Dr. Braha, a graduate of Yeshiva University, received his medical degree from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT-COM) in Old Westbury, New York. He then completed his allopathic (MD) residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He also trained as a visiting clinical fellow in Liver Transplant at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Currently, Dr Braha serves as chief of gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Brooklyn. He is also attending physician at Maimonides Medical Center and Mount Sinai Brooklyn. He is also in private practice with Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy PLLC and performs outpatient endoscopic procedures at The Greater New York Endoscopy Surgical Center.
Dr. Braha is active in education and research in the area of gastroenterology and liver disease. He has been invited to present his research at a number of national and international scientific meetings. His particular interests are in colorectal cancer screening & colonoscopy, gastrointestinal bleeding and liver disease. He performs both endoscopy and colonoscopy, as well as advanced interventional endoscopic procedures such as pancreaticobiliary endoscopy (ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and therapy for symptomatic hemorrhoids.
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Internal Medicine Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Medical Degree: NYIT-COM, Old Westbury, New York
Undergraduate: Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, New York, New York
Braha J, Guttmann S, et al. Getting Polyps off the Street: The Five-Year Experience of a "No-Cost" Screening Colonoscopy Program. Gastroenterology Vol. 142, Issue 5,S-213-S-214. Presented at Digestive Disease Week 2012, San Diego, California.
Braha J. et al. Venous Blood Gas Calculated Hematocrit is an Accurate Predictor of Hematocrit in Patients With Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. Gastroenterology Vol. 142, Issue 5, S-231
Wall I, Badalov N, Braha J, et al. Decreased Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis Related to Early Aggressive Hydration. Gastroenterology Vol. 136, Issue 5, A-75.
Badalov N, Wall I, Braha J, et al. Potential Savings for Federal Funding of a Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in Uninsured Patients. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2008; 103: S1 s404. 1033A Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2008, Orlando, Florida. Senior Fellow Award - Astra Zeneca.