Dr. Prithwijit Patrick Basu MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Prithwijit Basu is a gastroenterologist in Forest Hills, New York and is affiliated with Forest Hills Hospital. He received his medical degree from NRS Medical College Calcutta and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Forest Hills Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Forest Hills Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1992

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1993 - 1997

NRS Medical College Calcutta
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

Review article: the endocannabinoid system in liver disease, a potential therapeutic target.
Basu, P. P.,Aloysius, M. M.,Shah, N. J.,Brown, R. S.

Effects of triple-drug therapy with nitazoxanide, high-dose ribavirin and peginterferon-α-2a in patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Basu, P. P., Rayapudi, K., Shah, N. J., Krishnaswamy, N., Brown, R. S.

Response to yuan and leontiadis.
Basu, P. P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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