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Faten N. Aberra, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chair, GI EPIC committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Fellow, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) University of Pennsylvania
Chair, Women in GI Committee, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, IBD Program, Type II Center for Digestive, Liver and Pancreatic Medicine (Penn-CHOP), University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3 Ravdin
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-4951
Fax: 215-662-6530
Education:
BA (Biochemistry)
Swarthmore College, 1993.
MD
Dartmouth Medical School, 1997.
MSCE
University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1998.
Residency in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-2000.
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2003.
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Selected Publications

Blonski W, kundu R, Lewis J, Aberra F, Osterman M, and Lichtenstein GR.: Is dysplasia visible during surveillance colonoscopy in ulcerative colitis? Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 43(6): 698-703, 2008.

Blonski W, Kundu R, Furth EF, Lewis J, Aberra F, and Lichtenstein GR: High-Grade Dysplastic Adenoma-Like Mass Lesions are not an Indication for Colectomy in Patients with Ulcerartive Colitis. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 43(7): 817-820, 2008.

James D. Lewis, Shaokun Chuai, Lisa Nessel, Gary R. Lichtenstein, Faten N. Aberra, Jonas H. Ellenberg: Use of the noninvasive components of the mayo score to assess clinical response in Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 14(12): 1660-1666, 2008.

Aberra, F.A., Stettler, N, Brensinger C, Lichtenstein G.R., Lewis, J.D: Risk for Active Tuberculosis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 5(9): 1070-5, Sept 2007.

Aberra F., Lichtenstein G.R.: Infliximab in Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 35(4): 821-836, Dec 2006.

Aberra, F: To be or not to be with infliximab during pregnancy? Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 12(1): 76-78, 2006.

Aberra, F.A. , Brensinger, C. M., Bilker, W.B., Lichtenstein, G.R., Lewis, J.D: Antibiotic Use and the Risk of Flare of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3(5): 459-465, 2005.

Aberra, F.A., Lewis, J.D., Haas, D, Rombeau J.L., Osborne, B, Lichtenstein, G.R: Preoperative Use of Azathioprine, 6-Mercaptopurine, or Corticosteroids and Risk for Postoperative Infectious Complications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Having Elective Bowel Surgery. Gastroenterology 125(2): 320-327, 2003.

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