Olga C Aroniadis MD, MS

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center

Dr. Olga Aroniadis completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University and graduated summa cum laude. She obtained her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and graduated with a Research Distinction in Gastroenterology. Dr. Aroniadis completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center where she was selected to serve an additional year as a chief resident. She then remained at Montefiore Medical Center for her fellowship in Gastroenterology. To further her training in clinical research, she also obtained a Master's Degree of Clinical Research Methods at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Aroniadis was a faculty member at Montefiore Medical Center from 2015-2019 where she received the Department of Medicine Rising Star Award. Dr. Aroniadis joined the faculty at Stony Brook University in 2019 as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and as the GI Division's Director of Clinical Research.

Dr. Aroniadis' research interests include studying the effects of fecal microbiota transplantation on gastrointestinal diseases, both irritable bowel syndrome and C. difficile infection. In addition to her work on the role of fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent and severe/complicated C. difficile infection, Dr. Aroniadis recently completed a clinical trial to assess the role of fecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. This work was supported by a NIH-funded KL2 career development award from Montefiore/Einstein and was presented at the Distinguished Plenary Session at Digestive Diseases Week in 2018, for which Dr. Aroniadis received recognition for Scientific Accomplishment as an Early Career Investigator. Additionally, Dr. Aroniadis serves on the research committee of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). She is also the Course Director for the biannual ACG Imaging and Pathology Course. Dr. Aroniadis is a practicing clinician and educator in the Department of Medicine. As a clinician and educator, she strives to deliver exceptional patient care to patients with a variety of gastrointestinal disease and is dedicated to teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows.