Our Team

Jerome D. Waye, MD, Director

Dr. Waye is a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a world-renowned expert in advanced endoscopy and advanced endoscopic techniques. He has been at the forefront of integrating technology and medicine to improve outcomes and the lives of his patients. Dr. Waye completed his residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a master educator – teaching countless generations of physicians how to do advanced colonoscopies, ERCP and other highly specialized endoscopic techniques. He has authored countless peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and books on endoscopy that are considered fundamental education tools for trainees. A founding member of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, he was also president of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and president of the American College of Gastroenterology. He is in high demand to travel around the world to introduce the latest methods and techniques of colonoscopy, complex polypectomy and endoscopy.

Christopher J. DiMaio, MD
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy

Dr. DiMaio received his medical degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He then completed fellowship training in gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy in the combined Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School program. Dr. DiMaio’s clinical interests are in pancreatic disease, biliary disease, and gastrointestinal cancers. He specializes in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fine needle aspiration (FNA), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), luminal stent placement, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation, and complex polypectomy. His research focuses on patients with pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancers, with a particular interest in using novel endoscopic techniques to diagnose and treat these lesions.

Susana Gonzalez, MD

Susana Gonzalez, MD, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. She then completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Endoscopy also at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Gonzalez's clinical interests are in pancreaticobiliary diseases and the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. She specializes in advanced endoscopic procedures including therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fine needle aspiration (FNA), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), enteroscopy, surgically altered anatomy ERCP, endoscopic mucosal resections, radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation.

Ari Grinspan, MD

Ari Grinspan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Grinspan graduated from Albert Einstein Medical School, completed his internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital and his fellowship in Gastroenterology here at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He has focused his research on protocols used for recurrent C. difficile infections and spends most of his clinical time doing advanced endoscopies as part of the Mount Sinai Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy.