Heather Klavan, MD

Heather Klavan

Specializing In

  • Gastroenterology

Biography

Dr. Heather Klavan is double board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Health Medical Center. She graduated summa cum laude in Neuroscience from Tulane University. She earned her medical degree with AOA honors from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine with a distinction in gastroenterology research. Dr. Klavan then completed internship at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Klavan has a variety of clinical and research interests. She has a particular expertise in novel endoscopic, nonsurgical weight loss procedures and the medical management of obesity. In her capacity as the Co-Director of the Integrative Weight Management Program at Concorde Medical Group, she hopes to provide this cutting-edge technology to help her patients achieve their weight loss goals. In addition, her special clinical interests include gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer screening and prevention, and liver disease (cirrhosis, fatty liver/NASH).

She has numerous peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature in topics including GERD/Barrett’s Esophagus, liver cirrhosis, and a publication in Nature Scientific Reports outlining the discovery of a newly identified anatomic structure in the human GI tract. Dr. Klavan prides herself in providing compassionate and individualized expert care for each of her patients. She performs upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy, pH testing, gastric balloon placement and endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) for weight loss.

Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD, New York, NY 2012

Internship

Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian, Internal Medicine, New York, NY 2012-2013

Residency

Yale-New Haven Hospital, Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT 2013-2015

Fellowship

Yale-New Haven Hospital, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, New Haven, CT 2015-2018

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology 2018

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine 2015