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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Khorshidi is skilled in both General and Advanced Endoscopy with a background in Internal Medicine from Montefiore Medical Center and Liver Transplantation from Mount Sinai Medical Center.
  • Dr. Khorshidi has the ability to provide excellent care in common clinical conditions such as Colorectal Cancer Screening, Chronic Constipation, Anemia, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, Swallowing Disorders, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Acid, Bloating, Gas, as well as more complex diseases of the GI tract, including Pancreatic, Biliary, and Liver diseases.
  • Dr. Khorshidi has authored over 20 papers in the treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases and has received several distinguished research awards from the American College of Gastroenterology and New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • Dr. Khorshidi continues to devote his free time to clinical research to better serve his patient population. His latest peer-reviewed journal publication was in collaboration with Professor Lawrence J. Brandt, former President of the American College of Gastroenterology and Chief of Gastroenterology at Albert Einstein’s College of Medicine.


  • Medical School - Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
  • Montefiore Medical Center (Residency)
  • Maimonides Medical Center (Fellowship)
  • Touro College and University System, Master’s in Biomedical Sciences

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • ACG Presidential Poster Award
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Research Award
  • Dean’s Honor List: School of Medicine, Touro, and NYU
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon—National Chemistry Honor Society, Vice President
  • National Dean's Honor List
  • NYU Chancellor's Scholarship
  • NYU Honors Scholar
  • NYU Founders’ Day Award
  • Bose KP, Khorshidi I, Southern WN, Brandt LJ: “The Impact of Ethnicity and Obesity on the Course of Colonic Diverticulitis”; Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2013 Feb;47(2):160-164
  • Southern WN, Rahmani R, Aroniadis O, Khorshidi I, Thanjan A, Ibrahim C, Brandt LJ: “Postoperative Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea”; Surgery. 2010 Jul;148(1):24-30
  • Farooq S, Rahmani R, Khorshidi I, Tenner S: “Does Intravenous Lidocaine Decrease Pain in Patients Undergoing Propofol Sedation for Endoscopic Procedures?” 2010 Presidential Poster; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 105, Issue s1, p 524, Oct 2010
  • Khorshidi I, Rahmani R, Tsirlin Y, Tenner S: “Spontaneous Enterocutaneous Fistula: A Rare Presentation for Recurrent Transverse Colonic Carcinoma”; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 105, Issue s1, p 329, Oct 2010
  • Rahmani R, Khorshidi I, Brandt LJ: “Race and Ethnicity as Risk Factors for Post-Surgical C. difficile Infection and its Mortality”; Gastroenterololgy. Vol. 134, No. 4, s1, p 671, April 2008
  • Khorshidi I, Chernis G, Rahmani R, Brandt LJ: “The Impact of BMI and Ethnicity on the Course of Colonic Diverticulitis”; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 102, Issue s2, p 260, Sept 2007
  • Khorshidi I, Yousefzadeh E, Mackey V, Greenwald D: “Does Pre-Procedural Counseling by Peers Improve Completion Rates?”; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 102, Issue s2, p 532, Sept 2007
  • Rahmani R, Southern W, Khorshidi I, Brandt LJ: “Post-Surgical Clostridium difficile Infection”; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 102, Issue s2, p 271, Sept 2007
  • Khorshidi I, Maratchi LS, Ho S: “Endoscopic Management of Food Impaction in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract: A Tertiary Care Center Experience”; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 65, No. 5, p330, April 2007
  • Khorshidi I, Greenwald D: “Does Pre-Procedural Counseling by Peers Correlate with Improved Medical Compliance: A Prospective Study at an Inner City Hospital”; Gastroenterology Vol. 132, Issue 4, Suppl. 2, p 809, April 2007
  • Levitt BS, Khorshidi LJ, Ho S: “Post-Procedural Interpretation of ERCP Films by Radiologists: Is it Really Necessary?”; American J. Gastroenterology Vol. 101, Issue s2, pp 122-3, Sept 2006
  • Sotiriadis J, Khorshidi I, Brandt LJ: “Does Colon Ischemia Have a Worse Prognosis When Isolated to the Right Side?”; Gastroenterology Vol. 130, Issue 4, suppl. 2, p 460, April 2006
  • Naschitz JE, Dreyfuss D, Khorshidi I, Rosner I, Gaitini L: “Pulse Transit Time by R-wave Gated Infrared Photoplethysmography”; Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing Vol. 18, No. 5-6, pp 333-42, Review Dec 2004
  • Cardiovascular Reactivity by Fractal and Recurrence Quantification Analysis of Heart Rate and Pulse Transit Time. Journal of Human Hypertension Vol. 17, No. 2, pp 111-118, Feb 2003

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish