Reem Z. Sharaiha, M.D., MSc


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Biographical Info

Dr. Reem Sharaiha is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is also the Director of Interventional Endoscopy. She is board certified in gastroenterology, internal medicine (in both the United States and UK) and is also an advanced fellowship trained interventional gastroenterologist.

Dr. Sharaiha received her medical degree from the University of London.  She completed her Internal Medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus and her fellowship in Gastroenterology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus, where she also received a masters in patient oriented research. She also completed her Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Dr. Sharaiha is dedicated to putting her patients first. She has a special interest in the endoscopic treatment of obesity and the diseases of the pancreas and biliary tract, including pancreatitis, fluid collection, sphincter of oddi dysfunction and pancreatic cancer.  She is grant funded for trials with malignant biliary obstruction. She sees patients for advanced endoscopic procedures, staging of GI cancers, and treatment or removal of early cancer lesions, surveillance and ablation of pancreatic cysts, and for obesity treatment.

For more information on obesity treatment, view the video in the Media section.

Honors and Awards

1997 Overall Academic Achievement Award, University of Londong

2003 Graduated with distinction from University of London

2008 Housestaff Teaching Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
Clinical Expertise
Bariatric Endoscopy
Barrett's Esophagus
Bile Duct Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Genetic Screening
Interventional Endoscopy
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Disease
Stomach Cancer
Single Balloon Enteroscopy (SBE)
Double Balloon Enteroscopy
Zenker's Diverticulum
Esophageal Stricture
Family History of Pancreatic Cancer
Gastric Outlet Obstruction
Feeding Tubes
PEG Feeding Tube
PEG-J Feeding Tube
Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)
Endoscopic Suturing
Celiac Plexus Block
Pancreatic Cyst
Biliary Stones
Biliary Stricture
  • M.Sc.
    Columbia University, School of Public Health
  • M.B.,B.S.
    St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London (United Kingdom)
  • B.Sc.
    University of London (United Kingdom)
  • Associate Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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