Steven Itzkowitz, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF


Mount Sinai

C5 Coalition

Steering Committee Member

Dr. Itzkowitz is Professor of Medicine and Oncological Sciences and Director of the GI Fellowship Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Itzkowitz is past Chair of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Section of the American Gastroenterological Association and immediate past Co-Chair of the New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (“C5 Coalition”). He is the founder and Medical Director of the Mount Sinai CO-CARE Registry for patients and their relatives who are at high risk of colon cancer. His research has focused on reducing disparities in colon cancer screening in the general population, developing new non-invasive stool DNA tests to screen for colon cancer, and detecting and preventing colon cancer in inflammatory bowel disease.