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We take Women’s GI Health Very Seriously and Here’s Why!

In July 2021 Dr Janice Jang joined our team of dedicated health care professionals who anchor our Women’s GI Health initiatives which includes Dr Viyada Sarabanchong, Dr Janice Jang, Ms. Debbie Caputo NP and Ms. Jennifer Poterbin NP.    They understand that women’s GI health is a subspecialty unto itself. Women may experience heartburn more …

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Dr Shino J. Prasandhan to Join the DDAR Professional Staff This July!

We are please to announce that Dr Prasandhan is completing his GI Fellowship at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY this June and comes to DDAR with wonderful references and a passion for his patients.  Dr Prasandhan is excited about coming home to Rockland County to practice medicine.  He is a lifelong Rockland …

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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Celiac Disease affects about 1% of the general population.  This means that millions of people suffer from this disease that is triggered by consuming gluten.  The challenging part is only 5% of  these individuals with Celiac Disease know they have it.  It is very important for people to recognize the symptoms of Celiac Disease which …

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Did You Know…45 is the New 50 for Colon Cancer Screening & Prevention

Age 45 is now recommended as the time to start screening for colorectal cancer among all average risk adults according to the new guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology.  This is an important change from earlier guideline that used to recommend starting at age 50 for most people. Now 45 is the new 50 …

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Dr Janice Jang to Join the DDAR Professional Staff in July 2021

We are pleased to announce that Dr Janice Jang will be joining our professional staff in July 2021. Dr Jang will be completing her fellowship in Gastroenterology at NYU Langone Health in June 2021. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT in Cambridge MA (June 2010 Graduate) and her Medical Doctorate from NYU …

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Newsletter

Dear Patient Please follow this link to access our most current newsletter!  We hope that you find content and topics informative and useful.   Please email us if you would like information on any specific topic or discussion. March 2021 Newsletter https://conta.cc/37ZpTd6 April 2021 Newsletter  https://conta.cc/3eqLa1Q Thanks for your continued loyalty and support! Elliot A Heller MD

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Dr Vipul Shah Address GERD Prevention & Treatment Options

Dr Vipul Shah, the Co-Director of the Good Samaritan Hospital Esophageal and Refux Center address the causes, symptoms and treatment options for the millions of Americans suffering from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the September/October 2020 Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley Publication. To read the complete article, please click on the following Link:  https://www.advancingcarehv.com/gastroesophageal-reflux-treatment/

Message to Our Patients

Dear Patients We continue to move forward with a cautious and gradual reopening of our office.  On a daily basis, we continue to tweak our workflows and safety procedures to ensure that all of our patients receive the best possible care in the safe environment. My partners and I continue to concerned that many of our …

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