Manol Jovani, MD, MPH

Maimonides Physician


Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Cancer


English, Albanian, Italian

About Me

Dr. Jovani has international experience with the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases since he trained and conducted research in Italy (University of Bologna and University of Milan) and in the United States (Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University). Dr. Jovani has clinical and research interests in therapeutic endoscopy, including biliopancreatic endoscopy, bariatric endoscopy and third space endoscopy. He is passionate about patient care and strives to provide the latest and best available treatment options to his patients. Dr. Jovani strongly believes that research is key for improving patient care, and therefore is significantly involved in clinical research. He has authored/coauthored over 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including two international guidelines, and has presented his research in the best national and international professional meetings. In addition, he serves as award-winning peer-reviewer for the most important professional journals in the field of gastroenterology and endoscopy. This allows him to be at the forefront of scientific knowledge regarding gastrointestinal diseases and treatments, in particular with regard to therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Jovani also holds memberships to the following organizations: American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE), and the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO).

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Diarrhea/Constipation
  • Anemia
  • Dysphagia (Difficulty with Swallowing)/Achalasia
  • Premalignant Lesions or Early Cancers of the Esophagus, Stomach and Colon
  • Barrett'
  • s Esophagus
  • Obesity
  • Bile Duct Stones/Cholangitis/Bile Duct Cancer
  • Pancreatitis/Pancreatic Cancer
  • Jaundice
  • Gastric Outlet Obstruction


  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
  • Minimally invasive non-surgical treatments for superficial GI cancers: EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection), ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection) and eFTR (Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection)
  • POEM (Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy): Non-Surgical Treatment for Achalasia
  • Radio-Frequency Ablation (RFA) of Barrett'
  • s Esophagus
  • Primary Bariatric Endoscopy for Weight Loss: IGB (Intragastric Balloons), ESG (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty)
  • Management of Weight Regain After Surgery or Complications of Bariatric Surgery: TORe (Transoral Outlet Reduction), Fistula Closure
  • Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS): Non-Surgical Minimally Invasive EUS-Guided Procedures on the Liver and Bile Ducts Including EDGE (Endoscopic Ultrasound Directed TransGastric ERCP), EUS-CDS (EUS-Guided Choledocoduodenostomy), EUS-HGS (EUS-Guided Hepatogastrostomy), EUS-CG (EUS-Guided Cystgastrostomy) and EUS-GBD (EUS-Guided Gallbladder Drainage)


Medical Degree

University of Bologna, Italy


University of Milan, Italy; Johns Hopkins Hospital; Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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