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Dr. Adam Steinlauf

Gastroenterology
New York, NY
31 years experience male

Locations

Present, Chapman, Marion & Steinlauf, MD, PC

New York, NY

Address

12 East 86th Streey, New York, NY
Directions

Practice website

Fax

212-628-3648

About

Bio

I am a gastroenterologist at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC. I also have privileges at NYULangone Medical Centet. I am a partner in Present, Chapman, Marion & Steinlauf, MD, PC. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) which include Crohn's Disease and Ulceratve Colitis.

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! if you have a perirectal abscess which is infected and painful, you need antibiotics and drainage in order for it to resolve.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Motility disorder: This could represent a motility disorder. Once structural causes are ruled out, you may want to consider a gastric emptying study.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
No: Adhesions are scar tissue that result from surgery or other inflammatory processes. They can cause symptoms such as pain or even obstruction, but the... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
TPN: I believe what you are asking is what is peripheral nutrition. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) is the process of giving nutrients in their simplest ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Gastrocolic reflex: Most individuals have to have a bm at some point after eating. This is called the gastrocolic reflex. In essence, it is the body's way of clearing t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Insufficient bowel: Short bowel is the condition where too much intestine is removed resulting in insufficient ability to maintain nutrition. Conditions such as ischemia... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Absolutely: This could be many things, but given distension and pain when walking, concerned about an ileus or obstruction with possible peritoneal signs.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Overuse: Laxatives come in various types. Stimulant laxatives are potentially the most "dangerous" in that there is the potential to cause a weak or "catharti... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
They digest fats: Bile acids are made in the liver and stored in the gall bladder. When you ingest a fatty meal, bile acids are released into the intestine to help dig... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Bloat: A distended stomach results from air in bowel loops. Air in the colon can result in bloat. The passage of gas can relieve this. Air in small bowel ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Pain: Pain and tenderness in the right lower quadrant can be many things including crohn's disease, smoldering appendicitis, or a ureteral stone. Given the... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Yes: Fistula are not age dependant, but rather depend on the medical cause. There are medical causes which can occur in any age group.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Fistula: Absolutely. Fistula between to relatively close loops of bowel may result in no symptoms at all. It depends on where the fistula is and what structu... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Yes: Bacteria can cause a fistula. Bacteria are felt to play a role in crohn's disease, which can result in fistula. Also, complications of infections su... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Digestion & hormones: The pancreas sits behind the stomach in what is call the retroperitoneum. It is involved in secreting enzymes used to digest starches and fats. It a... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Irritated esophagus: Esophagitis is an inflamed esophagus. There are many causes including gerd (reflux) and infections (candida). Treatment is aimed at the underlying c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
GERD?: You may be suffering from gastroesophageal reflux (gerd). This in turn can be caused by gastropatesis, a sluggish stomach. Antacids may help your sy... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Steatorrhea: Fecal fat is the passage of fat in the stool. Fat absorption is a complicated process so there are many potential causes. It can occur from diseases... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Part of bowel: The small intestine is the intestinal tract that lies between the stomach and the colon. It is involved in digesting and absorbing most of the nutrie... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Yes: Reflux leading to an aspiration pneumonia is possible during induction of anesthesia. Just let the anesthesiologist know and the could do a rapid seq... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
31 years experience
Yes: Whenever an endoscopy is done and gastritis and ulcers are diagnosed, we are always looking for tumors, whether or not h. Pylori is found.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Steinlauf is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Steinlauf is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have another question, I was admitted to the hospital for a week 3 of those days I was n ICU for H.pylori.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MediNew York
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Awards

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