Sheila Rustgi, MD

Sheila Rustgi, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Sheila Rustgi, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
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ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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Insurances Accepted

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  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • RiverSpring
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare

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About Sheila Rustgi, MD

Sheila D. Rustgi is a gastroenterologist with a special interest in the prevention and early detection of gastrointestinal cancers. After graduating from Yale University with a degree in Economics, she completed her medical degree, internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she served as Chief Fellow during her final year. Dr. Rustgi has published on the care of patients with pancreatic cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and the impact of health insurance on patient care. Dr. Rustgi's clinical interests include the care of patients at high risk for gastrointestinal cancer due to an inherited cancer syndrome, colon cancer screening, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and general GI diagnoses such as IBS. Dr. Rustgi joined the faculty of the Division of Digestive and Liver Disease in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in 2020.


  • Fellowship: The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Residency: The Mount Sinai Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine