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Dr. Jacob Walfish, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.9 (7)
Map Pin Small Brooklyn, NY
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Jacob Walfish, MD

Dr. Jacob Walfish, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Tisch Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Walfish an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Walfish works at Practice in Brooklyn, NY with other offices in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Walfish's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nyu Medical -williamsburg
    101 Broadway Apt 301, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 531-5000
  2. 2
    Nyu Langone Health Center for Women's Sports Health
    171 Delancey St Fl 2, New York, NY 10002 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (929) 455-2600

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  • Tisch Hospital

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    About Dr. Jacob Walfish, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew and Yiddish
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    NPI Number
    • 1194763011
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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