Michele Kissous-Hunt, PA-C

Michele Kissous-Hunt, PA-C received her Bachelor of Science degree from State University of New York at Albany in 1991. She received her Physician Assistant’s degree from Weill Cornell Medical College with an additional Surgical Focus in New York, New York. She is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, American Academy of Physician Assistants, New York State Society of Physician Assistants, NYC Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer, and is the President of Gastroenterology Physician Assistants (GIPA).

Ms. Kissous-Hunt is a board certified Physician Assistant, and has been treating patients with a wide range of gastrointestinal disease in the Gastroenterology group of Drs. Kornbluth, George and Legnani. This group has particular expertise in treating patients with complex Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and in performing colon cancer screening and polyp removal in average risk and high-risk patients. She performs an important role in patient communication and education. She is currently a sub-investigator on multiple clinical research trials, is the coauthor of a number of research manuscripts and abstracts, and has been lecturing on this topic nationally. In addition, as an adjunct faculty member of Touro College of Health Sciences in New York, she is currently teaching the Gastroenterology Course for the Physician Assistant program.