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Dr. Charles Saha

Gastroenterology
NEW YORK, NY
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

NEW YORK, NY

Address

120 East 86th Street, 2nd Floor Suite, NEW YORK, NY, US
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My office hours

Tuesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(212) 427-2008

Insurances accepted

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Group Health Incorporated (GHI)

About

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

94 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Parasite: You have to go to a lab and provide a sample with these worms to have them identified so that the doctor can treat appropriately.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Dysphagia: I would recommend that see an Ear, Nose and throat specialist. They can evaluate if the nature of the problem comes from the throat area or further d... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Alkaline phosphatase: This is a non-specific elevation that is not in an alarming range.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Sinus: It sounds as though you are suffering from a sinus infection. Go to see a doctor as soon as you can.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Panniculitis: I would get an evaluation by a dermatologist to rule out whether you have inflammation of the fat under the skin.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Comedones: You should have them evaluated by your internist or a dermatologist. They will come up with a plan for treatment and prevention.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Constipation: You have to be seen by a gastroenterologist to get a full evaluation as to why you have constipation. That evaluation will include blood testing and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Dysphagia: You will need to be seen by a gastroenterologist. You may need an upper endoscopy or an xray-esophagram to evaluate these symptoms further.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Wound: Your wound appears to be infected. Arrange an appointment with your general practitioner and/or go to an urgent care. They may decide to prescribe a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Abd pain: You should have an evaluation by your gynecologist to make sure that you are not having any post-operative issues such as an infection.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Protonix (pantoprazole): Your physician may have given you Protonix (pantoprazole) for your symptoms, even if your endoscopy did not show "acid reflux".
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Training recovery: Take in a glass of chocolate skim milk after your training session. It will deliver the protein quickly with the addition of the carbs.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Blood in stool: Go to see your physician. The current symptoms could possibly indicate that you may have inflammation or infection of your colon-i.e. Colitis.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Krill oil: There is no contraindication that i can see based on the medications and supplements that you have listed.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Pain in vein: You should have it evaluated by your internist and they may evaluate it with a sonogram to rule out a clot of some kind that is causing the enlargemen... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Pregnant: Ovulation usually occurs midcycle. So calculate about 10 days from the start of your last period and then start having relations with your partner fo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Hair loss: It is normal postpartum to have hair loss but you should go to the doctor to make sure everything is alright with your thyroid and iron levels. Also ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
?UTI: Leukocyte esterase is a product of white blood cells. It may be a sign of a urinary tract infection. Ask to have a urine culture performed and if the... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Flank pain: Flank pain may represent an infection of the kidney. An evaluation by a physician is necessary to establish a diagnosis. They may collect a sample o... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Overweight: Being overweight can cause shortness of breath with exertion. More calories are required for basic metabolic functions. In addition, the weight const... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Hip: The lump that you describe may represent a lipoma. It could also represent a cyst. To be certain, have it looked at in person by a physician.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Burning throat: These symptoms should be evaluated by an ENT physician. On physical examination, including with a nasal endoscopy, they can determine if the burning ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Cirrhosis: Have a visit with your liver specialist. It is concerning that you are having a decreased output of urine relative to your fluid intake. You may nee... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Hypotension: You should have an evaluation by your internist to rule out anemia or an issue with your thyroid and glucose level.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Abdominal distension: I would visit your doctor and consider an abdominal xray or ultrasound to rule out whether you have obstruction or fluid in the abdomen (ascites).
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Urine: I am basing this answer that the fulguration was performed on something in the bladder. If that is the case, then some bloody discharge would be expe... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Cirrhosis: You should have an evaluation with your physician. With your history of hepatitis c and cirrhosis, you want to rule out an infection which may cause ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Sinus pressure: It sounds as if you have a sinus infection. Have a look at by your physician. They will examine your sinus area with a speculum or a tiny endoscope ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Menses: Check with your gynecologist, they may want to perform a pelvic ultrasound to rule out a fibroid or other process.
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Barrett's: Have you had a recent endoscopy to assess the status of the Barrett's esophagus? Also do you follow an anti-reflux dietary modification program?
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Dosage is too high: should only take up to 1000mcg daily
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Incomplete evacuatio: Incomplete evacuation-you should have an evaluation by your internist or gastroenterologist. They will perform a physical examination and decide if y... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Hepatomegaly: There are a number of causes of enlargement of the liver. In your case, it may be due to being overweight-a condition called fatty liver. The best w... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Stomach pain: It may be that you cause some type of irritation as a result of heavy intake of alcohol. Schedule a visit with your doctor to see if you have gastri... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Sore throat: You should have an evaluation by a physician who may elect to perform a throat culture. It may even be a viral culture if the appearance is consisten... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Malaise: Typically, symptoms such these require an evaluation by a doctor. They should include blood pressure evaluation both sitting and standing and blood t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Filling: A nerve may have been injured. Go back to the dentist and have him take a look. Otherwise, rule out an infection.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Knee pain: If the knee joint has swelling or movement causes pain, then it may indicate some injury. That may include a meniscus tear. Go to your doctor to hav... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
UTI: It could be that you have an urinary tract infection. Go to the doctor, have a urine sample taken with a culture.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Knees: Noise can sometimes emanate from movement of joints and usually represent joint fluid moving around. If there is no pain or swelling, then it likely ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Ulcers: I am presuming that what you are describing are viral in origin. Sometimes they are referred to as aphthous ulcers. They come out anytime. For reas... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Abdominal pain: You should call your obstetrician for an immediate appointment to rule out any problems with your pregnancy. They will probably perform a pelvic sono... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Esophageal stricture: The symptoms are consistent with a stricture of the esophagus. You need to be seen by a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation. They may need to p... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Illness: Avoid contact with your mucus membranes (noes and mouth) after contacting others (either handshake, public door knobs, next to someone who has coughed... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Menses: I would have an evaluation by your gynecologist to have a pelvic examination and/or pelvic ultrasound.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Incompl evacuation: You will need to be seen by a gastroenterologist to determine the cause of your incomplete evacuation. Further testing may include a flexible sigmoid... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Mammography: Please have the area examined to rule out a breast related problem. See your doctor and they can determine after an examination if you need further t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Scapula: Did you perform heavy exercise? It may be that you strained the muscles supporting the scapula. The pain going to the arm is due to radiation from t... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Nasal fluid: These symptoms should be evaluated by an ENT physician. On physical examination, including with a nasal endoscopy, they can determine if the fluid is... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Aug 3, 2015
Very thorough and informative.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Dr. Chareles, I will follow your advice, thank you again
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for the reply and advice. I will set up an appointment!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much dr. Charles Saha.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Awards

America' Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Medical Society of the State of New York
American Gastroenterologcal Association
American College of Physician
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