Here, at Atlantic Gastroenterology, your health, safety and comfort has always been our top priority.

There is a growing public risk surrounding COVID-19 and we are closely monitoring the situation. As a medical facility, we have always followed protocols for disinfection and disease prevention. Given the current situation, and with guidance from our medical director, Dr. Shapsis, we have increased the frequency of these cleanings to occur multiple times every hour at each of our facilities for virus prevention.

We look forward to continuing to serve you, and to doing our part to keep you and our communities safe, and keep our hospitals from being overloaded with non-urgent visits. Please know that you can also make appointments for telemedicine consultations.

Thank you for your loyalty and always know that we will do our best to do the right thing for all of our guests.

Atlantic Gastroenterology

Understanding the link between weight loss surgery and risk of colorectal cancer in Brooklyn NY

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Colorectal Cancer Risk in Brooklyn NY Area

Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer, is an incredibly common form of cancer that is found in both men and women. Colon cancer is the third and fourth most common cancer in men and women respectively but is also very treatable when detected on time. Dr. Alexander Shapsis at Atlantic Gastroenterology in Brooklyn, NY encourages everybody to come in to be examined immediately if any of the common signs are detected. Colon cancer chances are elevated in people who are obese. There has been a link found between bariatric surgery and a reduced risk in people developing colorectal cancer. … Continue reading

Are you at risk of early-onset colon cancer? Specialist in Brooklyn NY offers effective preventive services

Colon Cancer Services in Brooklyn NY area

Since the early 1990s, the number of colon and rectal cancer cases among people younger than age 50 has doubled, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Studies suggest that colorectal cancers in young patients are being detected at later stages when they’re harder to treat. Colon Cancer Services in Brooklyn NY at Atlantic Gastroenterology are focused on checking for abnormalities as a preventive measure, and on removing polyps that can turn into malignant tumors. While doctors generally recommend that you are screened regularly for colon cancer starting at the age of 50, board-certified … Continue reading

Symptoms of colon cancer explained by a gastroenterologist in Brooklyn

Atlantic Gastroenterology describes about Symptoms of Colon Cancer in Brooklyn area

Cancer is a dreaded disease that everyone hopes to avoid. Colon cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers for men and women in the United States, but fortunately, it is largely preventable with regular screening colonoscopies and is typically very treatable when it is caught at an early stage. If you are a patient in Brooklyn, NY, the team at Atlantic Gastroenterology lead by Dr. Alexander Shapsis can help you determine an optimal screening strategy for preventive care based on your risk factors. If you have symptoms of colon cancer, they can perform accurate diagnostic testing to determine … Continue reading

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