Gender: Male
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
1283 York Avenue , 9th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-4000

Personal Statement

After more than 40 years as a gastroenterologist working in academic institutions in Leicester (England), Boston and New York and with a passionate interest in therapeutic endoscopy, I am excited and honored to be given the opportunity to join the Gastroenterology Division at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital and be given the responsibility to direct the Center for Advanced Digestive Care in the new David H Koch Building for Advanced Medicine. With a dedicated and expanded faculty, we plan to offer our patients the latest in ambulatory endoscopic treatment in collaboration with other specialties who will be present in the same location. This multidisciplinary model will change the way we treat gastrointestinal diseases and will be a new standard for medical practice which others will follow.

Specialties & Expertise


  • EGD (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Endoscopy Consultation
  • Disease of Esophagus
  • Disease of Stomach
  • Disease of Duodenum
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Gastroparesis
  • Achalasia
  • Disease of Pancreas
  • Disease of Bile Duct
  • Disease of Colon
  • Enteroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare


Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Interim)
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.B.,B.Ch., Cambridge University Medical School (United Kingdom), 1972
  • M.A., Cambridge University (United Kingdom), 1972
  • B.A., Cambridge University (United Kingdom), 1969

Honors & Awards

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 1988-present

Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, 1991-present

President, International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association, 1994-1996

President, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2002-2003

Fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2006-present

Rudolf Schindler Award, ASGE 2007

Basil Hirschowitz Lecturer, ASGE, 2008

Governing Council, New York Society for Gatsrointestinal Endoscopy, 2014-present

Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, 2014-present

Fellow of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2014-present


Dr. David L. Carr-Locke is the Clinical Director for the Center for Advanced Digestive Care.

Dr. Carr-Locke received his medical degree from Cambridge University. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Leicester, England and undertook a clinical research fellowship in gastroenterology at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.  Dr. Carr-Locke served as Director of the Endoscopy Institute at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston and faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and most recently was the Chief for the Division of Digestive Diseases and the Associate Chair of Medicine at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel Medical Center.

A long-standing leader and innovator in the gastroenterology field, Dr. Carr-Locke’s research focuses on biomedical endoscopic devices and therapeutic endoscopy, particularly in the areas of pancreatic and biliary disease, hemostasis and the endoscopic resection of gastrointestinal tumors.  Dr. Carr-Locke is a respected teacher, lectures throughout the world, has received numerous awards, including the highest award conferred by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and has published widely in leading journals.