Dr. Gil I Ascunce is a gastroenterologist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Ascunce specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, and liver. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as heatburn, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, hepatitis, and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Ascunce performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Georgetown University MD 2004
Georgetown University Masters of Science 1999
Georgetown University Bachelors Degree 1997
American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)
Dr. Gil I. Ascunce, MD's Expert Contributions
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Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 2014 - 2018
- New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- American College of Gastroenterology
- American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
- University of Miami (Gastroenterology)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Gastroenterology, New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association
What do you attribute your success to?
- Love of the field, quality patient care, technology, teaching others, making a difference.
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel - Petrie Division ( New York, NY )
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Gil I. Ascunce, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist in New York City who treats patients from his main office in Manhattan on Madison Avenue, as well as in several non-profit community healthcare centers throughout the city.
Dr. Ascunce has expertise in a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders and conditions including acid reflux, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea. He also has special expertise in pancreatic diseases, removing large polyps, and Barrett’s esophagus.
He was born in Virginia to Cuban and Spanish immigrants, and he has native fluency in both Spanish and English. Dr. Ascunce completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. At Georgetown, he excelled in academics and was also a decorated varsity athlete for the Hoyas’ Big East championship soccer team.
After completing his undergraduate studies, Dr. Ascunce went on to earn a Master of Science in Physiology and Biophysics and then also earned his medical degree at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors.
Dr. Ascunce then moved to New York for a residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. After residency, he continued his medical education and completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in South Florida. While training in gastroenterology, Dr. Ascunce developed a special interest in advanced endoscopic procedures.
Finally, he returned to New York for an additional year of specialized training with an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. He was once a full-time interventional endoscopist and in academic practice. His current practice emphasis is to treat and educate his patients and their community for all gastrointestinal diseases.
Dr. Ascunce is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and he teaches medical residents and gastroenterologists-in-training at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center.
Dr. Ascunce has engaged in various research projects including basic science research, clinical pharmacology, and clinical research. He has published papers in several major gastroenterology journals and he has presented his research at several national conferences.
Gil I. Ascunce, MD, is a Remarkable Gastroenterologist with a Private Practice in New York, NY
Gil I. Ascunce, MD, is a well-versed gastroenterologist who diagnoses and treats patients at his private practice and Gramercy Park Digestive Disease Center in New York, NY. With a primary office in Gramercy Park, he maintains several satellite offices throughout New York, in Washington Heights, Midtown West, and Alphabet City. Furthermore, Dr. Gil I. Ascunce is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As a gastroenterologist, he has dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. His remarkable professional journey spans nine years. His expertise covers areas such as common gastroenterological disorders (acid reflux, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea), as well as pancreatic diseases (Barrett’s esophagus and polyps). However, his major clinical interests are pancreatic and biliary diseases. Prior to his current endeavors, he worked as a full-time interventional endoscopist and maintained an academic practice. “Dr. Ascunce has treated a large demographic of patients and has traveled to teach young doctors and treat patients from Tanzania to Nicaragua,” states the official website of GPDDC. Born to a Cuban and Spanish immigrant family, he is fluent in Spanish in addition to English. For more information about Dr. Gil I. Ascunce, please visit https://www.gilascuncemd.com/ or https://www.gpddc.com/doctors/dr-gil-ascunce/.
Gil I. Ascunce, MD, attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and received his medical degree with honors in 2004. During medical school, he was a varsity athlete for the Hoyas’ Big East championship soccer team. Furthermore, he conducted his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan, NY (2004-2007). Dr. Gil I. Ascunce completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL (2007-2010). He went on to perform a second fellowship focused on advanced therapeutic endoscopy at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in Manhattan, NY. Dr. Ascunce received board certification in internal medicine and gastroenterology from the American Board of Internal Medicine. And, he remains a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to his medical degree, he holds an undergraduate degree as well as a Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics acquired at George Washington University. “Dr. Ascunce has engaged in various research projects including basic science research, clinical pharmacology, and clinical research. He has published papers in several major gastroenterology journals, and he has presented his research at several national conferences”, states the official website of GPDDC. Over the years, Dr. Gil I. Ascunce received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2017), the On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), and the Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) from vitals.com. For more information about Dr. Gil I. Ascunce, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/876138-Gil-Ascunce-Gastroenterologist.
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