Dr. Chaim Abittan MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Chaim Abittan is a gastroenterologist in Great Neck, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Glen Cove Hospital and North Shore University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tel Aviv University Sackler and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Abittan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Glen Cove Hospital and one of 115 at North Shore University Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Glen Cove Hospital

North Shore University Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1997

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1997–2000

Tel Aviv University Sackler
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Gastroenterology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Recurrent hepatitis C after retransplantation: factors affecting graft and patient outcome.
Carmiel-Haggai, M., Fiel, M. I., Gaddipati, H. C., Abittan, C., Hossain, S., Roayaie, S., Schwartz, M. E., Gondolesi, G., Emre, S., Schiano, T. D.

A 48-year-old obese man with a 3 cm liver lesion and a history of hemochromatosis and lymphoma.
Levi, G., Bu-Ghanim, M., Xu, R., Cohen, E., Abittan, C., Roayaie, S.

Endoscopic diagnosis of bleeding Meckel''s diverticulum in a multivisceral transplant recipient.
Liu, L. U., Abittan, C. S., Schiano, T. D., Jaffe, D. L., Fishbein, T. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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