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Overview

The Gastroenterology Department of North Shore-LIJ Health System is recognized globally for its clinical, technical and research expertise in all aspects of gastroenterological and liver diseases.

Within our gastroenterology services department is the Digestive Disease Institute, where our specialists integrate their diagnostic skills with the latest medical technologies to develop and provide therapies tailored to the needs of our patients.

Patients choose North Shore-LIJ’s Gastroenterology Department for:

World-class care from expert gastroenterology clinicians

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

  • The department houses groundbreaking research and technology and equipped with extensive resources,including a state-of-the-art endoscopy unit at Glen Cove Hospital that serves the community on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Pioneers in gastroenterology research

  • The Gastroenterology Department has very exciting and active research programs and is working diligently to perform detailed studies on a variety of gastroenterological conditions. 

Partnerships

  • North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Endoscopy Center of Long Island (ECLI) have joined forces to deliver comprehensive GI care. ECLI is the largest outpatient endoscopy center in New York state. This state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center specializes in technologically advanced colonoscopy, endoscopy and related gastrointestinal procedures. Committed to excellent patient satisfaction, the ECLI team is comprised of board-certified gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, pathologists and anesthesiologists.

Leadership

Larry Sherwin Miller, MD

  • Chief of Division - Gastroenterology of Medicine - Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Chief of Division - Gastroenterology of Medicine - Gastroenterology, North Shore University Hospital
  • Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
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