Dr. Peter E Legnani, MD
Peter Legnani graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in 1991, where he was inducted into Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he was named outstanding teaching fellow in 2001 and was Chief Fellow in Gastroenterology in 2001-2002.
A diplomate in Gastroenterology of the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Legnani is a member of the American Society for Gastroenterology Endoscopy (ASGE). Dr. Legnani has been devoted to teaching and mentoring medical students, medical residents and gastroenterology fellows at The Mount Sinai Medical Center since 2002.
Dr. Legnani has authored over 30 papers, book chapters and reviews, has been invited faculty at local, national and international meetings such as the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy annual meeting, Digestive Disease Week, Endofest, and the International Conference for Capsule Endoscopy. He has served as course director for multiple ASGE capsule endoscopy users courses, and as chairperson for the ASGE Capsule Endoscopy Special interest group.
In addition to general gastroenterology and endoscopy, his major clinical subspecialties include inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer screening, and small bowel endoscopy (capsule endoscopy and balloon enteroscopy). He has repeatedly been named as a top gastroenterologist on the Best Doctors and Super Doctors lists. He is a clinical investigator in multiple clinical trials with inflammatory bowel disease as part of The Mount Sinai IBD center.