Michael G. Kantrowitz, DO, MS

Vice Chair, Quality and Safety, Department of Medicine

Maimonides Physician





About Me

Michael G. Kantrowitz, DO, MS is an attending in the Division of Gastroenterology at Maimonides Medical Center providing both inpatient and outpatient consultation for digestive diseases as well as performing endoscopic procedures. In addition to his clinical practice, he serves as Vice Chair for Quality and Safety in the Department of Medicine and received his Master's in Healthcare Quality and Safety from the College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. He also plays a prominent role in educating resident physicians as an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine residency program. Dr. Kantrowitz attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Maimonides and was then selected as a Chief Resident. He went on to be the medical center's fellow in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and subsequently an Associate Patient Safety Officer before returning to clinical training in gastroenterology at Maimonides. Combining his passion for helping patients navigate gastrointestinal disease with his interests in quality and safety, Dr. Kantrowitz seeks to provide a high standard of care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Colorectal Cancer Care
  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Biliary/Gallbladder Diseases
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Diseases


  • Upper Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy


Medical Degree

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine


Maimonides Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center


American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology


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

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