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Julie Foont, MD
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  • Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

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New York, 535 5th Avenue – Suite 604 Gastroenterology

535 5th Avenue
Suite 604
New York, NY 10017
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and ablation of Barrett’s
  • C. difficile infection
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Diseases of the Pancreas and Bile Ducts
  • Diseases of the liver
  • Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Family history of colon cancer and other cancers
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Genetic syndromes with risk of colon cancer
  • H. Pylori infection
  • IBD
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Conditions
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of colon cancer
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Removal of colon polyps
  • Screening for colon polyps and prevention of cancer
  • Screening for esophageal cancer
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum

New York Accepted Insurances

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Aetna
Aetna Medicare
Anthem BCBS
BCBS of NY – Empire
BCBS of NY – Empire Medicare
BCBS Blue Card
Cigna
Corvel – Workers Compensation
Coventry – Workers Compensation and Motor Vehicle
Emblem HIP & GHI
Emblem Medicare
Medicare
Multiplan/PHCS
MVA
MVP
New York Workers Compensation
Oxford Health Plans
Railroad Medicare
The Empire Plan NY

Training and Education

Medical School

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

Undergraduate

  • B.A. Art History, Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Residency

  • Internal Medicine, New York University / Bellevue Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Gastroenterology, Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI
  • Hepatology, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine

About Me

Julie Foont, MD is a member of Summit Health's Gastroenterology team. Dr. Foont’s gastroenterology experience is wide-ranging and includes expertise in reflux management, irritable bowel syndrome therapies, the treatment of liver diseases, including hepatitis B and C, as well as the treatment of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, colon cancer screening, and fatty liver disease. Additionally, her team offers FibroScan imaging for on site evaluation of liver disease.

Dr. Foont approaches patient care as she would want it delivered to family members. Dr. Foont most enjoys getting to know her patients and understanding their unique needs, then translating that knowledge into prompt and individualized care. “I would like to be a physician my patients trust and for them to know I have their best interests at heart,” she says.

Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Foont worked as a professional medical illustrator producing drawings for textbooks, journal articles, and lectures both nationally and internationally. She is recognized in her field for her published original research articles and her presentations at national meetings. She is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

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