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Neal J. Schamberg

Neal J. Schamberg, MD


About Me

Neal Schamberg, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and hepatologist who specializes in the treatment and diagnosis of patients with conditions affecting the digestive tract and the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

Dr. Schamberg received advanced fellowship training in gastroenterology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he was trained in minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. This training allowed him to bring innovations such as endoscopic ultrasound and Barrett’s esophagus ablation to patients throughout the region.

At Stamford Health, Dr. Schamberg serves as an interventional gastroenterologist at the Heartburn, Reflux, and Esophageal Specialty Center. The center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders and provides a multidisciplinary approach to care.

Dr. Schamberg is a regional leader in therapeutic endoscopy, especially related to treatment and prevention of gastrointestinal cancers such as those of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas and colon/rectum. He is also an expert in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and regularly gives lectures to patient groups and healthcare providers.

Dr. Schamberg has been recognized for his quality care by Connecticut Magazine, Castle Connelly and the Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

During his free time, Dr. Schamberg enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and tennis and traveling. He is also an avid sports fan.



Special Interests

  • Reflux
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Upper endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy with ultrasound
  • Endoscopic treatments


  • Gastroenterology


Medical School

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


New York Presbyterian Hospital


New York Presbyterian Hospital

Published Work

Chen B, Finnerty BM, Schamberg NJ, Watkins AC, Delpizzo J, Zarnegar R. "Transabdominal robotic repair of a congenital right diaphragmatic hernia containing an intrathoracic kidney: a case report." Journal of robotic surgery (2015): 1-4.

Weitzman G, Schamberg NJ, Lake-Bakaar G. “Synergism between Hepatocellular Injury and Shunting in Portosystemic Encephalopathy (PSE): Case Report of Acute Brittle TIPS-Induced PSE.” Dig Dis Sci. 2007

 Fong AM, Erickson HP, Zachariah JP, Poon S, Schamberg NJ, Imai T, Patel DD. “Ultrastructure and function of the fractalkine mucin domain in CX(3)C chemokine domain presentation.” Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2000:275(6); 3781-6

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine


  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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