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Caroline L. Kerner, MD, MSCE

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Penn Medicine Clinician, Gastroenterology Division, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital Gastroenterology
230 West Washington Square, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 215-829-3561
Fax: 215-829-3020
AB (Geography)
Dartmouth College, 1998.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2004.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2004-2005.
Resident in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2005-2007.
Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011.
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Selected Publications

Patel U, Kerner, Lewis C, Agarwal A, Ford P: Outcomes in Bloodless Medicine Patients with Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding. American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Kerner, C: Medical Therapy in the Preoperative and Postoperative Patient. Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Lichtenstein, GR (eds.). Springer, Page: 321-326, 2014.

Kerner C, Osterman MT, Lewis JD: Safety Considerations in the Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Lichtenstein, Gary R (eds.). Springer, Page: 297-311, 2014.

Scott FI, Osterman MT, McConnell RA, Lorusso M, Aberra F, Kerner C, Lichtenstein GR, Lewis JD: Impact of JC virus antibody testing in patients with Crohn's disease with loss of response to infliximab: a Markov model. Inflamm Bowel Dis 19(12): 2625-2633, November 2013.

Kerner C, Carey K, Baillie C, Mills AM, Yang W, Hilton S, Synnestvedt MB, Weiner MG, Lewis JD: Clinical Predictors of Urgent Findings on Abdominopelvic CT in Emergency Department Patients with Crohn's Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 19(6): 1179-85, May 2013.

Kerner C, Lichtenstein GR: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chapter Digestive Disease Self-Evaluation Program of the American Gastroenterological Association. DeCross AJ (eds.). AGA Institute, 2013.

Mills AM, Holena DN, Kerner C, Zafar HM, Shofer FS, Baumann BM: Electronic Accountability Tools Reduce CT Overutilization in ED Patients with Abdominal Pain. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting May 2012 Notes: Poster presentation.

Kerner Caroline, Carey Kathleen, Mills Angela M, Yang Wei, Synnestvedt Marie B, Hilton Susan, Weiner Mark G, Lewis James D: Use of Abdominopelvic Computed Tomography in Emergency Departments and Rates of Urgent Diagnoses in Crohn's Disease. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Sep 2011.

Kerner C, Marchioni RM, Brensinger CM, Blonski W, Lichtenstein GR: Birth outcomes in women with inflammatory bowel disease treated with thiopurines: a meta-analysis. Gastroenterology/Oral Presentation at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL 140(5 Suppl. 1): S159-160, May 2011.

Kerner C, Carey K, Mills AM, Yang W, Synnestvedt MB, Hilton S, Weiner M, Lewis JD: Trends in emergency department abdominopelvic computed tomography use, admission rates, and urgent diagnoses among patients with Crohn’s disease. Gastroenterology/Poster at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL 140(5 Suppl. 1): S694, May 2011.

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