Contact Info

Premier Medical Group
243 North Road, Suite 303
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

969 Main Street
Fishkill, NY 12524

(845) 471-9410

(845) 471-7943


Farshad Elmi, M.D., FACG

Gastroenterologist, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill


Dr. Farshad Elmi is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He attended medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and then moved to the United States to continue his medical education. Dr. Elmi completed his internship at Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut and medical residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

He then served as medical faculty at University of Iowa, School of Medicine where he taught medical students and house staff for three years. He then did a Fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. During his time in Iowa, he also attended School of Public Health at University of Iowa and obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Elmi then moved to New Haven, Connecticut where he did a fourth year fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy at Yale University.  He has received extensive training in all diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopic procedures including Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and Endoscopic Ultrasound with fine needle aspiration (EUS with FNA). Dr. Elmi has an interest in general Gastroenterology and various endoscopic procedures, particularly EUS, and has published extensively in several medical journals. He joined the practice in 2010.

area of expertise

  • General gastroenterology
  • Diagnosis & management of pancreatobiliary diseases
  • Upper endoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, ERCP, EUS and FNA of various GI lesions

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

St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
70 Dubois Street
Newburgh, NY 12550

board certification

Diplomate of the American Board of Gastroenterology
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Medical Societies

  • Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association



Fellowship Advanced Endoscopic Fellowship 2009-2010
Yale University – New Haven, CT

Fellowship Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2006-2009
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics – Iowa City, IO

Graduate School Clinical Investigation 2003-2009
University of Iowa – Iowa City, IO

Residency Internal Medicine 2001-2003
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa – Iowa City, IO

Medical School 1989-1996
Tehran University of Medical Sciences – Tehran, Iran

Endoscopic Ultrasound
Irritable Bowel Syndrome