Dr. Michel Kahaleh MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Michel Kahaleh is a gastroenterologist in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital for Special Surgery and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Kahaleh accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery and one of 17 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic and Dutch.

Are you Dr. Michel Kahaleh? Claim your profile to make edits or add details. Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: Biliary Tract Disease, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Nutrition, Pancreas Disease

Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Pancreas, Stents, Laser Therapy, Confocal Microscopy, Ablation Techniques, Enteral Nutrition, Cryosurgery, Endoscopy, Dissection, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Pancreatitis

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital for Special Surgery

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #7 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999

Universite Libre de Bruxelles Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 15 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Gastroenterology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided endoluminal drainage of the gallbladder.
Widmer, J.,Singhal, S.,Gaidhane, M.,Kahaleh, M.

Pre- and post-training session evaluation for interobserver agreement and diagnostic accuracy of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy for biliary strictures.
Talreja, J. P.,Turner, B. G.,Gress, F. G.,Ho, S.,Sarkaria, S.,Paddu, N.,Natov, N.,Bharmal, S.,Gaidhane, M.,Sethi, A.,Kahaleh, M.

Holmium-yttrium aluminum garnet laser lithotripsy in the treatment of biliary calculi using single-operator cholangioscopy: a multicenter experience (with video).
Patel, S. N.,Rosenkranz, L.,Hooks, B.,Tarnasky, P. R.,Raijman, I.,Fishman, D. S.,Sauer, B. G.,Kahaleh, M.

See all 32 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select 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
Find More Doctors
Doctor Finder

Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Browse Doctors by



Search all Doctors

Profiles by Doximity

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.