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LESTER SALWEN

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Specialty

Certifications

  • Gastroenterology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, University of Pennsylvania

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    St. Elizabeth's Hospital of Boston

Biography

    Dr. Salwen has been in private consultative gastroenterology practice in Brooklyn Heights since 1985. In addition to his affiliation with Mt. Sinai Hospital, he is an attending physician at SUNY Downstate Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, as well as an associate attending physician at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. Additionally, Dr. Salwen is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at SUNY Health Sciences Center and clinical instructor in medicine at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Dr. Salwen limits his practice to adult patient evaluation and care.

    The New York Times listed Dr. Salwen in its 2009 Best Doctors issue.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. SALWEN has not yet completed reporting of Industry relationships.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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