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Dr. Max Pitman, MD


Professional statement

Max Pitman, MD, is board certified in both gastroenterology and internal medicine. His clinical practice covers the breadth of digestive and liver diseases – from common symptoms like heartburn, abdominal pain, and bloating to the complex care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancers, or advanced liver disease. Prior to joining Gotham Gastroenterology, Dr. Pitman completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University, where he studied English Literature. After a time in Central America working on health education in rural communities, he went on to complete his M.D. at Columbia University. There he was an active investigator, and was awarded a year-long fellowship in clinical outcomes research. He remained at Columbia for his residency in Internal Medicine and was elected Senior Medicine Resident of the Year, before completing a gastroenterology fellowship at New York University Medical Center. During GI fellowship, he was widely recognized for his outstanding and compassionate patient care, and was elected as a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Pitman is an Attending Physician at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he enjoys teaching students, medical residents, and GI fellows. His research has appeared in multiple peer-reviewed journals and at national meetings, and has included topics such as celiac disease, quality measures in endoscopy, obesity, and acid reflux disease. He is an active member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Medical Association, and the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna


  • Gastroenterologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • NYU Langone Health

Board certifications

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

Education and training

  • Medical School - Columbia University, Doctor of Medicine
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • New York University Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Medical Association
  • Institute for Functional Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Office locations

Gotham Gastroenterology

123 William St, 15th Fl

New York, NY 10038

Gotham Gastroenterology

50 Court St, Ste 1102

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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