Gastroenterologist to know: Dr. Steven Itzkowitz of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Steven H. Itzkowitz, MD, is a gastroenterologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. He previously served as chair of the gastrointestinal oncology section of the American Gastroenterological Association as well as co-chair of the New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition.

Dr. Itzkowitz's clinical interests include gastrointestinal cancer, particularly detecting and preventing colon cancer in inflammatory bowel disease, reducing disparities in colon cancer screening and developing new non-invasive stool DNA tests for colon cancer. He is the recipient of Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Jacobi Medallion and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism Award.

Dr. Itzkowitz has served as an editor for the International Journal of Colorectal Disease and Gut and Liver and associate editor for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Gastric Cancer.

Dr. Itzkowitz earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and completed his residency at Bellevue/NYU Hospital Center. He also completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco.

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