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Denzil Etienne, MD

Denzil Etienne, MD

Attending, Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Physicians Pavilion
86 Saint Felix Street
7th Floor
Internal Medicine
Medical School: 
St. George's University
SUNY Upstate University
SUNY Upstate University
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Board Certification: 
Medical Conditions Treated: 
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Esophagitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gastritis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Viral hepatitis (HCV, HBV, etc.)
  • Cirrhosis and other chronic liver disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Colon cancer
  • Constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Hereditary polyposis syndrome
  • Pancreatitis
Treatment and Procedures: 
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Biopsy and polypectomy
  • Stricture dilation
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement
Public Transportation Available: 
Access for the Disabled: 
Languages Spoken in Office: 
English, Spanish
About Denzil Etienne, MD: 

Denzil Etienne, MD, is as an attending physician specializing in gastroenterology in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is also Associate Program Director of the Division’s large fellowship program, as well as Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Etienne attended St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Syracuse, NY. He subsequently completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Dr. Etienne's interests include inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, irritable bowel syndrome and colon cancer epidemiology, particularly health care disparities among urban minority populations. His scholarly activity has led to publication of his work in several peer reviewed journals. He has also presented his work at several national gastroenterology conferences, including Digestive Disease Week and the American College of Gastroenterology. In addition to his scholarly pursuits, Dr. Etienne remains actively engaged in community outreach endeavors to promote colon cancer awareness and screening.

He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Dr. Etienne is board-certified in gastroenterology.

As a graduate of The Brooklyn Hospital Center gastroenterology fellowship program, Dr. Etienne brings a valuable perspective to our gastroenterology fellowship training program and serves to augment the clinical and academic experience of our fellows in training.

Medical Service: 
Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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