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Professional Statement

  • Dr. James Palma is a gastroenterologist treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and is affiliated with the Saint Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Palma is also a member of the American Gastroenterological Association.
  • For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Palma attended the City College of New York, graduating summa cum laude. He pursued his medical degree at the Colombia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Palma continued his medical education at the Saint Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center. Here, he received internal medicine residency training and completed a fellowship in gastroenterology.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Palma can receive a full range of gastroenterological services. He provides colonoscopy, colon cancer screenings, liver biopsy, and general consultations. Treatment is available for issues including gallstones, stomach pain, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreas problems, hemorrhoids, acid reflux, and eating disorders.


  • Medical School - Columbia University
  • Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish