Dr. Arthur A Kornbluth, MD

Asher Arthur Kornbluth, received his medical degree from Downstate Medical University in New York and completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine as both resident and Chief Resident at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. He was a Gastroenterology Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center.

A Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine, for Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Kornbluth holds membership in the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, The American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for which he was selected as both an honored educator and again as an honored clinician. Dr. Kornbluth has trained medical students, residents and Gastroenterology Fellows for over 20 years in clinical gastroenterology. He has helped mentored visiting physicians from throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.

As a medical educator, Dr. Kornbluth has taught and lectured extensively in the United States and internationally, and is the Founder and annual Course Director of the Mt. Sinai IBD Consultants Course for the last 10 years. He has received numerous awards as a medical educator, including the Teacher of the Year for six consecutive years at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and was selected by the Mount Sinai graduating class for 2 consecutive years to lead the class in their graduation vows, and was chosen by the following graduating class as Grand Marshall at the Graduation Commencement. In 2009, he was awarded the Downstate Medical University Alumni William H. Dock Master Teaching Award.

Dr. Kornbluth has published more than 100 articles, abstracts, and book chapters and is the principal author of all three editions of the “Ulcerative Colitis Practice Guidelines in Adults,” published by the American College of Gastroenterology. He has also twice been the principal author on the chapter on Crohn’s Disease in the Sleisenger and Fordtran Textbook of Gastroenterology, the premier textbook of gastroenterology. He has served as an Associate Editor for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal. He has published in, and is a reviewer for, many peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Gastroenterology. Currently, he is an investigator on a number of clinical trials examining new therapeutic agents in inflammatory bowel disease, as well as analyzing new diagnostic methods for disease activity and cancer detection, responses to medical therapy, and the natural history of inflammatory bowel disease.

As a practicing clinical gastroenterologist, over the last 20 years he has repeatedly been included among America’s top gastroenterologists in the Best Doctors, Super Doctors and Top Doctors groups.