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Lincoln Hernandez

  • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR Medicine, Gastroenterology
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  • Gastroenterology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Univ. Nacional Pedro H. Urena

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    NYU Downtown Hospital

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology & Hematology
    Tulane University Medical Center


     Lincoln Hernandez, M.D. completed his internal medicine residency at NYU Downtown Hospital. This was followed by fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center; during this time he was Instructor in Clinical Medicine and subsequently became a research fellow at Columbia University's Celiac Disease Center. He completed his fellowship training in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Tulane University's School of Medicine in New Orleans. After spending some time as a Gastroenterologist for Ochsner Clinic, her returned to New York City where he currently practices. His focus include; colon cancer screening, polypectomy,, upper endoscopoy, dyspepsia, celiac disease, anorectal disorders and chronic liver disease.


  • 2005 -
    The Program Director's Award;
    Dept. of Medicine NYU Downtown Hospital

  • 2005 -
    The John T. Flynn Yound Investigator Award
    NYU Downtown Hospital


Dorn S, Hernandez L, Minaya M, Morris C, Hu Y, Lewis S, Leserman J, Jangdiwala S, Green P, Drossman D. Psychosocial factors are more important than Disease Activity in Determining Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Health Status in Adults at a Celiac Disease Referral Center. [abstract]. Dig. Dis Sci. 2010; 55:. 3154.63.

Dorn S, Hernandez L, Minaya M, Morris C, HU Y, Leserman J, Lewis S, Lee A, Bangdiwala S, Green P, Drossman D. The development and validation of a new coeliac disease quality of life survey (CD-QOL). [abstract]. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010; 31:. 666-75.

Mukherjee R, Egbuna I, Hernandez L, Mc Mahon D, Shane E, Bhagat G, Green P. Celia Disease: Similar Presentations in the Elderly and Young Adults [abstract]. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;.

Manavalan J, Hernandez L, Shah J, Konikkara J, Naiyer A, Lee A, Ciaccio E, Minaya M, Green P, Bhagat G. . Serum cytokine elevations in celiac disease: Association with disease presentation. [abstract]. Hum Immuno. 2010; 71:. 50-7.

Naiyer A, Shah J, Hernandez L, Kim S, Ciaccio E, Cheng J, Manavalan S, Bhagat G. Tissue transglutaminase antibodies in individuals with celiac disease bind to thyroid follicles and extracellular matrix and may contribute to thyroid dysfunction. [abstract]. Thyroid. 2008; 11:. 1171: 1178 .

Naiyer A, Hernandez L, Kim S, Ciaccio E, Pappadakis K, Manavalan S, Bhagat G, Green P. Comparison of commercially available serologic kits for detection of Celiac Disease.. J Clin Gastroenterology 2008 August 21;.

Ciaccio E, Bhagat G, Naiyer A, Hernandez L, Green P. Quantitative assessment of the degree of villous atrophy in patients with celiac disease. [abstract]. J ournal Clinical Pathology. 2008;.

Hernandez L, Jonhson T, Naiyer A, Kryszak D, Ciaccio E, Min A, Bodenheimer H, Brown Jr. R, Fasano A, Green P. Chronic Hepatits C Virus and Celiac Disease, is Screening Necessary?. Digestive Disease Sci 2008 January; 53(1): 256-61.

Hernandez L, Green P. Extraintestinal Manifestations of Celiac Disease. [abstract]. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2006; 8:. 383-89.

Hernandez , Afzal , Lee , Ciaccio , Bhagat , Manavalan , Green . Involvement of systemic serum cytokine levels in the pathophysiology of Celiac Disease (Abstract). Gastroenterology 2006 April; A-70: 486.

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