Robert Burakoff, MD, Gastroenterology, New York, NY, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell


Gastroenterology New York, NY

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Esophagus Disease

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Overview of Dr. Burakoff

Dr. Robert Burakoff is a gastroenterologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice 45 years. Dr. Burakoff accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 117 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and one of 106 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

Education & Training

  • Columbia UniversityMPH, Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Mangement, 1998 - 2000
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1975 - 1977
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusResidency, Internal Medicine, 1972 - 1975
  • Albany Medical College
    Albany Medical CollegeClass of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 1999 - Present
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1975 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1974 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly and US News and World Report Best Docotrs 2004-2016
  • Boston Magazine Castle Connolly, 2010-2013
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
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Publications & Presentations



  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Art & Science in the Diagnosis & Treatment in 2012 
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts - 9/28/2012

Press Mentions

  • 3 Gastroenterology Leaders to Know
    3 Gastroenterology Leaders to KnowFebruary 20th, 2020
  • 127 GI Physicians to Know in 2018
    127 GI Physicians to Know in 2018December 31st, 2018
  • 1st CME-Accredited Virtual Reality Course Launched for GI Surgeons
    1st CME-Accredited Virtual Reality Course Launched for GI SurgeonsDecember 3rd, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Tufts Health Plan PPO
    UniCare 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