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Dr. Ugonna Iroku, MD

Gastroenterologist

New York, NY

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Had a great experience with Dr. Iroku!! I felt like he really took the time to listen to what I hadto say. Very comforting bedside manner - you’re definitely in good hands with this doctor!
Had a great experience with Dr. Iroku!! I felt like he really took the time to listen to what I had to say. Very comforting bedside manner - you’re definitely ingood hands with this doctor!
Brittany S. · April 18, 2019
It was my first visit, but I need to do some Follow-up so I’ll be back. Dr. Iroku was thorough andapproachable -- he made this slightly nerve-wracking process a much simpler one by helping to put me at ease, and carefully explaining next steps and potential outcomes.
It was my first visit, but I need to do some Follow-up so I’ll be back. Dr. Iroku was thorough and approachable -- he made this slightly nerve-wracking process a muchsimpler one by helping to put me at ease, and carefully explaining next steps and potential outcomes.
Chloe C. · March 15, 2019

About Dr. Ugonna Iroku

Ugo Iroku, MD, is a top-rated New York City doctor specializing in gastroenterology and providing best in class care for patients on Manhattan's Upper East Side, Midtown East, and all boroughs of New York City as a specialist at the city’s premier gastrointestinal and liver disease practice New York Gastroenterology Associates. Dr. Iroku is a gastrointestinal and liver disease expert with extensive experience diagnosing and treating diseases involving but not limited to the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. In addition to receiving state-of-the-art outpatient care at the newly renovated East 79th street gastroenterology office, Dr. Iroku’s patients also receive personalized inpatient hospital care at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Iroku’s research interests have included colorectal screening, preventing complications from gastrointestinal disorders and developing novel treatment modalities for his patients. Dr. Iroku provides specialized treatment for gastrointestinal diseases and conditions, including celiac disease, gluten intolerance/sensitivity, Crohn's disease, hiatal hernia disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), lactose intolerance, liver disease, difficulty swallowing, stomach and intestine ulcers, colon polyps and colon cancer. Dr. Iroku performs endoscopy, colonoscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopy using the most advanced technology and techniques for accurate diagnoses and disease management.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Harvard University, Doctor of Medicine
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Johns Hopkins University, Master's in Health Science
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Stony Brook University (Bachelor's)
  • Tuskegee University, Fellowship in Combined HIV and Bioethics

Awards and publications

  • Chen Z., Craiu A., Shen L., Kuroda M., Iroku U., Watkins D., Voss G., Letvin N.; Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Evades a Dominant Epitope-Specific Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Response Through a Mutation Resulting in the Accelerated Dissociation of Viral Peptide and MHC Class I; The Journal of Immunology; 6/2000; 164: 6474-6479.
  • American College of Gastroenterology; Centocor IBD Abstract Award

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1467605980

Dr. Ugonna Iroku's office location

New York Gastroenterology Associates

311 East 79th Street, Suite 2A

New York, NY 10075

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Very knowledgeable and professional with a empathetic bedside manner.
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Dr.Iroku was very kind and helpful. There was no wait time and thorough. Highly recommend him!
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Dr. Iroku was professional, thorough, and kind.
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Awesome guy. Highly recommended!!
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Great attitude great doctor made me feel very comfortable and a very knowledgeable doctor.
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Great Doctor!
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