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Ira Schmelkin, MD

schmelkiniraDepartment of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
    • Fellowship, Gastroenterology (1987-1989)
    • Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine (1984-1987)
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
    M.D. (1982-1984)
  • City University of New York, New York, NY
    B.S., Biomedical Science (1978-1982)

Scholarly Foci

  • Capsule endoscopy of small bowel and colon
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Schmelkin's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American Gastroenterology Association
    • Member (2005-present)
  • American College of Gastroenterology
    • Capsule Endoscopy Special Interest Group
      • Member (2004-present)
    • Member (2002-present)
  • American Society of Gastroenterology
    • Member (1990-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1984-present)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street, Springfield 2606
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated April 2022)