Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY
Dr. Popov is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and the Manhattan Harbor Healthcare VA Medical Center. Dr. Popov has established the first active Bariatric Endoscopy Program at a Veterans hospital in the U.S and also is a co-founder of the Yale Weight Loss Center. She collaborates closely with the bariatric surgeons at NYU Langone Medical Center to provide endoscopic treatment options for weight regain after gastric bypass and primary endoscopic weight loss methods for patients interested in minimally invasive weight loss options. In her practice, she offers a comprehensive management program for patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and various methods to treat obesity: intragastric balloons, endoscopic gastroplasty and treatment of weight regain after bypass and surgical sleeve gastrectomy; Aspire Assist. Dr. Popov is the site PI for the Spatz 3 Intragastric Balloon Pivotal Study at NYU. Dr. Popov completed a fellowship in digestive diseases at Yale New Haven Hospital, and a PhD in investigative medicine at the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 2014; she also is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine .At NYU, Dr. Popov leads a Bariatric Endoscopy Research group consisting of NYU fellows, residents, and medical students, with multiple active research protocols and grants.