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Ali Andre Mencin, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-5903

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Chronic
  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Acute
  • Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Constipation
  • Pediatric Nutrition

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Ali Mencin

Dr. Ali Andre Mencin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a general pediatric gastroenterologist recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor as well as a New York Super Doctor. In addition to seeing children with a range of digestive diseases, his primary clinical interests are pediatric fatty liver disease and pediatric endoscopy.

Dr. Mencin is a member of the Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease. He is the Director of the Pediatric Fatty Liver Clinic at Columbia University Medical Center and actively recruits patients suffering from this disease for observational and treatment studies. As a recognized expert in pediatric fatty liver, he has published extensively in this area.

Furthermore, Dr. Mencin is a skilled endoscopist as well as capsule endoscopist who serves as the Director of Pediatric Endoscopy at Columbia. He follows patient populations that require frequent endoscopies including those with polyposis syndromes, inflammatory bowel disease, and eosinophilic esophagitis. He has a particular interest in gastrojejunostomy tube (GJT) placements in children with severe reflux and has published on his GJT placement technique. Dr. Mencin is currently a member of the Endoscopy Committee for the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Pediatric Fatty Liver Clinic

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
3959 Broadway
Suite 702
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-5903
Fax:
(212) 342-5756
Primary
2
270 West 231st Street
Bronx, New York 10463
Phone:
(212) 305-5903

Research

Clinical Trials

NCT02093663 A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of MMX Mesalamine/Mesalazine in Pediatric Subjects With Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis, in Both Acute and Maintenance Phases

NCT02819323 A Safety and Efficacy Study of a Bowel Cleansing Preparation (BLI800) in Pediatric Subjects Undergoing Colonoscopy

Grants

CLINICAL RESEARCH ON NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2019

PREVALENCE OF PEDIATRIC NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN NEW YORK CITY (Private)

Mar 1 2011 - Feb 28 2013