Ilseung Cho, MD

  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Language: English

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

gastrointestinal bleeding, gastrointestinal cancer, gastrointestinal infections, Clostridium difficile infection, stomach disease, colon polyp, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colonoscopy, EGD
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology), 2008
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Hospitals Center, Gasteoenterology, 2008
  • Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2005
  • MD from New York University, 2002
Departments

Research My Research

Dr. Ilseung Cho is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Cho's has a specific clinical interest in technically challenging colonoscopies and high risk polyp resections as well as gastrointestinal bleeding and endoscopic hemostasis.


Dr. Cho’s laboratory focuses on the gut microbiome (the community of bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract) and how it affects health and disease. Specifically, he focuses on the effect of the colonic microbiome on metabolism as well as in the development of colorectal cancer through epigenetic mechanisms. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Nature, Cell, FASEB, PLoS ONE, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Mucosal Immunology, and Nature Reviews Genetics. Dr Cho has contributed to several textbooks, including the current edition of Goldman’s Cecil Medicine, one of the primary textbooks in Internal Medicine. He is the principal or co-investigator on numerous research grants from various organizations including the Doris Duke Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.


Dr. Cho has been featured as an expert commentator for organizations such as CBS, the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and National Public Radio. As a faculty member at the NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Cho serves as a Master Scholar Advisor for medical students and a faculty mentor for candidates in the Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation program. Previously, he served as the Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology training program. He has received numerous honors for his work as an educator, including the Gastroenterology Faculty of the Year Award at the NYU School of Medicine.

Publications

  • Antibiotics in early life alter the murine colonic microbiome and adiposity

    Cho, Ilseung; Yamanishi, Shingo; Cox, Laura; Methe, Barbara A; Zavadil, Jiri; Li, Kelvin; Gao, Zhan; Mahana, Douglas; Raju, Kartik; Teitler, Isabel; Li, Huilin; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Blaser, Martin J Cho, Ilseung; Yamanishi, Shingo; Cox, Laura; Methe, Barbara A; Zavadil, Jiri; Li, Kelvin; Gao, Zhan; Mahana, Douglas; Raju, Kartik; Teitler, Isabel; Li, Huilin; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Blaser, Martin J
    Nature. 2012 Aug 30. 488 (7413): 621-626

  • Altering the Intestinal Microbiota during a Critical Developmental Window Has Lasting Metabolic Consequences

    Cox, Laura M; Yamanishi, Shingo; Sohn, Jiho; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Leung, Jacqueline M; Cho, Ilseung; Kim, Sungheon G; Li, Huilin; Gao, Zhan; Mahana, Douglas; Zarate Rodriguez, Jorge G; Rogers, Arlin B; Robine, Nicolas; Loke, P'ng; Blaser, Martin J Cox, Laura M; Yamanishi, Shingo; Sohn, Jiho; Alekseyenko, Alexander V; Leung, Jacqueline M; Cho, Ilseung; Kim, Sungheon G; Li, Huilin; Gao, Zhan; Mahana, Douglas; Zarate Rodriguez, Jorge G; Rogers, Arlin B; Robine, Nicolas; Loke, P'ng; Blaser, Martin J
    Cell. 2014 Aug 14. 158 (4): 705-721

  • Inferred metagenomic comparison of mucosal and fecal microbiota from individuals undergoing routine screening colonoscopy reveals similar differences observed during active inflammation

    Tang, Mei San; Poles, Jordan; Leung, Jacqueline M; Wolff, Martin J; Davenport, Michael; Lee, Soo Ching; Lim, Yvonne A L; Chua, Kek Heng; Loke, P'ng; Cho, Ilseung Tang, Mei San; Poles, Jordan; Leung, Jacqueline M; Wolff, Martin J; Davenport, Michael; Lee, Soo Ching; Lim, Yvonne A L; Chua, Kek Heng; Loke, P'ng; Cho, Ilseung
    Gut microbes. 2015. 6 (1): 48-56

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