Emanuel Yaakobov, FNP-BC joined Gastroenterology and Nutrition, P.C. in 2021. He specializes in General Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He received his undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Nursing Science at Adelphi University and his Master’s of Science with Family Nurse Practitioner specialty at Long Island University CW Post.
During his career Emanuel has worked in the emergency departments at Elmhurst Hospital Center as well as Forest Hills LIJ for several years. In addition, he worked doing homecare nursing visits for Medicaid. After obtaining his Master’s degree Emanuel joined Gastroenterology and Nutrition, P.C. Subsequently he was able to obtain his board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and started working as a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Gastroenterology. He currently has privileges in Forest Hills Hospital along with Dr. Israel and Dr. Davidoff, where he evaluates and follows patients throughout their hospital course. He also evaluates patients in the outpatient setting and assists in identifying disease processes and treatments. Emanuel is a big proponent of preventative care, especially screening colonoscopy to prevent colorectal cancer. Emanuel is compassionate, thoughtful, and always ready to listen and care for all his patients.