Marina Serper, MD, MS

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Associate Program Director of Research, Division of Gastroenterology Perelman School of Medicine
Associate Director of Gastroenterology Clinical Research Training Program (T32), University of Pennsylvania, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
2 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 349 8222
Fax: 215 615 1601
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
Jefferson Medical College, 2006.
MS (Health Services and Outcomes Research )
Northwestern University, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Autoimmune Liver Disease, Liver Transplantation, Hemochromatosis, Cirrhosis

Description of Research Expertise

public health, telehealth, digital health, medication adherence, health outcomes, measurement, health literacy, healthcare quality, healthcare utilization, public health

Selected Publications

Mahmud N, Panchal S, Abu-Gazala S, Serper M, Lewis JD, Kaplan DE.: Association Between Bariatric Surgery and Alcohol Use-Related Hospitalization and All-Cause Mortality in a Veterans Affairs Cohort. JAMA Surg 158(2): 162-171, Feb 2023.

Serper M, Tapper EB, Kaplan DE, Taddei TH, Mahmud N.: Patterns of Care Utilization and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance: Tracking Care Across the Pandemic. Am J Gastroenterol 118(2): 294-303, Feb 2023.

Deutsch-Link S, Bittermann T, Nephew L, Ross-Driscoll K, Weinberg EM, Weinrieb RM, Olthoff KM, Addis S, Serper M.: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Psychosocial Evaluation and Liver Transplant Waitlisting. Am J Transplant Jan 2023 Notes:

Horvatits T, Mahmud N, Serper M, Seiz O, Reher D, Drolz A, Sarnast N, Gu W, Erasmus HP, Allo G, Ferstl P, Wittmann S, Piecha F, Groth S, Zeuzem S, Schramm C, Huber S, Rösch T, Lohse AW, Trebicka J, Ogola G, Asrani SK, Kluwe J.: MELD-Lactate Predicts Poor Outcome in Variceal Bleeding in Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci 68(3): 1042-1050, Nov 2022.

Groff AJ, Serper M, Tao SY, Bloomer PM, Dunn MA, Duarte-Rojo A.: A Novel Method Using the Level of Mobility to Predict Mortality in Patients Admitted for Decompensated Cirrhosis: A Prospective Study. Liver Transpl 29(2): 226-228, Aug 2022.

Serper M, Kaplan DE, Taddei TH, Tapper EB, Cohen JB, Mahmud N.: Non-selective Beta Blockers, Hepatic Decompensation and Mortality in Cirrhosis: A National Cohort Study. Hepatology 77(2): 489-500, Aug 2022.

Saleh ZM, Salim NE, Nikirk S, Serper M, Tapper EB.: The emotional burden of caregiving for patients with cirrhosis. Hepatol Commun 6(10): 2827-2835, Jul 2022.

Yoon ES, Hur S, Curtis LM, Wynia AH, Zheng P, Nair SS, Bailey SC, Serper M, Reese PP, Ladner DP, Wolf MS.: A Multifaceted Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence in Kidney Transplant Recipients: An Exploratory Analysis of the Fidelity of the TAKE IT Trial. JMIR Form Res 6: e27277, May 2022.

Thomson MJ, Serper M, Khungar V, Weiss LM, Trinh H, Firpi-Morell R, Roden M, Loomba R, Barritt AS 4th, Gazis D, Mospan AR, Fried MW, Reddy KR, Lok AS: Prevalence and factors associated with statin use among patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in TARGET-NASH. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 20(2): 458-60, Feb 2022.

Lovett RM, Opsasnick L, Russell A, Yoon E, Weiner-Light S, Serper M, Cooper Bailey S, Wolf MS.: Prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms and impact on self-management among adults with chronic conditions in Chicago, Illinois, USA, during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 12: e052495, Jan 2022.

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