Dr. Sven Hida , MD

Gastroenterology and Geriatric Medicine

(518) 262-3125

Albany Medical College of Union University
47 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208


Dr. Hida was born in Bucuresti, Romania and lived in Haifa, Israel before settling in New York. He returns upstate to join Premier Medical Group after having completed Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Gastroenterology training at Winthrop-University Hospital in Long Island, NY a program academically affiliated with Stony Brook University, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center as well as Jacobi-Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Hida has trained with Dr. James H. Grendell, Stavros N. Stavropoulos, David M. Friedel, Kavita R. Kongara, Bonnie Pollack as well as Peter Malet for a well balanced experience in pancreatology, hepatology, motility disorders an advanced endoscopic procedures including radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography (ERCP), choledochoscopy (SpyGlass), video capsule endoscopy and spiral enteroscopy With an emphasis on diagnosis and early detection of gastrointestinal and biliary cancers. Dr. Hida is proficient in several languages including Spanish, Hebrew and Romanian. Among several interests, Dr. Hida participated actively in a program similar to Doctors Without Borders called Pediatricians for Central America's Children (PFCAC) where he was working closely with both children and adult patients of El Salvador and Guatemala and has captured those experiences on photographs that have been widely publicized. Dr. Hida has published several papers and studies among which are ones dealing with Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms (IPMN), Eosinophilic Esophagitis With Gastric Heterotopia, Synthesis of tri(m-sulfonatedphenyl)phosphine (tppts): The importance of ph in the work-up, Abbreviated Treatment Course of Hepatitis C Genotype III with Pegylated Interferon Alpha and Ribavirin in Non-Responders, Consideration for Prophylactic Antibiotics in an Immunocompromised Patient Receiving Botulinum Toxin for Gastroparesis, Multiple Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms in a Patient Diagnosed via Endoscopic UltrasoundûFine-Needle Aspiration, Endoscopic Submucosal Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia and Surrogate Consent for Placing Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tubes in Patients With Primary Diagnosis of Dementia and maintains a strong interest in research and development of advanced endoscopic tools and techniques.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 16 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training


Graduation Date: in 2003

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Albany Samuel S Stratton VA Medical Center
  • Albany Medical Center South Clinical Campus
  • Albany Medical Center

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Geriatric Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Individuals & Families
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Health Plan Premier HMO - Individuals
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • MVP Secure - NY
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Hida's Office Information

Albany Medical College of Union University
47 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 262-3125

Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Doctor Hida's Other Office Information

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 262-3125

Fax:(518) 826-2316
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM