Dr. Babak Mohajer is a board certified Gastroenterologist who has cared for patients in private practice since 2000.
Dr. Mohajer grew up in New York City and Tehran, attending the United Nations International School on the lower east side of Manhattan. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and then returned to New York to serve his residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, earning the distinction of Chief Resident in his final year of Internal Medicine training.
Following his residency, Dr. Mohajer served a three-year fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California at Irvine.
Dr. Mohajer returned to New York in 2000 and joined Gramercy Park Physicians, where he practiced Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology for more than 10 years. In 2011, he began his own private practice at 155 5th Avenue and in 2016 he moved his practice to 20 West 20th Street in the Flatiron District.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Mohajer has also served as Associate Attending in Medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center since 2000, and has been awarded "Outstanding Teacher of Internal Medicine" by Beth Israel.
Dr. Mohajer is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association and American Society of Gastronterology. His research has been presented at the Digestive Disease Week Conference and at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterologists. His research also has been published in Frontiers of Bioscience.
Dr. Mohajer ranks very highly by national gastroenterology quality indicators. His Adenoma Detection Rate is 41% for 2015, well above the recommendation from professinal societies of 25% for males and 15% for females. Additionally, his average withdrawal time for negative screening colonosopy over 12 minutes, almost twice as long as the recommended average of six minutes.
Dr. Mohajer is also highly rated by his patients, earning 5-star ratings on ZocDoc, Health Grades, Vitals and Yelp and has received Patient Choice Awards and National Top Physicians Award yearly since 2008.