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James Church, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

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Colon & Rectal Surgery New York, NY

Staff member in the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland

Overview of Dr. Church

Dr. James Church is a colorectal surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, and Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice 44 years. Dr. Church accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 65 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 4 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery. He has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1985 - 1986
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1983 - 1984
  • Auckland University
    Auckland UniversityM.M.Sc., Anatomy, 1976
  • University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesClass of 1973
  • Auckland University
    Auckland UniversityB.S., Human Biology, 1970

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2021 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2003 - 2008
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2003 - 2007

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2012-2016
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer Castle Connolly, 2011-2016
  • Compassionate Doctors Award 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Web-Based Model for Predicting Time to Surgery in Young Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: An Internally Validated Study  
    Matthew F Kalady, Marc Monachese, Carol A Burke, Shashank Sarvepalli, James M Church, Nature
  • Adenoma detection at colonoscopy by polypectomy in withdrawal only versus both insertion and withdrawal: a randomized controlled trial  
    Sanaka MR; Parsi MA; Burke CA; Barnes D; Rizk M; Zein N; Joseph R; Thota PN; Lopez R; Kiran RP., Surgical Endoscopy, 1/1/2015
  • Smoking-associated risks of conventional adenomas and serrated polyps in the colorectum  
    Figueiredo JC; Crockett SD; Snover DC; Morris CB; McKeown-Eyssen G; Sandler RS; Ahnen DJ; Robertson DJ; Burke CA; Bresalier RS; Church TR; Baron JA, Cancer Causes & Control, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Mapping Serrated Polyps: Are They Part Of The Syndrome?
    L. LaGuardia, M. O’Malley, C. Burke, M. Kalady, Dis Colon Rectum, 1/1/2013
  • Mission Control In Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: An Analysis Of Cancer Deaths In Families, Generation By Generation
    L. LaGuardia, M. O’Malley, C. Burke, M. Kalady, Dis Colon Rectum, 1/1/2013
  • The Yield Of Office Colonoscopy: What Should A Colonoscopist Expect To Find?
    Wu H, Kravochuck, S, Dis Colon Rectum, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Hereditary Colorectal Cancer in 2015 
    Minneapolis, MN - 1/22/2015
  • Management of Desmoid Disease in FAP 
    Minneapolis, MN - 1/22/2015
  • Difficult Perianal Fistulae 
    Minneapolis, MN - 1/22/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Can Stool Tests Really Detect Colon Cancer?
    Can Stool Tests Really Detect Colon Cancer?March 19th, 2018
  • Why the Jonas Brothers Will All Have Early Screening for Colorectal Cancer
    Why the Jonas Brothers Will All Have Early Screening for Colorectal CancerFebruary 28th, 2018
  • Colon Cancer Rising Among Young Adults and Researchers Have No Clue Why
    Colon Cancer Rising Among Young Adults and Researchers Have No Clue WhyAugust 10th, 2017
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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