Irina Kaplounov, MD

Irina Kaplounov, MD

Irina Kaplounov, MD

  • Gastroenterology

The cornerstone of my practice is compassionate care. Every patient deserves not just the latest scientific treatment and diagnostic tools, but a human touch—medical care with a personalized, patient centered approach.

Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Prevention


  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Hemorrhoid Ligation

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gall Stones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations &


  • Gastroenterology Group of Northern NJ

    420 Grand Ave Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-569-7044
    Fax: 201-569-1999


About Irina Kaplounov

Dr. Kaplounov is board certified in gastroenterology. In addition to diseases and disorders of the digestive tract, including acid reflux diseases (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, and colon cancer, she specializes in the treatment of chronic liver conditions, including cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis C, and hepatobiliary diseases.

Dr. Kaplounov completed her fellowship training at St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital and at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kaplounov practices at the Gastroenterology Group of Northern New Jersey and participates in Englewood Hospital’s bloodless medicine program. In addition to English, Dr. Kaplounov speaks Russian.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019, 2018: (201) Magazine: Bergen's Top Doctors
  • 2015: Healthy Living Magazine Top Doctor

Professional Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology 

Education &

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology