CCE Gastrointestinal disorders: Mount Sinai - Selection criteria

Awards and distinctions that make Mount Sinai Hospital a Center of Excellence

Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

1913: Year the GI Division was founded

92: Number of faculty and staff

38: Number of research protocols engaged in annually

$560,000: NIH funding in 2008

Number of patients treated/procedures performed per year: 5,050 patient visits and 7,500 procedures

Availability of comprehensive care programs

  • Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
  • Women’s Gastrointestinal Health Center
  • Endoscopy Suite
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor Center

National Awards and recognition

  • Lloyd Mayer, MD, is an elected member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Sita Chokhavatia, MD, is immediate past president of the New York Gastroenterology Association
  • Seven GI doctors listed in 2008 New York magazine “Best Doctor’s” issue
  • Mount Sinai’s GI program has been ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1989.