Roshini Rajapaksa

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Roshini Rajapaksa, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Medicine (Gastro Div)
NYU Gastroenterology Associates
NYU Medical at Trinity Center

Clinical Addresses

Trinity Center
111 BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NY 10006
Phone: 212-263-9700

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Medical Specialties

Gastroenterology

Medical Expertise

Colon Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/GERD, Colon Cancer, Heartburn, Women's Health

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Roshini Rajapaksa is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and a gastroenterologist at The Trinity Center, NYU Langone Medical Center.

Board certified in Gastroenterology, Dr. Rajapaksa specializes in colorectal cancer screening and in women's health issues.

She has published several research articles on colon cancer screening, and is a frequent contributor to Fox News, the Today Show, CNN, and ABC News.

Dr. Rajapaksa received her BA from Harvard University and her medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, GHI CBP, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, Tricare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

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Board Certification

2003 — Ab Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Education

1997 — New York University School of Medicine, Medical Education
— NYU Medical Center (Gastroenterology), Clinical Fellowships
1997-2000 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Ask Health. Straight talk about sweating down there, whiteheads, earwax, and more
Rajapaksa R
2008 ;22(6):90,92- Jul-Aug, HEALTH (San Francisco, California)
— id: 80317, year: 2008, vol: 22, page: 90,92, stat: Journal Article,

Straight talk about body odor, reusing towels, and more
Rajapaksa R
2008 ;22(4):80- May, HEALTH (San Francisco, California)
— id: 79162, year: 2008, vol: 22, page: 80, stat: Journal Article,

Straight talk about hair loss, urinary trouble, and yoga during your period
Rajapaksa R
2008 ;22(3):102-3 Apr, HEALTH (San Francisco, California)
— id: 79164, year: 2008, vol: 22, page: 102, stat: Journal Article,

Post 9/11 GERD: a new entity
Rajapaksa, R; Cheng, Q; Liu, M; Fernandez-Beros, ME; Reibman, J
2008 SEP ;103(9):S33-S34, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 86595, year: 2008, vol: 103, page: S33, stat: Journal Article,

Racial/ethnic differences in patient experiences with and preferences for computed tomography colonography and optical colonoscopy
Rajapaksa, Roshini C; Macari, Michael; Bini, Edmund J
2007 Nov;5(11):1306-1312, Clinical gastroenterology & hepatology
— id: 75365, year: 2007, vol: 5, page: 1306, stat: Journal Article,

Marked racial and ethnic differences in patient satisfaction with and preferences for CT colonography and optical colonoscopy
Rajapaksa, RC; Macari, M; Bini, EJ
2006 SEP ;101(9):S557-S557, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 69316, year: 2006, vol: 101, page: S557, stat: Journal Article,

Positive predictive value of fecal occult blood testing in persons taking warfarin
Bini, Edmund J; Rajapaksa, Roshini C; Weinshel, Elizabeth H
2005 Jul;100(7):1586-1592, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 57718, year: 2005, vol: 100, page: 1586, stat: Journal Article,

Colorectal polyps and cancers in asymptomatic average-risk patients: evaluation with CT colonography
Macari, Michael; Bini, Edmund J; Jacobs, Stacy L; Naik, Sanjay; Lui, Yvonne W; Milano, Andrew; Rajapaksa, Roshini; Megibow, Alec J; Babb, James
2004 Mar;230(3):629-636, Radiology
— id: 42610, year: 2004, vol: 230, page: 629, stat: Journal Article,

Prevalence and impact of extracolonic findings in patients undergoing CT colonography
Rajapaksa, Roshini C; Macari, Michael; Bini, Edmund J
2004 Oct;38(9):767-771, Journal of clinical gastroenterology
— id: 49341, year: 2004, vol: 38, page: 767, stat: Journal Article,

Fractured colon: an endoscopically distinctive lesion associated with colonic perforation following colonoscopy in patients with collagenous colitis
Sherman, Alex; Ackert, John J; Rajapaksa, Roshini; West, A Brian; Oweity, Thaira
2004 Apr;38(4):341-345, Journal of clinical gastroenterology
— id: 56129, year: 2004, vol: 38, page: 341, stat: Journal Article,

Prevalence and impact of extracolonic findings in patients undergoing CT colonography
Rajapaksa, R; Macari, M; Bini, EJ
2002 SEP abstract #339;97(9):S111-S112, American journal of gastroenterology
— id: 32558, year: 2002, vol: 97, page: S111, stat: Journal Article,

Patient preferences and satisfaction with virtual vs. conventional colonoscopy
Rajapaksa, R; Macari, M; Weinshel, E; Bini, EJ
2002 ;55(5):468-468, Gastrointestinal endoscopy
— id: 108250, year: 2002, vol: 55, page: 468, stat: Journal Article,

Does warfarin increase the rate of false positive fecal occult blood tests? A prospective endoscopic study
Bini, EJ; Rajapaksa, RC; Weinshel, EH
2001 APR ;53(5):AB58-AB58, Gastrointestinal endoscopy
— id: 55074, year: 2001, vol: 53, page: AB58, stat: Journal Article,

Is upper gastrointestinal endoscopy indicated in asymptomatic patients with a positive fecal occult blood test and negative colonoscopy?
Bini EJ; Rajapaksa RC; Valdes MT; Weinshel EH
1999 Jun;106(6):613-618, American journal of medicine
— id: 6142, year: 1999, vol: 106, page: 613, stat: Journal Article,

The findings and impact of nonrehydrated guaiac examination of the rectum (FINGER) study: a comparison of 2 methods of screening for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average-risk patients
Bini EJ; Rajapaksa RC; Weinshel EH
1999 Sep 27;159(17):2022-2026, Archives of internal medicine
— id: 6216, year: 1999, vol: 159, page: 2022, stat: Journal Article,

Activity of combination therapy with interferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C patients co-infected with HIV
Dieterich DT; Purow JM; Rajapaksa R
1999 ;19 Suppl 1:87-94, Seminars in liver disease
— id: 14720, year: 1999, vol: 19 Suppl 1, page: 87, stat: Journal Article,