Ryan C Ungaro

Ryan C Ungaro, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Gastroenterology

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Research Topic:

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Dr. Ryan Ungaro is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Ungaro received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and with Distinction in Research. He completed his internal medicine training and served as chief resident at the Mount Sinai Medical Center then went on to complete fellowship training in gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and served as chief gastroenterology fellow. Dr. Ungaro received training in translational inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow and completed a Masters in Biostatistics and Clinical Research Methods at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

Dr. Ungaro specializes in the care of patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. He is Director of the Comprehensive Care for the Recently Diagnosed IBD Patient (COMPASS-IBD) Program at the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center. This program provides interdisciplinary care for recently diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. His research focuses on understanding early IBD including the impact of early intervention on IBD outcomes and precision medicine approaches to improve risk stratification and optimization of therapy for recently diagnosed IBD patients. His work is supported by an NIH K23 Career Development Award and a Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Career Development Award. Dr. Ungaro is on the staff of contributors for the Gastroenterology Selected Summaries Section and is a member of national committees including the AGA Research Awards Panel and the Rising Educators Academics and Clinicians Helping IBD (REACH-IBD) Committee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. He has received various distinctions including being selected for the AGA Future Leaders Program, the Eric R. Lemmer Memorial Award and the Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication.

Certifications

Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Antibiotic-Associated Colitis-C Difficile
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Upper GI Endoscopy

Education

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MS, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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