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Il J Paik, MD Email Il Paik

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Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice ?
    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Gastroenterology
    • Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Doctors GI Motility Center 212-523-5900

Dr. Il Paik is the founding Director of the Mount Sinai Doctors GI Motility Center that serves the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Paik is one of the few Board Certified Geriatric-Gastroenterologist in the USA and specializes in Neuro-Gastroenterology and Motility Disorders.

The GI Motility Center under Dr. Paik’s leadership provide state of the art GI Motility Testing and Treatments not available in many institutions, like Nuclear Gastric Emptying study with the assessment of antral motility,  Impedance Platimetry ENDOFLIP for the assessment of esophageal and pyloric sphincter compliance, anorectal biofeedback therapy and sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of defecatory disorders and stomach stimulator “stomach pacemaker” for the treatment of refractory gastroparesis.

In addition, the GI Motility Center provides expertise in the diagnoses and treatment of aerophagia, supragastric belching and gas reflux.

He is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Korean.


Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Focus


MD, Universidad Nacional De Asuncion

Residency, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai St. Luke's

Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine
Mount Sinai St. Luke's

Fellowship, Gastroenterology
Mount Sinai St. Luke's