Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ’s
Division of Gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology at North Shore-LIJ Health System has received global accolades for its use of cutting-edge technology, clinical expertise and participation in groundbreaking research in the areas of gastroenterological and liver diseases. North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset was named among the best for gastroenterology by U.S. News and World Report.
From diagnosis through recovery, the network of North Shore-LIJ’s hospitals works compassionately and proficiently to provide patients and their families with the best possible care for their gastroenterological conditions.
Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s Department of Gastroenterology for:
- World-Class Care from Expert Gastroenterology Clinicians
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has grown to house five expert, full-time faculty members and 55 voluntary members on its staff. Two recent retirees have taken on the role of honorary teaching positions as full-time faculty.
- Home of the Digestive Disease Institute
The Digestive Disease Institute, as well as the institutions serving underneath it, commits to the highest level of patient care, research and education for up-and-coming residents and fellows. Its physicians follow the best clinical practices and also extend medical care to patients’ family members who are at risk for developing gastroenterological disorders.
- State-of-the-Art Facilities
North Shore-LIJ recently opened a $1 million endoscopy unit at Glen Cove Hospital. Utilizing groundbreaking research and technology and equipped with extensive resources, the state-of-the-art endoscopy unit serves the community on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
- Pioneers in Gastroenterology Research
The Department of Gastroenterology has very exciting and active research programs and is working diligently to perform detailed studies on a variety of gastroenterological conditions. Current research topics include inflammatory bowel disease, acute and chronic pancreatitis, alcoholic pancreatitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett’s esophagus.