Paul Miskovitz serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at the New York—Presbyterian Hospital Weill/Cornell Campus in New York. He is also a 1975 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society graduate of Cornell University Medical College; he did his residency training and his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship training at the New York Hospital—Cornell Medical Center with rotations at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Rockefeller University Hospital, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Miskovitz has interests and expertise in esophageal motility disorders, critical care gastroenterology, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, colon cancer, computer applications to patient diagnosis, and the approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the patient with diarrhea. In the past he codirected the Cornell program at the Medical Intensive Care Unit at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, NY, USA. Miskovitz is the author of a variety of articles on gastroenterology, hepatology, and internal medicine topics, Codeveloper of several medical computer software programs, the coauthor of three books (What to Do If You Get Colon Cancer, The Doctor’s Guide to Gastrointestinal Health, and The Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Diarrhea), and the Editor of the book Colonoscopy (published in August 2011), a work that features contributions by more than 60 worldwide experts in the field. In February 2009 and February 2010, he was an invited to be a Speaker/Faculty Member in gastroenterology and hepatology at Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar. In Fall 2009, Dr. Miskovitz was the recipient of a CINE Golden Eagle Award in the Professional Advertising and Promotion Division, for participation in the CBS Cares Colonoscopy Sweepstakes, a very successful PSA designed to increase public awareness nationwide with regard to colorectal cancer screening.
Biography Updated on 15 August 2012