Meyer N. Solny, MD, FACG, AGAF
Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Expert

Dr. Solny is an expert gastroenterologist board-certified and trained at Columbia and Cornell. He has had an active gastroenterology practice for the past 25 years and is on staff at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. Experienced as a medico-legal consultant and expert witness for both plaintiff and defense; Dr. Solny is skilled in the explanation of complex medical issues to juries in a clear, evidence-based manner.

One East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021
212.570.6945 212-472-7687
drmns@drsolny.com

EDUCATION

B.A., magna cum laude, Yeshiva University, New York, NY 1970
M.D., Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 1974
M.B.A., Columbia Business School, New York, NY 2000

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING & FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS

Intern in Medicine 1974 - 1975
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Junior Assistant Resident in Medicine 1975 - 1976
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Senior Assistant Resident in Medicine 1976 - 1977
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology 1977 - 1979
The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine 1977

Board Certified, Gastroenterology 1979

LICENSURE

# 124712 New York State

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Solo private practice of internal medicine and gastroenterology 1979 - Present

Assistant Attending Physician 1977 1999
Associate Attending Physician 1999 Present
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

Clinical Instructor in Medicine
Weill Cornell College of Medicine 1979 - Present

PUBLICATIONS

Solny MN, Failing GR, Borges JS. Bacillus cereus osteomyelitis. Arch Int Med 137: 401, 1977.

Solny MN, Franklin JE. Oral cholecystography during convalescence from acute alcoholic pancreatitis. Gastroenterology 74: 964, 1978.

Tuazon CU, Murray HW, Levy C, Solny MN, et al. Serious infections from Bacillus sp. JAMA 241: 1137-1140, 1979.

ABSTRACTS

Solny MN, Kassan SS, Kammerer WH, Lockshin MD, Shaefer RA. Gastrointestinal perforation associated with cortisteroid therapy. Gastroenterology 72: 5, A-111, 1977.

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Gastroenterology is the medical study of the stomach and intestines. The gastroenterologist will often use an endoscope as part of the examination and therapy. An endoscope is a thin flexible tube used for examining the interior of a bodily canal or hollow organ. By using this instrument, the physician can examine the intestinal tract, acquire biopsies, remove polyps and gather images. 

CONSULTANCIES

Physician Advisory Board, ePocrates

SOCIETIES

Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American Gastroenterological Association
Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Member, New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Member, New York Gastroenterological Association

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