Peter H R Green, MD

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Peter HR Green, MD, is Director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University in New York and the Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. He is also Attending Physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Green received his medical degree from the University of Sydney. He completed Residency and Gastrointestinal Fellowship in Sydney and became a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Subsequently he moved to the Columbia University Medical Center where he has remained.

Celiac disease has been his clinical and research focus for the last thirty years. He started the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center and it has risen to National and International preeminence since its inception in 2001. Both adult and pediatric gastroenterologists see thousands of patients annually in the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University.

Dr. Green has authored over 300 research publications on celiac disease and lectured widely to medical students, medical professionals and the public about gluten-related disorders. He performs clinical, epidemiological and basic research on celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. He has authored many of the most recent medical reviews on celiac disease, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, The BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine and JAMA.

In 2007 he was awarded a Mentors Research Scholar Award from the American Gastroenterology Association and Master Endoscopist Award from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is a previous president of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is a recent President of the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD). He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology as well as a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He has co-authored two books for the public: Celiac Disease, a hidden epidemic, and Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy, Symptom-Free Life, both published by Harper Collins.

Dr. Green is on the scientific and medical advisory board of several companies developing pharmaceutical therapies for celiac disease.

Peter H R Green, MD
Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Ave Ste 936
New York, NY 10032-3722
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University of Sydney, Australia


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Hospital Affiliations

  • Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

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  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom HMO]
  • United Health Care [POS, Columbia POS]
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