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The Center for the Study of Hepatitis C
1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-4040 | F: (646) 962-0355
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The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-4040 | F: (646) 962-0355
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(646) 962-4040

Personal Statement

Dr Ype de Jong is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and an Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell campus. He joined the faculty after completing his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. In his patient practice Dr. de Jong's interests include viral hepatitis, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease as well as liver disease associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In addition he is trained in general Gastroenterology, including endoscopy and colon cancer screening. His research interests are geared to better understanding how hepatitis viruses can evade the immune system and are able to chronically persist in a subset of those infected. To this end he is working on developing new models for hepatitis C virus infection in the basic science arm of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C at The Rockefeller University.

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Specialties
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Transplant Hepatology
Expertise
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Colonoscopy

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

Education/Training

  • Ph.D., University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), 2002
  • M.D., University of Amsterdam Faculty of Medicine (Netherlands), 2003

Honors and Awards

Cum Laude (for PhD thesis), University of Amsterdam, 2002

Hippocrates Prize (for best medical thesis in The Netherlands), Leiden University, 2003

 

Biography

Titles

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Biography

Ype de Jong studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam Medical School. After completing his master's in Amsterdam he conducted research into the immunopathogenesis of Crohn’s disease at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, with which he obtained his PhD. He subsequently completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, followed by a fellowhip in Gastroenterology at the same institution. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr de Jong is an intricate part of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, both as a physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and as a Visiting Clinical Fellow at The Rockefeller University.