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Faten N. Aberra, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB)
Chair, GI EPIC Committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, IBD Program, Type II Center for Digestive, Liver and Pancreatic Medicine (Penn-CHOP), University of Pennsylvania
EPIC, Optimization Lead for GI, Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Gastroenterology
748 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-9073
Fax: 215-349-5915
BA (Biochemistry)
Swarthmore College, 1993.
Dartmouth Medical School, 1997.
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 Ulcerative 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, December 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, September 2007.

Aberra FN, Lichtenstein GR: Infliximab in Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 35(4): 821-836, December 2006.

Aberra, F: To be or not to be with infliximab during pregnancy? Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 12(1): 76-78, January 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, May 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, August 2003.

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