Dr. Jay Cherner, MD

Dr. Jay Cherner, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Jay Cherner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Alpharetta, GA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

3330 Preston Ridge Rd Ste 200

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Contact Information

(770) 410-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
more than 86% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
more than 84% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

103  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (12/21/2000)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Jay Arthur Cherner, Lic #139737

    The physician did not contest the charge of having been disciplined by the Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners for failing to respond appropriately to a patient's condition.

    License surrendered

    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Montefiore Medical Center Of Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Digestive Diseases Branch Of National Institute Of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Young Investigator Award of University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 1987
  • Merit Review Grant of Veterans Administration, 1987-1990
  • Merit Review Grant of Veterans Adminisitration, 1990-1993
Media & Publications

Dr. Cherner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cherner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherner to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Cherner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very unprofessional. I had a doctors appointment in August and here it is March and they are sending me a bill. A bill that I was not made aware of in August for the office visit. They explained at the visit I would not have a copay or any bill they instead lied to me and now I have a $300 bill....more
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I was recommended by a co-worker to Dr. Cherner for the dreaded colonoscopy. His office staff and nurse were very courteous and made me feel at ease. Dr. Cherner was very pleasant and took the time to discuss all my concerns and also ended up scheduling a Endoscope to stretch my Schatzi ring due...more
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