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

By Brian | March 4, 2022

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 […]

Dr Alfred Hollander Announces His Retirement

By Brian | March 4, 2022

Dear Patients & Friends I will be retiring from my practice at Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland on March 31, 2022 and relocating to Florida.  It was a great honor for me to be your gastroenterologist over the past 30 […]

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

By Brian | April 23, 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 […]


By Brian | April 23, 2021

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 […]

Dr Richard Moccia Announces His Retirement

By Brian | March 2, 2021

Dear Patient  The purpose of this letter is to inform you that I will be retiring from the practice of medicine on June 30, 2021. I have enjoyed my role in providing your gastroenterology care these many years. I have […]

Dr Vipul Shah Address GERD Prevention & Treatment Options

By Brian | September 1, 2020

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 […]

Message to Our Patients

By Brian | May 12, 2020

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 […]

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

By Brian | May 1, 2020

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth What is SIBO? Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine.  The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown in a location […]

We Are Open & Available

By Brian | March 31, 2020

Dear Patients Your Digestive Disease Associates of Rockland Physicians and Nurse Practitioners are here to serve you and can now provide care via telehealth from the comfort and safety of your home.  Please call our office at 845-354-3700 and select option […]

Coronavirus COVID-19 Preparations

By Brian | March 11, 2020

Dear Patients We are preparing like most of the other medical offices in the community to deal with a Coronavrus (COVID-19) threat.  We are currently calling all patients prior to their scheduled procedures & office visits to ascertain their health […]

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