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Mark T. Osterman, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Penn Medicine at Radnor
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Director, IBD Journal Club, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Remicade Infusion Center, Penn Medicine at Radnor
Associate Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Research, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology
218 Wright-Saunders Building
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8900
Fax: 215-662-0950
BA (Chemistry)
Harvard University, 1995.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 1999.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1999-2000.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2000-2002.
Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2005.
Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2005.
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Selected Publications

Lewis JD, Scott F, Brensinger CM, Roy JA, Osterman MT, Mamtani R, Chen L, Yun Huifeng, Xie F, Curtis JR: Reduced mortality rates with anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha directed therapy when compared to prolonged corticosteroid therapy for inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology 2017 Notes: Oral presentation at annual Digestive Diseases Week meeting May 2017.

Herfarth HH, Jackson S, Schliebe B, Martin C, Ivanova A, Anton K, Sandler RS, Long MD, Isaacs KL, Osterman MT, Sands BE, Higgins PD, Lewis JD: Investigator initiated IBD trials in the US: Facts, obstacles and answers. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 23(1): 14-22, 2017.

Cross RK, Osterman MT, Panaccione R, Afzali A, Song X, Shi N, Ding Y, Wang A: The Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Crohn's Disease Treated with Vedolizumab and Anti-TNF Therapies. Gastroenterology 2017 Notes: Poster presentation for annual Digestive Diseases Week meeting, Chicago IL, May 2017.

Chachu KA, Osterman MT: How to diagnose and treat IBD mimics in the refractory IBD patient who does not have IBD. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 22(5): 1262-74, May 2016.

Osterman MT, Lichtenstein GR: Chapter 116: Ulcerative Colitis. Sleisenger and Fordtran’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 10th Edition. Feldman M, Friedman LS, Brandt LJ (eds.). Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, Page: 2023-61, 2016.

Osterman MT, Roblin X, Glover S, Navaneethan U, Popa MA, Wyant T, James A, Lasch K, Rosario M: The relationship between vedolizumab drug concentrations at or before week 6 and remission at week 14 in ulcerative colitis patients from GEMINI 1. Gastroenterology 150: S-105, 2016 Notes: Oral presentation at annual Digestive Disease Week meeting.

Osterman MT, Lichtenstein GR: Medical treatment of perianal Crohn’s fistulae. Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Third Edition. Kelsen J, Mamula P, Markowitz J, Baldassano R (eds.). Springer Science+Business Media LLC, New York, 2016 Notes: In press.

Zhang J, Xie F, Yun H, Chen L, Muntner P, Levitan EB, Safford MM, Kent ST, Osterman MT, Lewis JD, Saag K, Singh JA, Curtis JR: Comparative effects of biologics on coronary cardiovascular risk among older patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 75(10): 1813-8, 2016.

Mamtani R, Clark AS, Scott FI, Brensinger CM, Boursi B, Chen L, Xie F, Yun H, Osterman MT, Curtis JR, Lewis JD: Association between breast cancer recurrence with immunosuppression in rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease: a cohort study. Arthritis and Rheumatology 68(10): 2403-11, 2016.

Vajravelu RK, Osterman MT, Aberra FN, Roy JA, Lichtenstein GR, Mamtani R, Goldberg DS, Lewis JD, Scott FI: Predictors and Clinical Impact of Indeterminate QuantiFERON-TB Gold Testing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2016 Notes: Poster presentation at International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management.

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