Samuel Sigal

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Samuel Sigal, M.D.

Associate Professor; Co-Dir Transplant Hepatology; Clinical Director Hepatology
Departments of Medicine (Gastro Div) and Surgery (Fac)

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE, HCC 4J
SCHWARTZ EAST ELEVATORS
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5; Tue. 9 - 5; Wed. 9 - 5; Thu. 9 - 5; Fri. 9 - 5
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-3643
Fax: 212-263-3751


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Medical Specialties

Gastroenterology, Hepatology

Medical Expertise

Hepatitis, Hepatology, Liver Disease, Bacterial Overgrowth, Liver Cancer, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatitis C, Cirrhosis, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatitis B

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Samuel H. Sigal is Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine, and Clinical Director of Hepatology in the Division of Gastroenterology and Co-Director of Transplant Hepatology in the Department of Surgery at Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center

Board certified in both Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology, Dr. Sigal provides state-of-the-art care in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of liver diseases, including chronic liver disease, hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, and liver cancer. Dr. Sigal is a renowned expert in liver transplantation, and in addressing the complex medical needs of men and women with chronic or serious liver disease.

Dr. Sigal's research interests focus on the treatment of liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis, hepatorenal syndrome, hepatic encephalopathy, and ascites. He has contributed numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters to the Gastroenterology and Hepatology scientific literature.

Selected to the New York Times Magazine's "New York Super Doctors" for the past 5 years (2008-2012), Dr. Sigal is a fellow of the American College of Gatroenterology, and a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association.

Dr. Sigal received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He served a residency in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and in Medicine at St. Luke's Hospital, New York City. He completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and his fellowship in Liver Diseases at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS CHLD HLTH, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, FIDELIS FAM HLTH, FIDELIS MEDICARE, Fidelis Medicaid, GHI CBP, HEALTHPLUS CHLD HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHPLUS MEDICAID (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP FAM HLTH, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICAID, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, METROPLUS CHLD HLTH, METROPLUS EXCHANGE PLANS, METROPLUS FAM HLTH, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, MetroPlus Medicaid, NY MEDICAID, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, 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, WELLCARE CHLD HLTH, WELLCARE FAM HLTH, WELLCARE MEDICAID, WELLCARE MEDICARE

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Board Certification

2005 — Ab Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
2006 — Ab Internal Medicine (Transplant Hepatology)

Education

1983 — University of Chicago, Medical Education
1983-1987 — Hospital of the University of Penn. (Pathology/Laboratory), Residency Training
1987-1989 — St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center (Medicine), Internship
1989-1990 — St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1990-1993 — Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Gasteoenterology), Clinical Fellowships
1994-2004 — Mount Sinai Medical Center (Liver Diseases), Clinical Fellowships