Nikhil A Kumta, MD, MS
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Gastroenterology
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Specialties
Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology

MD, Thomas Jefferson University

MS, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Residency, Internal Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell

Fellowship, Endoscopy, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

2020

New York Rising Stars award

Super Doctors

2020

Healthcare Leaders Under 40 award

Becker’s Hospital Review

2020

Outstanding Endoscopy Preceptor of the Year

Mount Sinai Hospital

2020

Medicine Rising Star award

Medscape

2019

New York Rising Stars award

Super Doctors

2018

Digestive Disease Week - Video Plenary Award

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2017

Peter D. Stevens, MD Endoscopic Video Forum winner

New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2016

Digestive Disease Week - Video Plenary Award

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2014

Chief Fellow, Gastroenterology

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center

2013

Department of Medicine Fellow of the Year

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center

2012

Mark S. Pecker, MD Award

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center

2008

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Nikhil Kumta, MD

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology companies, and other outside entities 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 outside financial relationships.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Kumta during 2023 and/or 2024. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting or Other Professional Services Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership

  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • SafeHeal
  • Apollo Endosurgery
  • Olympus America

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.