David Carr-Locke, MD, a Gastroenterologist with The Center for Advanced Digestive Care at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian

Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. David Carr-Locke, who serves patients in New York City, New York.

Dr. Carr-Locke is a is a renowned gastroenterologist, as well as a national and international leader in the field of therapeutic endoscopy. He is currently the Clinical Director of The Center for Advanced Digestive Care at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City, New York. The The Center for Advanced Digestive Care is one of the nation’s leading multidisciplinary centers for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases. 

As Clinical Director of The Center for Advanced Digestive Care, Dr. Carr-Locke oversees the development and implementation of the center’s services, which range from screening colonoscopies to complex endoscopic procedures and surgery. He and his team of GI specialists and researchers are pursuing advances in endoscopic interventions to treat benign and malignant GI tumors, disorders of the bile duct, gallbladder, and pancreas; to manage metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity; and to diagnose and treat more disorders of the GI tract motility.

Dr. Carr-Locke is also a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. Dr. Carr-Locke earned his medical degree from Cambridge University. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Leicester in England. He then undertook a clinical research fellowship in gastroenterology at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.  

Dr. Carr-Locke served as Director of the Endoscopy Institute at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was also on the faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Most recently, he was the Chief for the Division of Digestive Diseases and the Associate Chair of Medicine at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel Medical Center.

A long-standing leader and innovator in the gastroenterology field, Dr. Carr-Locke’s research focuses on biomedical endoscopic devices and therapeutic endoscopy, particularly in the areas of pancreatic and biliary disease, hemostasis, and the endoscopic resection of gastrointestinal tumors.  

Dr. Carr-Locke is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, as well as a Fellow of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Carr-Locke is a respected teacher who lectures throughout the world. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the highest award conferred by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has also published widely in leading journals. Dr. Carr-Locke attributes his success to hard work, family support, and his love for what he does. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to music and playing tennis. 

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, intestines, and biliary system. 

Learn More about Dr. David Carr-Locke:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8136557-David-Carr-Locke-Gastroenterologist or through The Center for Advanced Digestive Care at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, https://www.nyp.org/documents/physician-announcements/NYP-Faculty-Carr-Locke-David.pdf

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