Dr. Prem Chattoo



Doctor Chattoo was trained in New York City at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Manhattan Campus in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and ERCP. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Chattoo works in an academic institution and has had several papers published and presented at National Gastroenterology conferences. He is an expert and speaker on a variety of topics including, Hepatitis B and C, GERD, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. 


Background and Educational Information

Dr. Prem Chattoo completed his undergraduate education at New York University in 1993. Graduating with honors, he went on to attend the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994. It was there that he received his degree in Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in Gastroenterology. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Chattoo took this expertise and completed his residency at Winthrop University Hosptial in 1998. Prominent among his class, Dr. Chattoo was offered a clinical fellowship at Saint Vincent's Medical Center (Manhattan Campus). It was there he underwent special gastroenterology training and completed his time there in 2005. 

Dr. Chattoo was a board certified in internal medicine while at his clinical fellowship in 2001. After completing his time at Saint Vincent's, Dr. Chattoo was certified by the board of Gastroenterology as well. Today, Dr. Chattoo practices Gastroenterology and Weight loss procedures at Hudson River Gastroenterology, located in lower Manhattan (Financial District) and New Jersey.  


Medical Specialties

Dr. Chattoo's medical specialties include Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Pancreatic and Biliary Disease. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Chattoo focuses on each patient holistically. Because the Gastro-intestinal system is linked to many different functions of the body, Dr. Chattoo's medical expertise is extremely effective in diagnosing, treating, and healing any digestive disorder.

Dr. Chattoo specialized in a number of procedures including non-surgical weight loss, colonoscopy's, endoscopy's and more. His education and experience in understanding the body holistically have given him success in many different treatments and procedures. For more information about Dr. Chatoo's medical services, please view Dr. Chattoo's list of services here

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.

We strive to serve all of our patients needs. Please contact our office for more information about our services.


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Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "Dr. Chattoo has a great manner, and seemed knowledgeable and spent sufficient time with me."

    Anonymous, Vitals
  • Vitals

    "I was pleased to find the staff at Dr. Chattoo's office super friendly, helpful, and on top of everything. Highly recommended"

    Anonymous, Vitals
  • RateMDs

    "Excellent Doctor very knowledgeable, excellent bedside manner, just a really nice person, he took care me and my family as if we were his own friends"

    Anonymous, RateMDs
  • RateMDs

    "Dr. Premetesh Chattoo was very helpful in pin pointing the cause of my problems. From the initial visit he wanted to get to the bottom of the issue ASAP."

    Anonymous, RateMDs
  • Healthgrades

    "He talked to me made me feel comfortable. He took the time to talk to me and reassure me that I will be fine."

    Kris C., Healthgrades
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