Dr. Gil Ascunce
Gastroenterologist in NYC
Dr. Gil Ascunce
takes care of patients with gastrointestinal diseases throughout Manhattan. He graduated with honors from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center. He then left New York to complete his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Miami, where he developed an interest in pancreatic diseases and advanced endoscopy. After fellowship, he returned to New York and completed an Advanced Interventional Endoscopy fellowship to treat the most technically demanding GI problems. Dr. Ascunce was a member of the teaching faculty at Beth Israel Medical Center and was the director of the endosonography program.
He now practices throughout New York City. His primary office is in Gramercy Park, and he also cares for patients from satellite offices in Alphabet City, Midtown West, and Washington Heights. He remains active in teaching and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Ascunce is the son of Cuban and Spanish immigrants and is fluent in Spanish. Since his time as a decorated varsity athlete and Big East Soccer Champion with the Georgetown Hoyas, he continues to play soccer recreationally. Dr. Ascunce has treated a large demographic of patients and has traveled to teach young doctors and treat patients from Tanzania to Nicaragua. He demonstrates a true vocation to patient care and looks forward to meeting you.
Education & Training
New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Awards & Publications
Dr. Ascunce has published papers on endoscopy and management of pain syndromes associated with pancreatic cancer in the major gastroenterology journals. His research has also been presented at national conferences. His major clinical interests are pancreatic and biliary diseases.
New York, NY 10010