GI leader to know: Dr. Mark Pochapin of NYU Langone Medical Center

Mark Pochapin, MD, is the director of gastroenterology and the vice chair for clinical affairs at New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Pochapin specializes in the prevention, detection and diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancers and in performing endoscopic procedures.

He earned his medical degree from Ithaca, N.Y.-based Cornell University. He completed a residency at New York City-based New York Presbyterian Hospital and his fellowship at New York City-based Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Pochapin became a gastroenterologist because "the gastrointestinal system plays a critical role in virtually every aspect of our health," he said.

He has been published in several peer-reviewed publications.

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