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Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, IBD Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
753 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Fax: 215-349-5915
Education:
BA (Chemistry)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1984.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1984-1985.
Resident in Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1985-1987.
Fellow in Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1990.
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Description of Research Expertise

My research focuses on inflammatory bowel disease specifically Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. My particular focuses include
1.) medical therapy of inflammatory bowel disease,
2.) safety of current medical therapy for IBD, and
3.) natural history of disease

Description of Clinical Expertise

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis

Selected Publications

Friedman LS, Inadomi JM, Kalloo AM, Katzka DA, Kim LS, Koch J, Lieberman D, Lichtenstein GR, Lim JK, Pandolfino JE, Shin AS, Siedler MR. : Introduction of Clinical Practice Update Committee Articles. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 15(1), January 2017.

Dalal R, Klapproth J and Lichtenstein GR.: Trick of the Trade in treating Patients with IBD. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Therapeutics, 3rd Edition Russell Cohen, MD. Executive Editor (eds.). 2017.

Klapproth J and Lichtenstein GR. : Biologic Therapy for Crohn's disease: Infliximab in “Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis" Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: From Epidemiology and Immunobiology to a Rational Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach. Daniel Baumgart, MD (eds.). Springer, 2017.

Scott F and Lichtenstein GR. : Digestive Disease Self-Evaluation Program of the American Gastroenterological Association. IBD Section. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chapter. (Book Chapter) (eds.). Kendall Hunt Publishers. Dubuque, Iowa. 8th Edition, December 2016.

Scott FI, Lichtenstein GR. : Approach to the Patient with Mild Crohn's Disease: a 2016 Update. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016; 18(9): 50. PMID: 27448619 18(50): 1-9, December 2016.

Hanauer SB, Sandborn WJ, Lichtenstein GR. : Antimetaoblite use in the Era of Biologic Therapy. Clinical Practice Udate. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol December 2016.

Farraye FA, Melmed GY, Lichtenstein GR, Kane SV. : Preventive Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: American College of Gastroenterology Guideline. American Journal of Gastroenterology December 2016.

Lichtenstein GR and McGovern D. : Using markers in IBD to predict disease and treatment outcomes: Rationale and a review of current status. American Journal of Gastroenterology November 2016.

Lichtenstein GR: Focus on Endoscopy. Gastroenterology and Hepatology 12(6): 351, June 2016.

Katzka DA, Friedman LS, Inadomi JM, Kalloo AM, Kim LS, Koch J, Lieberman D, Lichtenstein GR, Lim JK, Pandolfino JE, Shin AS, Siedler MR.: Introduction to Clinical Practice Update Committee Articles. Gastroenterology 151(1): 45, May 2016.

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