroenterology, Southern, NY, 2012-2016


Beth Schorr-Lesnick (10-16-17) 

Beth Schorr-Lesnick, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Diseases

Dr. Schorr-Lesnick is the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center. She attended Yale University, Mount Sinai-Icahn School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center for her  Residency and New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center for her Gastroenterology Fellowship.

Since her training, she worked at a private proctology practice, at Beth Israel Medical Center as a full time Attending Physician for nearly 10 years and in private practice in Westchester for an additional 16 years.  She was Chief of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers. At New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center since August 2016, she sees private GI patients, administers the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, and mentors and supervises the Fellows, who will be the next generation of Gastroenterologists.

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, New York), 1981-1985
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center (New York, Bronx), 1985-1986
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center (New York, Bronx), 1986-1988
Fellowships: Fellowship in Gastroenterology-NY Medical College/Westchester Medical Center (New York, Valhalla) 1988-1990


Virendra Tewari (9-8-17)

Virendra Tewari, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Virendra Tewari is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He specializes in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. He is dedicated to bringing novel endoscopic techniques to the practice with his international training and clinical expertise. He underwent GI training in the US and India and has been involved in gastroenterology practice, academics and research in India, UAE and the US.

His research interests and publications include: endoscopic sedation, virtual colonoscopy, gastroesophageal reflux disorder, biliary, liver and pancreatic diseases.

He performs the following procedures:

Screening and diagnostic colonoscopy, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreaticography), cholangioscopy, EUS (Endoscopic ultrasound), Bravo pH, Barrett’s ablative therapy, esophageal manometry, and a wide range of therapeutic and palliative endoscopic interventions.


Demetrios Georgiostathis (9-7-17)

Dimitrios Georgostathis, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dimitrios Georgostathis is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated cum laude from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 2009. He completed his internal medicine residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where he also served as a chief resident. He remained at SUNY Downstate for his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship where he also served as a chief fellow. Following completion of his fellowship, Dr. Georgostathis completed an additional fellowship in advanced endoscopy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

 

 


David C. Wolf (9-7-17)

David C. Wolf, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director
Liver Transplant
Transplant Hepatologist

Dr. Wolf is a Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Diseases at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Previously he served on the faculties at the University of Cincinnati and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In 1996, Dr. Wolf was involved in the establishment the Liver Transplant Program at the Westchester Medical Center. He has published more than 30 papers and 60 abstracts, primarily focusing upon the variceal bleeding and liver cancer.

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Bronx Municipal Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Roxana Bodin (9-7-17) 

Roxana Bodin, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Bodin serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at New York Medical College, and an Attending Transplant Hepatologist at Westchester Medical Center

Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
Residency: New York Medical College - Metropolitan Hospital
Fellowship: New York Medical College, Westchester County Medical Center

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