About Hudson River Gastroenterology
Dr. Prem Chattoo's office, Hudson River Gastroenterology, serves Lower Manhattan and the Financial District of New York City, New York. As a Board Certified Gastroenterologist, Dr. Chattoo specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders and illnesses involving the digestive tract. Hudson River Gastroenterology serves the residents of Brooklyn, Bayonne, Hoboken, Jersey City, Manhattan, Paulus Hook, and Newport Pavonia, as well as many other small towns in the area. At Hudson River Gastroenterology, Dr. Chattoo's belief is to treat our patients like friends and family, with compassion, dedication, and humility.
Dr. Chattoo completed his undergraduate studies at New York University (NYU) from 1989-1993. He received his medical education from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He attended the school from 1994 to 1998. Dr. Chattoo did his residency at Winthrop University Hospital from 1998 to 2001. He also received a clinical fellowship from St. Vincent's Medical Center (Manhattan campus) from 2001-2005. The doctor is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Chattoo's medical specialties include Hepatology, Pancreatic/Biliary Disease, and Gastroenterology. A full list of Dr. Chattoo's service areas and areas of expertise include the treatment of Heartburn/GERD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatitis B and C, Anal/Rectal Disease, Gallstones, and Gallbladder disease, and Colon Cancer Screenings. Pancreatitis, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Irritable Bowel Disease, and Gastrointestinal Bleeding are also conditions that fall under his area of expertise. He also treats many common symptoms of other digestive disorders including bloating, flatulence, diarrhea, and constipation. Dr. Chattoo also specializes in specific types of procedures including Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, the Pill Camera, Hemorrhoid ablation or IRC, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, and PEG tube replacement.
Dr. Chattoo has appeared on many different medical news programs and speaks publicly on the benefits of the "Pegan" Diet. He has appeared on the NY1 City Health Beat to discuss the benefits of ginger and other foods that are beneficial to the health of the digestive tract. As part of his main practice, Dr. Chattoo treats many common conditions. Gastritis, colon polyps, GERD, rectal bleeding, IBS (Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome), bloating, Crohn's disease, acid reflux, hemorrhoids, constipation, and diarrhea cases are seen on a daily basis. He understands his patients' frustrations and does everything he possibly can to find and treat the cause of their discomfort. Using various diagnostic tools like the PillCam, the ORBERA Intragastric Balloon, colonoscopies, and EGD or Upper Endoscopic procedures, Dr. Chattoo is able to diagnose many common conditions and put treatment plans in place right away.