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Gary R. Lichtenstein, M.D.

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

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
9th Floor Penn Tower
Gastroentetrology Division Offices
One Convention Avenue
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

Lichtenstein GR. : Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine. Lee Goldman and Andrew I. Schafer (eds.). Elsevier Publisher. Philadelphia, PA, 2015.

Scott F and Lichtenstein GR: The evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of Inflammatory bowel diseases over the past 100 years: A brief review. Textbook on Endoscopy in IBD. Michael Chiorean, MD (eds.). 2015.

Buchner A and Lichtenstein GR. : The role of diet and nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis. Medical therapy of Ulcerative Colitis (Textbook): Executive Editor - Lichtenstein GR. (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Gary R Lichtenstein: Medical Therapy of Ulcerative colitis. Textbook. Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Mudireddy P, Blonski W, and Lichtenstein GR. : The History of Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. Executive Editor Lichtenstein GR. (eds.). Springer Corporation, 2015.

Mudireddy P, Blonski W, and Lichtenstein GR. : Contrast and Comparison of Mesalamine Derivatives for Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. Medical Therapy of ulcerative COlitis. Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD (eds.). Sringer, 2015.

Rashid F and Lichtenstein GR. : Novel Biologic Therapies in Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Gary R Lichtenstein, MD (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Bhotta G, Blonski W and Lichtenstein GR.: Cyclosporine A in Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Gary R. Lichtenstein (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Tofani C, Valentin T, Tierney A, Lichtenstein GR.: IBD Is an Independent Risk Factor for Major Infectious Complications in Elderly Patients. Gastroenterology 146(5 (1)), May 2014.

Sandborn W, Scott DL, Randall CW, Gutierrez A, Schwartz DA, Ambarkhane S, Kayhan C, Pierre-Louis B, Kosutic G, Schreiber S, Lichtenstein GR: Long-Term Outcomes of Certolizumab Pegol for Crohn's Disease: 7 Year Results From the PRECiSE 3 Study. Gastroenterology. 146(5): S-588-S-589, May 2014.

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