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Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellows

Year 1

Dr. Preston Atteberry
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Preston Atteberry, M.D.
  • Undergrad: University of Chicago
  • MD: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Hobbies: Sports, travel, chess, crosswords
Clinical/Research Interests: Hepatology, end of life care, cost-effective care

Dr. Enad Dawod
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Enad Dawod, M.D.
  • Undergrad/MD: The University of Jordan
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Hobbies: DJing; basketball; discovering all the beautiful restaurants, rooftops, and speakeasies NYC has to offer
Clinical/Research Interests: Pancreatitis, endoscopic ultrasound, advanced therapeutic endoscopy, bariatric endoscopic therapy

Dr. Suzanne Elshafey
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Suzanne Elshafey, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • MD: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Hometown: New Jersey
Hobbies: Cooking, potluck dinners, spending time with family and friends, documentaries
Clinical/Research Interests: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), hepatology, health disparities

Dr. Michael Mintz
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Michael Mintz, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Binghamton University
  • MD: Stony Brook University
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Hometown: Binghamton, NY
Hobbies: Skiing, sailing, travel
Clinical/Research Interests: IBD, clinical outcomes

Year 2

Steven Mathews
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Steven Mathews, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Boston University
  • MD: Stony Brook University
  • Residency: New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Suffern, NY
Hobbies: Hiking, Lacrosse, Basketball, Snowboarding, Travel, Cooking
Clinical/Research Interests: Nutrition, Obesity, NAFLD, Microbiome, Preventive Health

Katharine Rooney
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Kate Rooney, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Williams College
  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Hometown: Bronxville, NY
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, painting
Clinical/Research Interests: Esophageal and swallowing disorders, motility disorders

Zachary Sherman
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Zachary Sherman, M.D.
  • Undergrad: University of Michigan
  • MD: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Glenmont, NY
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, soccer, fantasy football
Clinical/Research Interests: Hepatology, Quality Improvement

Donevan Westerveld
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Donevan Westerveld, M.D.
  • Undergrad: University of Central Florida
  • MD: University of Florida
  • Residency: University of Florida

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Hobbies: Traveling, outdoors activities, and family time
Clinical/Research Interests: Advanced therapeutic endoscopy, endoscopic bariatric therapy, pancreatology

Year 3

Dr. Adam Buckholz
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Adam Buckholz, M.D.
  • Undergrad: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MD: University of Virginia
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Cary, NC
Hobbies: Skiing, scuba diving, reading, trivia
Clinical/Research Interests: NAFLD, social determinants of health, liver disease and transplantation

Dr. Anthony Choi
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Anthony Choi, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Brown University
  • MD: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Hobbies: traveling, cello
Clinical/Research Interests: Transplant hepatology; quality improvement

Dr. Guarav Ghosh
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Gaurav Ghosh, M.D.
  • Undergrad: The University of Oklahoma
  • MD: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Norman, OK
Hobbies: traveling, cooking, hiking, soccer, movies
Clinical/Research Interests: Esophageal disease, motility, outcomes research

Dr. Alyson Kaplan
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Alyson Kaplan, M.D.
  • Undergrad: Princeton University
  • MD: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Hometown: Syosset, NY
Hobbies: Hiking, running, indie folk music, traveling, cheap eats
Clinical/Research Interests: Hepatology, Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT), end-of-life care in cirrhosis

Medical Research Track (MRT)

Charlie Buffie
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Charlie Gene Buffie, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Undergrad: Swarthmore College
  • MD: Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • PhD: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University / Sloan Kettering Institute (Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program)
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Hobbies: Running, photography, technology
Clinical/Research Interests: Microbiome, mucosal immunology, metabolism

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Robert S. Brown, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Chief

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program

Carl Crawford, M.D., Program Director
cvc9002@med.cornell.edu

Catherine Lowery, Administrative Coordinator
cal2048@med.cornell.edu

420 East 70th Street, Floor 4
Tel: (646) 962-4700
Fax: (646) 962-0110

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