All professionals at maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Chintan Modi, MD
    President at Premier Gastroenterology Consultants.

    Dr. Modi is a companionate, caring, and sensible gastroenterologist serving the community of Edison, NJ since July, 2013. He is board certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is experienced and specialist in all aspects of digestive diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.  

    Dr. Modi obtained his medical degree from Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India. Dr. Modi then completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the Seton Hall University, NJ.

    Dr. Modi is a clinical assistant professor at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. He also serves as a teaching faculty in gastroenterology fellowship program at Care Point Health System in Bayonne, NJ. He is a member of “Executive committee” and “Peer Review Committee” at JFK hospital in Edison, NJ.
    Dr. Modi is dedicated to help patients receive optimum investigation and treatment for their positive and enjoyable lifestyle. His awareness of different languages including English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu and Gujarati, makes him accessible to the patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. He believes in listening to each patient and creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health.

    Following are his latest podcasts :

    1)   The Surg with Dr. Modi

    2)   JFK spotlight - colonoscopies

    Recent articles: 

    1)     5 Things to know about colonoscopy. # page 6

    2)    How do I stay regular ? # page 5

  • Christine Tufano, FNP, APN
    Advance Practitioner Nurse

    Christine Tufano, FNP, APN 

    Christine obtained her Masters degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from the College of New Jersey. After graduating with honors, she became an integral part of our team in 2019. She has the clinical knowledge and expertise to provide specialized care to patients with a range of gastroenterology conditions. Treating people in a holistic manner is something Christine focuses on with each individual patient. 

    Her previous experience as a critical care nurse prompted her current focus on providing comprehensive care. She also has special interest in preventative medicine. 

    Christine provides a detailed approach when seeing patients—addressing their physical, emotional, and social needs. “I enjoy meeting new patients, forming bonds with established patients, and developing relationships with each of them with the overall goal of building patient trust and achieving positive health outcomes” she said.

    In her free time Christine enjoys spending time with her two children and husband, traveling, cooking, and going to the beach. 

  • Shaina Yadav, PAC
    Physician Assistant

    Shaina Yadav is a board certified physician assistant licensed to practice in NJ and NY. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Kean University. She then obtained her Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

    She is passionate about helping patients, actively listening to their needs and guarantees the patient will get her undivided attention during their appointment. She is self-motivated and hardworking with excellent bedside manner as evidenced by patient feedback. She is fluent in English and Hindi. Outside of work, she enjoys watching comedy shows and spending time with her puppy, family and friends. 

  • Dipal - Office Manager

    I am a proud hardworking mother of two boys. I am a nutritionist.  I am fluent in Hindi, Gujarati and English. I have 8 years of experience as a manager in the medical office. I am dedicated to keep my staff happy and my patient healthy.

  • Shilpa Shah
    Medical Assistant

    I am a proud hardworking mother. I am fluent in Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati and English. I have 8 years of experience as a medical assistant. I love to make people laugh and smile. 

  • Mallihai Rajasekaran
    Medical Assistant

    I am a proud hardworking mother. I am fluent in Tamil and English. I have one years of experience as a medical assistant. I am very humble. There is nothing more fulfilling to me than taking care of those in need. 

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