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    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Gastroenterology
    • Specialties
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Faculty Practice 212-241-5415
    • The Susan & Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center 212-241-5415
    • Mount Sinai Doctors-Brooklyn Heights 212-241-5415
    • Elmhurst Hospital Center 718-334-1991
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  • The Susan & Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center
    The Susan & Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center
    17 East 102nd Street, 5th Floor East
    New York, NY 10029
    Phone: 212-241-5415

David Dunkin, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Dunkin obtained his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine.  He completed his Pediatric residency at Yale Children’s Hospital followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.  Dr. Dunkin’s areas of expertise include IBS, functional abdominal pain, celiac, and eosinophilic esophagitis. His clinical practice includes all areas of pediatric gastroenterology including IBD, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, IBS, constipation, reflux, celiac, eosinophilic esophagitis, FPIES, blood in the stool, diarrhea, abdominal pain, reflux, and gastritis with a special interest in diseases that involve inflammation including inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac and eosinophilic esophagitis.

In addition to his clinical practice, his current research explores the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal track. Funded projects include a clinical trial using Traditional Chinese medicine for Crohn's disease, understanding and developing a new diagnostic test for eosinophilic esophagitis, altering immune responses using a therapy on the skin and multiple clinical trials for IBD.  His research has been presented nationally and internationally and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

























Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Immunological Tolerance, Immunology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Tolerance


MD, Sackler School of Medicine

Residency, Pediatrics
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology
The Mount Sinai Hospital



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