Language: English
Gender: Female
The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: 646-962-4000 | F: 646-962-0110
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Personal Statement


Dr. Reem Sharaiha is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. 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.

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Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gallstone Pancreatitis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Barrett's Esophagus
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound of Pancreas With Biopsy of Pancreatic Lesion
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Transmural Fine Needle Aspiration of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound of Pancreas
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound of Esophagus
  • Diagnostic Endoscopic Ultrasound Examination of Peritoneum and Biopsy of Intraabdominal Organ
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Balloon Dilation of Ampulla, Biliary, and Pancreatic Duct
  • ERCP With Stent Insertion into Bile Duct
  • Gallstone
  • Therapeutic Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreas Cyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Stricture and Stenosis of Esophagus
  • XR Fluoro Guided Endoscopic Insertion of Esophageal Stent
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Endoscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Obesity
  • Endoscopic Suturing
  • Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Esophagus, Pancreas and Stomach
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Transmural Fine Needle Aspiration of Esophagus, Stomach and Small Intestine
  • Endosocopic Mucusoal Resection and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • EUS Guided Procedures Including EUS Guided Biliary, Gallbladder and Pancreatic Drainage
  • Fiducial Placement for Radiation
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of the Bile Duct

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 - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]


  • M.B.,B.S., St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London (United Kingdom), 2003
  • B.Sc., University of London (United Kingdom), 2001
  • M.Sc., Columbia University, School of Public Health, 2011

Honors and Awards

1997 Overall Academic Achievement Award, University of Londong

2003 Graduated with distinction from Unviersity of London

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


Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University