Dr. Cynthia Quainoo
Board-certified gastroenterologist in Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Cynthia Quainoo, M.D is a Newark, New Jersey native, born to immigrant parents from Ghana, West Africa. After graduating from Smith College, she earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine Residency training and sub-specialty training in Transplant Hepatology at Rutgers- New Jersey School of Medicine. She concluded fellowship training in Gastroenterology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York; she now calls Brooklyn her home.
Dr. Quainoo approach to patient care
Dr. Quainoo has over 10 years’ experience in Gastroenterology/Hepatology. She has a special interest in raising awareness about colorectal cancer screening and prevention. She believes that education, open discussions, and cultural competence are critical in bridging healthcare inequities. Furthermore, she emphasizes the importance of preventative health care and encourages healthy eating, a balanced lifestyle, and regular exercise coupled with routine medical checkups and screenings.