David P. Hudesman, MD

  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-3095

About Me

I was inspired to pursue medicine when I realized it was the best way to combine my interest in science with my desire to help others. As the medical director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, I specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and in endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy, chromoendoscopy, capsule endoscopy, and upper endoscopy.  

I chose to specialize in the treatment and care of people with inflammatory bowel disease, which primarily includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, because this was an area of medicine in which I felt I could make a significant and meaningful difference for my patients and in the overall advancement of research and science. 

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition, so I have the privilege of caring for my patients for long periods of time. This allows me to develop strong, long-term relationships. Getting to know my patients in this way and helping them to become and remain healthy are my favorite parts of being a physician. 

At the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at NYU Langone, we believe it’s important not only to treat the disease but also to care for the whole person. This is why we work in partnership with our patients—to ensure they receive the most effective treatment and care. We provide the latest advances in treatment options, as well as the coordination of nutrition, support groups, acupuncture, surgery (if needed), and other services to ensure that the comprehensive care we provide helps improve all aspects of people’s lives.

Inflammatory bowel disease represents a complex interaction between genetics, gut bacteria, the body’s immune system, and the environment. My research focuses on promising new treatment options for people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. I’m also looking at the role of the gut microbiome in the potential prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these diseases.

Conditions and Treatments

inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diarrhea, colorectal cancer screening, colonoscopy, EGD


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Dir of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program TH
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology), 2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2008
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, NY), 2011
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital, Internal Medicne, 2008
  • MD from Univ. Medicine & Dentistry NJ, 2005

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My Research



  • Disease monitoring in inflammatory bowel disease

    Chang, Shannon; Malter, Lisa; Hudesman, David Chang, Shannon; Malter, Lisa; Hudesman, David
    World journal of gastroenterology : WJG. 2015 Oct 28. 21 (40): 11246-11259

  • Key Concepts in Managing Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - A Pocket Guide

    Malter, Lisa B; Balzora, Sophie M; Wolf, Martin J; Hudesman, David P Malter, Lisa B; Balzora, Sophie M; Wolf, Martin J; Hudesman, David P
    Key Concepts in Managing Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - A Pocket Guide. [New York] : NYUSOM Digital Press (Institute for Innovations in Medical Education), 2014. 19 p. (2169842)

  • Adalimumab for Ulcerative Colitis: Ultra or Just Mediocre

    Hudesman, David Hudesman, David
    Inflammatory bowel diseases. 2013 Jan 3. ?-?

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