Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Stomach and Digestion)

Phone (718) 670-2559 

The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine offers a full complement of consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services to the New York-Presbyterian/Queens community. The talented, dedicated professionals of the Gastroenterology Division provide advanced, high quality services to Queens and greater New York community.


  • Moshe Rubin, M.D, Director of Gastroenterology
  • Sang Kim, M.D., Director of Interventional Endoscopy
  • Ari L. Bunim, M.D., Director of Hepatology 
  • Syed Hussain, M.D., Key Clinical Faculty
  • Ellen Gutkin, D.O., Key Clinical Faculty
  • Michel Nussbaum, M.D., Key Clinical Faculty

About the Director: Moshe Rubin, M.D. 

Complementing the faculty are 52 voluntary attending physicians with a range of subspecialty talents who are active members of the Gastroenterology Division and have private offices throughout the area.

Endoscopy Unit

Our six room endoscopy unit offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic services. Gastroenterologists both faculty and in private practice have access to the most sophisticated and up-to-date equipment.  The following procedures represent some of the many procedures performed daily:

  • Biliary Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Double Balloon Endoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Manometry
  • pH testing
  • Spyglass Choledochoscopy
  • Halo Ablation
  • Third Eye Retroscope

Gastroenterologists at NYP/Queens offer evaluation and management of the following conditions:

  • gastrointestinal malignancies
  • diseases of the bile duct and pancreas
  • obscure bleeding
  • celiac disease
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • ulcer disease
  • hepatitis
  • reflux disease
  • swallowing disorders

Active Clinical Research

Current areas of active clinical research include: clostridia difficile diarrhea, irritable bowel disease, acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and novel endoscopic imaging techniques.

Fellowship Program

The Gastroenterology Division proudly offers an ACGME certified Fellowship training program.  Annually we accept 2 fellows into our program.

Center for Digestive Diseases and Swallowing Disorders

The Center or Digestive Diseases and Swallowing Disorders specialize in coordinated patient care, education and research that can only be accomplished through interdisciplinary team involvement. Our team consists of specialists from all areas of medicine including speech-language pathology, gastroenterology (adult and pediatric), radiology, nutrition, otolaryngology, thoracic surgery, pulmonology and neurology.

Crohn’s Disease Clinical Research Study Underway at NYP/Queens


NYP/Queens is seeking individuals to take part in a Phase 2 clinical research study of adults with active Crohn’s disease. Click here for more information and to see if you are eligible for enrollment.


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