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Charles P. Koczka, MD

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Charles P. Koczka, MD
Charles P. Koczka, MD
Biography

Born in the Bronx, Dr. Charles Koczka is a native New Yorker, obtained his undergraduate degree from Cornell University, and studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York.

Both his residency and GI fellowship training was at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Charles comes to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center with an interest in inflammatory bowel disease and has published his research in several peer-reviewed medical journals.

Along with performance of upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, Dr. Koczka performs video capsule endoscopy of the small bowel. He treats acid reflux, gastrointestinal malignancy, colorectal cancer screening, Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal strictures, difficulties with swallowing, colon polyps, diverticular disease, irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcer management, celiac disease, intestinal malabsorption, liver disease, chronic constipation and chronic diarrhea, and hemorrhoids. Dr. Koczka has a unique interest in teaching GI fellows in training.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital
Primary Specialty
Gastroenterology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
State University of New York Upstate Medical Center
MD, State University of New York - Upstate Health Sciences Center -Syracuse
Internship: SUNY - Downstate Medical Center
Residency: SUNY - Downstate Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Internal Medicine
Acid Reflux
Barrett's Esophagus
Colitis
Colonoscopy
Colon Polyps
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Diverticular Disease
Gastroenterology
Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Hemorrhoids
Liver Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
Video Endoscopy
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [HMO, NY, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Medicare
Multiplan
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
POMCO
United Healthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
212-932-4534
Primary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Riverdale
3050 Corlear Avenue
204
Bronx, NY 10463

Phone: (212) 932-4534
Fax: (212) 932-5458
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034

Phone: (212) 932-4534
Fax: (212) 932-5458
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 862
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-1021
Fax: (212) 305-5576
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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