Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
It was a perfect balance between medicine and surgery and I have enjoyed it ever since my very first rotation. I cannot see myself do anything else.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Hepatology and clinical nutrition.
Where did you study?
Medical School: St Johns National Academy of Health Sciences, Internal Medicine Residency: New York Presbyterian Queens and Weil Cornell Medical College of Cornell, Nutrition Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Gastroenterology Fellowship: University of Florida.
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Traveling and watching movies.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Residential Poster Award (American College of Gastroenterology) and honors in Pharmacology.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, American Association for Study of Liver Diseases and American Gastroenterological Association.
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