Christine Frissora, MD, Gastroenterology, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Gastroenterology New York, NY

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. Associate Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Overview of Dr. Frissora

Dr. Christine Frissora is a gastroenterologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice 27 years. Dr. Frissora accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 254 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and one of 10 doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery who specialize in Gastroenterology.

Education & Training

  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1993 - 1995
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1993
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityClass of 1990
  • Cornell UniversityBA, Biology, 1982 - 1986
  • Cornell University, College of Arts and SciencesB.A., 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 1995 - 1999
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President's Council of Cornell Women Cornell University
  • Dean's Circle -4th Cycle Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Elected to Membership of the Pilgrims of the United States 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clinical trial: dextofisopam in the treatment of patients with diarrhoea-predominant or alternating irritable bowel syndrome  
    Leventer SM, Raudibaugh K, Kassem N, Keogh JC, Phillips J, Mangel AW, Aliment Pharmacol Ther, 1/1/2008
  • Nuances in treating irritable bowel syndrome  
    Frissora C, Rev Gastroenterol Disord, 1/1/2007
  • Review article: the role of antibiotics vs conventional pharmacotherapy in treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome  
    Frissora CL, Cash BD, Aliment Pharmacol Ther, 1/1/2007
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Books/Book Chapters


  • The Science, Diagnosis and Medical Treatment of IBS 
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Center for Advanced Digestive Care - 1/1/2014
  • Treating IBS Patients: In and Out of the Box” and “Beyond Tricyclics: How to Handle Difficult IBS Cases 
  • Approaching the IBS Patient, "Have you Thought of This?" 
    Lenox Hill Hospital - 1/1/2012
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Press Mentions

  • CASES; Going Under the Knife? Your Deepest Secrets Are Probably Safe
    CASES; Going Under the Knife? Your Deepest Secrets Are Probably SafeMay 25th, 2004
  • CASES; Going Under the Knife? Your Deepest Secrets Are Probably Safe
    CASES; Going Under the Knife? Your Deepest Secrets Are Probably SafeMay 25th, 2004

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment