Yasutoshi Shiratori, MD

Maimonides Physician


Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastroenterology


English, Japanese

About Me

Dr. Yasutoshi Shiratori is a therapeutic endoscopist with international experience in gastroenterology treatments. He trained in Japan at St. Luke's International Hospital and completed his therapeutic endoscopy fellowship in Canada at Sherbrooke University. His practice is focused primarily on gastrointestinal cancer treatments, third space endoscopy such as POEM, and hepatobiliary treatments.
nDr. Shiratori is active in clinical research based on training at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and has published outstanding articles. In addition, Dr. Shiratori serves as an award-winning reviewer for the most essential professional endoscopy journal - Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. This allows him to be at the forefront of scientific knowledge regarding gastrointestinal treatments.
nDr. Shiratori holds memberships for the following organizations: American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE), Fellow of Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (FJGES), Japanese Society of Gastroenterology (JSG), Japanese Gastroenterological Association (JGA), and Japanese Society of Internal Medicine (JSIM).

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced/Interventional Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Premalignant Lesions or Early Cancers of the Esophagus, Stomach and Colon
  • Bile Duct Stones/Cholangitis/Bile Duct Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Dysphagia (Difficulty with Swallowing)/Achalasia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal Obstruction


  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • 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
  • Dilation & Stent Placement for Benign and Malignant Structures
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleeding & Varices


Medical Degree

Dokkyo Medical University, Japan


St. Luke's International Hospital, Japan; Sherbrooke University Hospital, Canada


  • Aetna
  • Centers Plan
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Oxford
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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