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John M. Poneros, MD

Board Certifications: 
Gastroenterology
Expertise in: 
Pancreatic Cancer, Cancer Care
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(212) 342-1546

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology

Clinical Expertise

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Cancer Care
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • MD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

About John Poneros

Dr. Poneros is an Associate Professor at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Program Director of the Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship. He also serves as the Associate Director of the Endoscopy Unit and is a Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Poneros graduated from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital. After serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Poneros returned to New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2008. He has published widely on pancreaticobiliary diseases and the treatment and evaluation of Barrett’s esophagus. Dr. Poneros maintains a busy clinical practice and has been named a New York Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Access (Exchange)
  • 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
  • Indemnity
  • 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

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

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
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

VNSNY CHOICE

  • 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
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 862
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 342-1546
Fax:
(212) 305-1081
Primary

Research

Current research activities include the use of biomarkers to risk stratify patients with Barrett's esophagus and studying the incidence of malignancy in patients with pancreatic cysts.

Research Interests

  • Dr. Poneros' research focuses on Barrett's esophagus and pancreaticobiliary diseases.

Grants

HIGH RESOLUTION OPTICAL IMAGING OF THE ESOPHAGUS USING THE NVISIION VLE IMAGING SYSTEM (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Mar 26 2013 - Mar 26 2018

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC FELLOWSHIP GRANT PROGRAM (Private)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2017

STEM CELLS AND THE ORIGINS OF BARRETT S ESOPHAGUS (Federal Gov)

Sep 26 2011 - Mar 31 2017

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC FELLOWSHIP GRANT PROGRAM (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

COOK MEDICAL FELLOWSHIP AWARD (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2016

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC FELLOWSHIP GRANT PROGRAM (Private)

Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

COOK MEDICAL FELLOWSHIP AWARD (Private)

Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014

Selected Publications

  • Poneros JM, Brand S, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, Compton CC, Nishioka NS (2001) Diagnosis of Specialized Intestinal Metaplasia by Optical Coherence Tomography. Gastroenterology 120:7-12
  • Poneros JM, Tearney GJ, Shishkov M, Kelsey PB, Lauwers GY, Nishioka NS, Bouma BE (2002) Optical Coherence Tomography of the Biliary Tree during ERCP Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 55:84-88
  • Wang V, Hornick J, Sepulveda J, Maurer R, Poneros JM (2009) Low Prevalence of Invasive Adenocarcinoma at Esophagectomy: A 20 year experience Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 69:777-83