Capital Digestive Physician Louis Y. Korman,MD

Louis Y. Korman,MD


Dr. Korman completed his medical school education at the State University of New York in Syracuse, graduating Cum Laude and being elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He moved to Washington, DC in 1978 to continue his training at the National Institutes of Health Digestive Disease branch.

Dr. Korman joined Metropolitan Gastroenterology Group in 1990. In addition to his clinical practice, he teaches gastroenterology and endoscopy in the Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Training Program at the Veterans Administration Hospital/Georgetown University Residency and Fellowship program. He is a past Chairman of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation Medical Advisory Board and past Chair of the Home Health Care Committee of the Jewish Social Services Agency. Nationally, Dr. Korman has been active in the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Korman has been consistently recognized by his peers and his patients as a “Top Doctor” in Washingtonian magazine and Washington Consumers’ Checkbook magazine. Recently, he was honored with the American Gastroenterological Society’s 2015 Distinguished Clinician of the Year Award.

Office Locations

Endoscopy Centers

Medical Education and Training

  • State University of New York / Syracuse, NY / Doctor of Medicine


  • State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center / Syracuse, NY


  • Gastroenterology / State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center / Syracuse, NY

Undergraduate Education

  • Bachelor of Arts / Hunter College, College of the University of New York / Bronx, NY


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  • Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine


Endoscopy Center Affiliations

  • Endoscopy Center of Washington, DC
  • Chevy Chase Endoscopy Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • George Washington University Hospital

Member of

  • Medical Society of the District of Columbia
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America – Member
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Medical Association – Member
  • American Gastroenterological Association – Member
  • American College of Physicians – Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology – Member
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science