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Anna M. Buchner, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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3rd Floor, Ravdin Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Medical Academy, Wroclaw, Poland, 1996.
Medical Academy, Wroclaw, Poland, 1999.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Internship, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Surgery; Medical Academy, Wroclaw, Poland, 1997-1998.
Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology, VA Medical Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1998-2001.
Clinical Externship in Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2000-2000.
Internship in Internal Medicine, Christ Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2001-2002.
Residency in Internal Medicine, Christ Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2002-2004.
Hepatology Fellowship, Center for Liver Disease, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2005-2006.
Gastroenterology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2006-2009.
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship, Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2010.
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Selected Publications

Becker V, Van den Broek FJ, Buchner AM: Optimal fluorescein dose for intravenous application in miniprobe-based confocal laser scanning microscopy in pigs. J Biophotonics 4(1-2): 108-13, Jan 2011.

Gómez V, Buchner AM, Dekker E, van den Broek FJ, Meining A, Shahid MW, Ghabril MS, Fockens P, Heckman MG, Wallace MB: Interobserver agreement and accuracy among international experts with probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in predicting colorectal neoplasia. Endoscopy 42(4): 286-91, 2010.

Wallace MB, Sharma P, Lightdale C, Wolfsen H, Coron E, Buchner A, Bajbouj M, Bansal A, Rastogi A, Abrams J, Crook JE, Meining A.: Preliminary accuracy and interobserver agreement for the detection of intraepithelial neoplasia in Barrett's esophagus with probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy. Gastrointest Endoscopy 72(1): 19-24, 2010.

Buchner AM, Shahid M, Heckman M, Ghabril M, Murli K, Wolfsen HC, Wallace MB: Comparison of probe based confocal laser endomicroscopy with virtual chromoendoscopy for in vivo classification of colorectal polyps. Gastroenterology 138(3): 834-42, 2010.

Buchner AM, Shahid MW, Gill KR: The Use of High Definition White Light Colonoscopy Leads to Higher Adenoma Detection Rates Compared to Standard Definition White Light Colonoscopy. An Effectiveness Study in 2433 Patients. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 8(4): 364-70, 2010.

Almansa C, Krishna M, Buchner AM: Seasonal distribution of eosinophilic esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterology 104(4): 828-33, 2009.

Buchner AM, Wallace MB: Novel endoscopic approaches in detecting colorectal neoplasia: macroscopes, microscopes and metal detectors. Gastroenterology 135(4): 1035-7, 2008.

Buchner AM, Wallace MB: Future expectations in digestive endoscopy: Competition with Other Novel Imaging Techniques. Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology 22(5): 971-87, 2008.

Buchner AM, Wallace MB: New Frontier in Therapeutic EUS: dreams, style exercises or actual possibilities. Minerva Medical 98(4): 287-98, 2007.

Buchner AM, Sonnenberg A: Factors influencing the prevalence of gallstones in liver disease: the beneficial and harmful influences of alcohol. Am J Gastroenterology 97(4): 905-909, 2003.

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