Stuart Finkel, MD
GI Medical Experts
New York, New York
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, GERD, reflux, intestines, bowels, colon cancer, pancreas, internal medicine, colitis, complications of GI endoscopy, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, mesenteric ischemia
Dr. Finkel received his BA (summa cum laude) with distinction in Biology from the U. of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Einstein College of Medicine 1st in his class, and president of his chapter of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
Dr. Finkel is board certified in GI and IM, and Asst. Clinical Professor of GI at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NY City. He has been in private practice since 1978, has published in peer-reviewed journals, and teaches GI endoscopy actively. He has testified in both plaintiffs and defense cases, including Federal Court, for 30+ years. An experienced teacher, he is able to explain complex medical subjects to lay juries in easily understandable terms.
Dr. Finkel testified in the landmark Massachusetts case Matsuyama v Birnbaum et al, permitting recovery for a loss of chance in a wrongful death action, where the jury found that the defendant MD's negligence deprived the plaintiff's decedent of a less than even chance...