Our Gastroenterologists

Our clinicians are full-time faculty members of NYU School of Medicine, board certified and recognized experts in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the digestive tract.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our office at (646) 754-3300.

Elena Nascimbeni Ferran, MD

Dr. Nascimbeni Ferran is a board certified gastroenterologist. She is from Rome, Italy and since childhood she had a passion for medicine and helping others. She graduated with Honors in 1989 from the Medical School, La Sapenza in Rome, moved to the United States and graduated from her residency in internal medicine in 1994. she completed her fellowship in gastroenterology at St. Vincent's Medical Center and continued with a fellowship in liver disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in 1998.

Dr. Ferran has dedicated herself to personalized, compassionate care in private practice since 1998. She has also practiced as a gastroenterologist at the NYU Student Health Center for many years deriving great satisfaction from helping people of all ages. She believes that high quality care comes from knowledge, empathy and the capacity to listen and interact with her patients and their families.

Dr. Ferran has strong interest and extensive experience in prevention and early detection of colon, gastric and esophageal cancer, IBS, and bloating. Her practice also includes care for IBD, gastroesophageal reflux, celiac disease, and fatty liver. She dedicates time, attention and effort to understanding the etiology of symptoms that may have affected patients for many years without an answer or a solution such as in cases of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She performs colonoscopies, gastroesophageal endoscopy, small bowel capsule and breath test.

She is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

Rebekah Gross, MD

Dr. Gross received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University before going on to medical school at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine internship and residency at The Massachusetts General Hospital and then pursued a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital. Prior to joining the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health, she was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College. She was affiliated with the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, a collaborative endeavor of The Rockefeller University, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Gross is also trained in general gastroenterology, including colon cancer screening and endoscopy.

Dr. Gross' clinical interests include colon cancer screening, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and gallbladder disease.  She also specializes in liver disease, including the evaluation of abnormal liver function tests and treatment of fatty liver, hepatitis B and C, primary biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis.  Dr. Gross performs upper endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Eileen Janec, MD

Dr. Janec is a board certified gastroenterologist who completed an Advanced Gastroenterology Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine Barnes Hospital. Her areas of expertise include endoscopic ultrasound and fine needle aspiration (EUS/FNA), therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograpy (ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), enteral stenting, as well as general endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr. Janec is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at New York University School of Medicine and a member of the Perlmutter Cancer Center, and sees patients at the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health, as well as NYU Langone's Trinity Center. She has previously held academic appointments at Washington University School of Medicine and Dartmouth Medical College. Dr. Janec received a Bachelor of Arts from The Johns Hopkins University and a pre-medical certificate from Columbia University in New York City. She received her MD degree from Ross University School of Medicine. In addition to general gastroenterology diseases particular areas of specialization include prevention, diagnosis, staging, and palliative treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, including colon, esophagus, gastric, pancreas, and bile duct. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Melissa Rosen, MD

Dr. Melissa Rosen, a gastroenterologist, graduated with honors from Stanford University. She earned her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and went on to complete her internal medicine internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital; she is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Rosen then pursued a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, with a concentration in inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Rosen is dedicated to the management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Her additional clinical interest include colon cancer screening, gastroesophagel reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, peptic ulcer disease, liver disease, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Dr.Rosen also has a background in clinical research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. She is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Dr. Rosen performs upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and video capsule endoscopy.