George Dickstein, M.D. FASGE

george-dickstein-mdDr. George Dickstein is a graduate of Cornell University with honors and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction. Dr. Dickstein joined Greater Boston Gastroenterology in 2001 after serving as the Chief of GI at Deaconess Waltham Hospital. He subsequently served as Chief of the Medical Staff at MetroWest Medical Center for two years before accepting his current position there as Chairman of the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Dickstein was on the medical advisory committee of the American Liver Foundation for many years and is published in the fields of liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, GI bleeding and circulatory (ischemic) disorders of the GI tract. He is trained in ERCP, capsule endoscopy, and endoscopic reflux repair techniques and maintains an interest and expertise in the evaluation and management of advanced liver disease. Dr. Dickstein’s areas of interest also include disorders of the bile ducts and pancreas.

Interested in medical education throughout his career, Dr. Dickstein is currently an Academic Dean and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dr. Dickstein is currently on staff at MetroWest Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, the Boston Endoscopy Center and Charles River Endoscopy.

  • 1985 Cornell University, B.S., with honors
  • 1989 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, M.D.with Special Distinction for Research in Gastroenterology
  • 1989 – 1990 Internal Medicine Internship, New England Medical Center
  • 1990 – 1992 Internal Medicine Residency, New England Medical Center
  • 1992 – 1994 Gastroenterology Fellowship, New England Medical Center
  • 1992 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1995 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Gastroenterology
  • 2005, 2015 Re-Certification in Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Fellow
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Massachusetts Gastroenterology Association
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Academic Dean, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Consumers’ Checkbook Top Doctor
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Lifetime Member
  • Community Newspaper’s Group People Choice Award Recipient
  • 2015: Top Doctor Award, Gastroenterologist in Framingham, MA
  • 2012: Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • 2011: Chair, Department of Medicine, MetroWest Medical Center
  • 2008: Chief of Medical Staff, MetroWest Medical Center
  • 2000 – 2004: Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Deaconess-Waltham Hospital
  • 2000 – 2001: President, Medical Staff, Deaconess-Waltham Hospital
  • 1998 – 1999: Chairman, Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, Deaconess-Waltham Hospital
  • 1995: Letter of Commendation, Senator Edward M. Kennedy
  • 1989: Distinction for Research in Gastroenterology Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 1983: Academic Honor Society, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University
  • 1982 – 1985: Dean’s List, Cornell University

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