Dr. Ype DeJong, MD

Dr. Ype DeJong, MD

Hepatology  ·  

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Dr. Ype DeJong, MD is a hepatology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in hepatology.Read his story

The Center for the Study of Hepatitis C

1305 York Ave Fl 4

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group

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Hepatitis C
more than 80% of peers
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
more than 23% of peers

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Dr. DeJong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DeJong "Ype de Jong studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam Medical School. After completing his master's in Amsterdam he conducted research into the immunopathogenesis of Crohn's disease at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, with which he obtained his PhD. He subsequently completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, followed by a fellowhip in Gastroenterology at the same institution. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr de Jong is an intricate part of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, both as a physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and as a Visiting Clinical Fellow at The Rockefeller University."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeJong "Dr Ype de Jong is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and an Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell campus. He joined the faculty after completing his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. In his patient practice Dr. de Jong's interests include viral hepatitis, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease as well as liver disease associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In addition he is trained in general Gastroenterology, including endoscopy and colon cancer screening. His research interests are geared to better understanding how hepatitis viruses can evade the immune system and are able to chronically persist in a subset of those infected. To this end he is working on developing new models for hepatitis C virus infection in the basic science arm of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C at The Rockefeller University."
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1  Specialties

  • Hepatology

2  Board Certifications

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

7  Conditions Treated

  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • End-Stage Liver Failure
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

7  Procedures

  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Medication Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ype DeJong, MD
Dr. De Jong is extremely attentive, thorough, and caring. He spends an appropriate amount of time listening to patients and explaining treatment options. I completely trust his guidance, advice, and that he is recommending the best course of action for me.
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