Peter M. Varunok, M.D., FACG

Dr. Peter M. Varunok is a board certified gastroenterologist. He completed medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College in Brooklyn, completed his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and his fellowship at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. Dr. Varunok has a strong interest in diseases of the liver, with many years of experience in clinical trials in liver research. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).

He is the Principal Investigator for all of our Hepatitis C studies, is primary Hepatologist for Premier Medical Group, and is Medical Director of Clinical Research for the GI Division of Premier Medical Group.

Dr. Varunok remains active in community affairs, serves on the Speakers Bureau for Hepatitis C and is dedicated to supplying health care to all those in need. In the past, he has visited Arequipa, Peru for a Medical Mission. He was elected Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and is a member of the American Association of the Study of Liver Disease, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Physicians, New York State, and the Dutchess County Medical Society. He joined Premier Medical Group in 1993.

Areas of Expertise

Hepatitis C


Liver disease

Research for Hepatitis C and other liver diseases

Hospital Affiliations

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
241 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Board Certification

Diplomate of the American Board of Gastroenterology

Professional Medical Societies

Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, AASLD

American College of Gastroenterology

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American College of Physicians

New York State Medical Society

Dutchess County Medical Society

Bridgeview Endoscopy

Bridgeview Endoscopy is an outpatient, endoscopic facility specializing in the screening and the treatment of various digestive problems.
Our board certified gastroenterologists provide compassionate, high quality care in a private, relaxed setting.






Suite 3300
PoughkeepsieNY 12601

Please be advised that if you do not give at least 24 hours’ notice of cancellation of your scheduled appointment,

a no-show fee of $150 will be billed to your account.