PROFESSOR Medicine, Gastroenterology
Certifications Gastroenterology American Board of Internal Medicine Education MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Fellowship, Gastroenterology Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Biography Dr. David Greenwald is currently the Director of Clinical Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Previously, he was the Fellowship Program Director in Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine for nearly two decades and was an Associate Division Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. He is also a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He just completed a term as one of the Medical Directors of the Advanced Endoscopy Center. Dr. Greenwald graduated with a BA degree from Wesleyan University, and attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he earned an MD. He did a residency in Internal Medicine followed by a Gastroenterology Fellowship, both at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He is a past president of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and currently serves as that organization’s Education Director. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the American College of Gastroenterology, and previously was the Chairman of the Board of Governors. He has been active in many ASGE Committees, including having been Chairman of the ASGE’s Public and Member Outreach Committee. He was recognized by ASGE with a Master Endoscopist Award in 2006. He is a Board Member of GIQuIC, the GI Quality Improvement Consortium. He has been a member of the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, and is now the Co-Chair of that organization’s Public Relations and Social Media Committee. In New York, he is the co-chairman of the Quality Subcommittee for the Citywide Colorectal Cancer Control Coalition (C5). He served for many years as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on GI Endoscopy for the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). His interests in endoscopy include new technology, reprocessing and infection control in endoscopy, training, quality in endoscopy, sedation, patient preparation, GERD, colon cancer screening and prevention, and capsule endoscopy. Awards 2013 - 2014 Best Doctors New York Magazine 2013 - 2013 William Carey Award American College of Gastroenterology 2010 - 2010 Leo Davidoff Society, Outstanding Achievement In the Teaching of Medical Students Albert Einstein College of Medicine 2010 - 2012 Chairman, Board of Governors American College of Gastroenterology 2009 - 2009 NYSGE Florence Lefcourt Award for Distinguished Service 2008 - 2008 ACG Senior Governor Award 2008 - 2010 Vice-Chair, Board of Governors American College of Gastroenterology 2007 - 2007 ACG Board of Governors Service Award 2006 - 2006 Master Endoscopist American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2006 - 2006 NYSGE Special Service Recognition 2005 - 2008 Regional Councilor of Governors, Region I American College of Gastroenterology 2005 - 2005 Fellowship American Gastroenterological Association 2004 - 2004 Governor, Southern New York Region American College of Gastroenterology 2004 - 2004 Fellowship American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2003 - 2003 ACG Presidential Poster Award, Presented by the Educational Affairs Committee, “Are Reprocessed Single-Use Biopsy Forceps as ‘Clean’ as New, Unused Forceps?” 2003 - 2014 Top Doctors NY Metro Area, Castle Connolly Medical New York Magazine Top Doctor 2003 - 2003 America’s Top Physicians 2003 SLD Industries, Inc 2001 - 2001 Joseph Barr Award, Presented by the ASTM Committee F-4 for Outstanding Contribution by a Physician to the American Society for Testing and Materials 2000 - 2000 Fellowship American College of Physicians 1986 - 1986 Alpha Omega Alpha, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1982 - 1982 Heidemann Award, Community Service, Wesleyan University Research AIDS/HIV, Aging, Cancer, Computer Simulation Research interests include new technology, reprocessing and infection control in endoscopy, training, quality in endoscopy, sedation, patient preparation, GERD, colon cancer screening and prevention, and capsule endoscopy.