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Long Island Digestive Disease Consultants | Gastroenterologists Practicing Gastroenterology


Seth E. Persky, M.D.

Seth E. Persky, M.D. of Long Island Digestive Disease Consultants. All of the medical professionals at Long Island Digestive Disease Consultants have extensive training and experience, and remain updated about the newest advances in gastrointestinal health and treatment through continuing medical education.Dr. Persky is board certified in Gastroenterology. His practice encompasses all of gastroenterology, although he has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and diseases of the small intestine. He was one of the first gastroenterologists on Long Island to perform small bowel capsule endoscopy, a test that allows for detailed evaluation of the small intestine for suspected disease. He is considered an expert in the interpretation of these studies.

Dr. Persky has published multiple articles on the management of infectious and ischemic diseases of the large intestine, and has written a textbook chapter on this subject. He has also published several articles on drug induced liver disease. Additionally, he served on the Medical Advisory Board for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News, a widely read monthly newspaper for the gastroenterology community, from 2001 to January of 2007. He served as a member of the medical board of John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in 2007, and is currently on the surgical review committee at Mather.

Medical Degree:

  • New York University School of Medicine
    New York, New York


  • Internal Medicine:
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, Connecticut


  • Gastroenterology:
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Bronx, New York

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Hospital Affiliations:

  • John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
    Port Jefferson, New York
  • St. Charles Hospital
    Port Jefferson, New York
  • Stony Brook University Hospital
    Stony Brook, New York
  • Advanced Surgery Center of Long Island
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