About Fifth Avenue GI

About Fifth Avenue GI

The medical professionals of Fifth Avenue GI in Upper East Side and East Harlem of New York City strive to provide you with outstanding medical care for all your gastrointestinal concerns. The practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases in adults, involving the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, liver, pancreas, and biliary system. Drs. Kornbluth, George, and Legnani are each renowned for their expertise in various aspects of gastroenterology, serving as endoscopic surgeons, teachers, and consultants in the GI field.

Some of the diseases in which they specialize include inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gallstones, heartburn, hepatitis, hemorrhoids, jaundice, irritable bowel syndrome, and diseases of the liver.

Fifth Avenue GI opened an ambulatory surgical center, Carnegie Hill Endoscopy, at Lexington and 98th Street, near the main office. All endoscopic procedures for Fifth Avenue GI are performed at this location.

The doctors of Fifth Avenue GI also operate a research division investigating and treating irritable bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in association with Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Fifth Avenue GI

The medical professionals of Fifth Avenue GI in Upper East Side and East Harlem of New York City strive to provide you with outstanding medical care for all your gastrointestinal concerns. The practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases in adults, involving the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, liver, pancreas, and biliary system. Drs. Kornbluth, George, and Legnani are each renowned for their expertise in various aspects of gastroenterology, serving as endoscopic surgeons, teachers, and consultants in the GI field.

Some of the diseases in which they specialize include inflammatory bowel disease, gastroesophageal reflux, colitis, constipation, diarrhea, gallstones, heartburn, hepatitis, hemorrhoids, jaundice, irritable bowel syndrome, and diseases of the liver.

Fifth Avenue GI opened an ambulatory surgical center, Carnegie Hill Endoscopy, at Lexington and 98th Street, near the main office. All endoscopic procedures for Fifth Avenue GI are performed at this location.

The doctors of Fifth Avenue GI also operate a research division investigating and treating irritable bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in association with Mount Sinai Hospital.


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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google+

    "He is highly competent with diagnosis, prognosis, and creating a specialized treatment plan. I suffered a great deal with GERDS prior to finding Dr. Legnani."

    Stacey A.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Legnani is a compassionate physician. He is extremely knowledgeable and understands IBD. Would highly recommend him and his staff is excellent also."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. George is an excellent clinician with a calm and comforting demeanor. His pleasant, straight forward, informative approach with patients is ideal."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Super knowledgeable on all aspects of IBD and he is extremely thorough. Also great bedside manner."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. George always considers the whole picture and make decisions that will benefit my overall health. I have been very sick and credit him with saving my life."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Kornbluth is an outstanding doctor and has tremendous knowledge and compassion. I am very thankful that he is my doctor."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I would recommend Dr. Kornbluth to anyone suffering from IBD. He will use everything in his power to help improve your health and quality of life."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "I saw Dr. Kornbluth two months after being diagnosed with a severe case of ulcerative colitis. Today I am completely healthy. I could never thank him enough."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Confident, caring professional. He diagnosed and treated my condition quickly and accurately. I highly recommend Dr. George."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Compassionate, knowledgable doctor who is willing to go out of his way to assure patients receive top notch care and accurate diagnoses."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I have IBD and Dr. Legnani has helped me get into a lasting remission after several years of severe flares. He really knows all the different treatments for IBD."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Legnani has taken care of three of my children. He has been very patient, insightful, and compassionate when dealing with their various intestinal issues."

    Verified Patient
  • Healthgrades

    "I would highly recommend Dr. Kornbluth. I credit him with saving my colon. Attention to details and follow up was thorough."

    Abram L.
  • Vitals

    "He has the experience to diagnose and the intelligence to lead you in the right direction. He has made my life so much better."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "I felt listened to and understood during my first visit and very safe during my procedure."

    Verified Patient