About us

Doctor Shim

Dr. Shim strives to provide her patients with very best care in digestive diseases and gastrointestinal endonoscopy.

Jan J. Shim, MD, is a premier gastroenterology practice that takes a whole-body wellness approach. At her main office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York, and an additional location in Fort Lee, New Jersey, board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Shim and her team provide comprehensive gastroenterology care.

Dr. Shim treats conditions like constipation, Crohn’s disease, fatty liver, heartburn, colon cancer, and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The practice uses advanced technology and conducts colon cancer screening screenings. All endoscopic procedures are done in collaboration with the anesthesia team painlessly in certified ambulatory facility settings.

Dr. Shim is a caring, compassionate physician who really listens to her patients. She believes in a whole-body approach rather than focusing only on the gastrointestinal system. This gives patients the reassurance they need and the reliable results they’re looking for. All Jan J. Shim, MD, office locations are currently welcoming new patients.

Dr. Shim is board certified in gastroenterology. She has been in private practice for 25 years and sees patients at two offices, Manhattan, New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey. Her practice is limited to gastroenterology and hepatology. She is a member of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Dr. Shim performs endoscopic procedures(upper endoscopy and colonoscopy) at ambulatory surgery centers. They are certified by state recognized accreditation agencies. All the procedures are performed safely and painlessly with anesthesiologist at premise.

Dr. Shim received her bachelor of arts degree from Williams College where she graduated with honors in chemistry. She started at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and went on to complete her medical school education at Washington University School of Medicine. After graduation, she finished internal medicine internship and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She then went to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center for gastroenterology fellowship and Mount Sinai Medical Center for hepatology fellowship.

She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital located in Manhattan, New York.


- Diplomate in Gastroenterology
- Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners


- Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)


- St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
  Gastroenterology Fellowship
- Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
  Hepatology Fellowship with concentration in liver transplant patients
- Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
   Internal Medicine Internship and Residency


- M.D.
- Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO
  Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
   Completed two years of preclinical medical education.

- B.A.
- Williams College, Williamstown, MA
  Major: Chemistry, with Honors, Dean's List