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Dr. Gil I. Ascunce, MD

Gastroenterologist

New York, NY

Dr. Ascunce takes care of patients in Manhattan from his office in Union Square and Beth Israel Medical Center. He graduated with honors from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. During residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, he was elected Assistant Chief Resident. He then left New York to complete a fellowship at the University of Miami, where he developed an interest in pancreatic diseases. After fellowship, he returned to New York and completed an Advanced Interventional Endoscopy fellowship to treat the most technically demanding GI problems. Dr. Ascunce is a member of the faculty at Beth Israel Medical Center in the Division of Digestive Diseases. He is the son of Cuban and Spanish parents and speaks perfect Spansih. Since his time as a decorated varsity athlete and Big East Soccer Champion with the Georgetown Hoyas, he continues to play soccer recreationally on our city fields. Dr. Ascunce has treated a large demographic of patients and has traveled to teach young doctors and treat patients from Tanzania to Nicaragua to Manahttan. He demonstrates a true vocation to patient care and looks forward to meeting you.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AmeriGroup
  • Caterpillar

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Georgetown University
  • NewYork Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Beth Israel Medical Center (Advanced Endoscopy)

Professional memberships

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Awards and publications

  • Dr. Ascunce has published papers on endoscopy and managemnt of pain syndromes associated with Pancreatic Cancer in the major Gastroenterology journals. His research has also been presented at national conferences. His major clinical interestes are pancreatic and biliary diseases.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1023265428

Dr. Gil I. Ascunce's office location

Gil I. Ascunce, MD

37 Union Square West, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10003

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great doctor seems to care highly recommend him

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This is a great Doctor who is very thorough and extremely knowledgeable. Highly Recommend!!

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Doctor was very knowledgable, calm and comforting. Really seems to care.

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Complete, professional and informative.

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