Dr. Jacob Walfish MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jacob Walfish is a gastroenterologist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mount Sinai Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 162 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital and one of 62 at NYU Langone Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Mount Sinai Hospital
Ranked #9 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #27 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1977

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1977 - 1979

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Quality of life after surgery for Crohn's disease: a psychosocial survey.
Meyers, S., Walfish, J. S., Sachar, D. B., Greenstein, A. J., Hill, A. G., Janowitz, H. D.

Aetiological theories of inflammatory bowel disease.
Sachar, D. B., Auslander, M. O., Walfish, J. S.

Chronic pseudo-obstruction secondary to side-to-side intestinal anastomosis.
Walfish, J., Frankel, A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan 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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