About the Doctors

The physicians of Hampshire Gastroenterology Associates, LLC are all active staff members of the Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts and participate in the acute care of patients referred for treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. Among our areas of expertise include diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel diseases, Celiac Sprue, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, therapeutic ERCP, acute and chronic liver diseases (including treatment of Hepatitis B and C) and video capsule endoscopy among others. In addition, we take an active role in promoting colorectal cancer screening by performing colonoscopies and are committed to colon cancer prevention.

Dr. Berkman

David A. Berkman, MD

Dr. Berkman is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College in New York. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, and he completed a clinical fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

Dr. Berkman has been in practice in Northampton since 1995.

Dr. Cooley

Jeffery S. Cooley, MD

Dr. Cooley is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and gastroenterology fellowship at New England Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Cooley has 17 years of gastroenterology experience. He taught and worked at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston before he joined the Cooley Dickinson staff in 2006.

Dr. Meyers

Frank T. Meyers, MD

Dr. Meyers earned his medical degree at the University of the State of New York. He completed his internship at New York Medical College and his residencies at New England Deaconess Hospital and Lahey Clinic, both in Boston.

 

Dr. Meyers is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He has been practicing gastroenterology and treating those with liver disease for 30 years. He performs upper and lower endoscopies and lectures regularly for the medical staff at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

Dr. Tassoni

Joseph P. Tassoni, Jr., MD

Dr. Tassoni earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College. He completed his internal medicine residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in New York, and he completed his gastroenterology fellowship at New England Medical Center Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Tassoni is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He has been practicing gastroenterology since 1990. He was previously chairman and director of medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.

Dr. Zucker

Geoffrey M. Zucker, MD, FACP

Dr. Zucker is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School UMDNJ in New Jersey. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Illinois, and he completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and liver disease at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Dr. Agarwal

Dr. Agrawal

Dr. Agrawal is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. She completed her undergraduate and medical education at Brown University, and her residency and fellowship in gastroenterology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Her training career was distinguished by many awards for academic performance and teaching. She also holds a degree in public health from Harvard University, and has served in the leadership of several national committees working on health reform. She is published in the areas of liver disease, colon cancer screening, gastrointestinal bleeding and anemia, and women's health. Her interests in gastroenterology include celiac disease, hemorrhoid therapy, alternative medicine, functional bowel disease (irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, and bloating), gastrointestinal bleeding, nutrition, colon cancer, and anemia.