Oscar Lebwohl, MD

Oscar Lebwohl, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Oscar Lebwohl, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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    180 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032

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About Oscar Lebwohl, MD

Dr. Oscar Lebwohl is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in Liver Diseases at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lebwohl returned to Columbia in 1978 and has remained on the faculty since then in the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases. He is currently the Richard and Rakia Hatch Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Vice Chairman of Development in the Department of Medicine at Columbia.

Dr. Lebwohl specializes in Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to his clinical practice he is actively involved in teaching and training Columbia medical students, residents and fellows. In 2010 he received the Ewig Clinical Scholar Award for outstanding teaching in the Department of Medicine. In 2013 Dr. Lebwohl received the Alfred Markowitz Service Award at the annual dinner of the Society of Practitioners at Columbia University Medical Center for outstanding service to the medical center.

Dr. Lebwohl has been listed annually in the Castle Connolly list of America's top doctors and New York top doctors. He has also been listed in New York Magazine's list of best doctors.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Abdominal Pain

  • Acid Reflux

  • Colitis

  • Colon and Rectal Disease

  • Colon Cancer

  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention

  • Colon Disorder

  • Colon Polyps

  • Colonoscopy

  • Crohn's Disease

  • Diarrhea

  • Disorder of Stomach

  • Endoscopy

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Gastrointestinal Disorder

  • Heartburn

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Hiatal Hernia

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

  • Intestinal Disease

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Liver Disease

  • Parasitic Infection

  • Peptic Ulcer Disease

  • Second Opinion

  • Sigmoidoscopy

  • Small Bowel Problem

  • Upper Endoscopy

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew

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  • Best Doctors in America annual listings
  • Castle Connolly America's Best Doctors annual listings
  • Ewig Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 2010-2011
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors listings
  • New York Super Doctors annual listings
  • Society of Practitioners at Columbia University Medical Center Alfred Markowitz M.D. award for outstanding service to CUMC, 2013