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Chyke A Doubeni, M.D., F.R.C.S., M.P.H.

Harrison McCrea Dickson, M.D. and Clifford C. Baker, M.D. Presidential Professor
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

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Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
PPMC - Andrew Mutch Building, #720
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156628881
Education:
MD (MBBS) (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 1987.
F.R.C.S. (Fellow)
Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK, 1993.
M.P.H. (Public Health)
University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA , 2004.
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Selected Publications

Mehta SJ, Khan T, Guerra C, Reitz C, McAuliffe T, Volpp KG, Asch DA, Doubeni CA.: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Opt-in Versus Opt-Out Colorectal Cancer Screening Outreach. Am J Gastroenterol Jun 2018 Notes: Jun 21. doi: 10.1038/s41395-018-0151-3.

Doubeni CA, Levin TR: In Screening for Colorectal Cancer, Is the FIT Right for the Right Side of the Colon? Ann Intern Med Nov 2018 Notes: Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 2. doi: 10.7326/M18-2444. [Epub ahead of print]. Media coverage on MedPage and Today in Medicine.

Doubeni CA: Comments on: Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement NPR, WHYY, Reuters. NPR - Eating And Health: Doctors Should Send Obese Patients To Diet Counseling, Panel Says. But Many Don't. September 18, 2018 (eds.). Reuters - Health News - "U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues" September 18, 2018 - by Lisa Rapaport. Syndicated to MDLinx, September 2018 Notes: WHYY - Radiotimes with Marty Moss-Coane - Obesity: stopping the stigma - Air Date: September 21, 2018; with comments on "Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong by Michael Hobbes, Huffington Post". Podcast - https://whyy.org/episodes/obesity-stopping-the-stigma/

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry S, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Kurth AE, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB: Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. JAMA 320(9): 911-917, Sep 2018 Notes: doi:10.1001/jama.2018.11785

Ghai NR, Jensen CD, Corley DA, Doubeni CA, Schottinger JE, Zauber AG, Lee AT, Contreras R, Levin TR, Lee JK, Quinn VP: Colorectal cancer screening participation among Asian Americans overall and subgroups in an integrated health care setting with organized screening. Clin Transl Gastroenterol 9(9), September 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1038/s41424-018-0051-2.

US Preventive Services Task Force, Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW Jr, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB: Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA The JAMA Network, 320(11): 1162-1171, September 2018 Notes: doi:10.1001/jama.2018.13022

Selby K, Jensen CD, Lee JK, Doubeni CA, Schottinger JE, Zhao WK, Chubak J, Halm E, Ghai NR, Contreras R, Skinner CS, Kamineni A, Levin TR, Corley DA: Influence of varying quantitative fecal immunochemical test positivity thresholds on colorectal cancer detection: a community-based cohort study Annals Int Med September 2018 Notes: doi: 10.7326/M18-0244. [Epub ahead of print]

Doubeni CA, Fedewa SA, Levin TR, Jensen CD, Saia C, Zebrowski AM, Quinn VP, Rendle KA, Zauber AG, Becerra-Culqui TA, Mehta SJ, Fletcher RH, Schottinger JE, Corley DA: Modifiable Failures in the Colorectal Cancer Screening Process and Their Association with Risk of Death Gastroenterology September 2018 Notes: Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep 27. pii: S0016-5085(18)35034-0. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.09.040. [Epub ahead of print] Covered on MedPage Today (10/1, Swift), Healio Gastroenterology (10/1, Young), and AGA Today News

Dichter M, Teitelman A, Klusaritz H, Maurer DM, Cronholm PF, Doubeni CA : Trauma-Informed Care Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs: Results from CERA Survey. Fam Med 50(8): 617-622, Sep 2018 Notes: DOI: 10.22454/FamMed.2018.505481.

Doubeni CA: Comments on: Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement   MedicalResearch.com, Republika. Medscape - USPSTF Posts Draft Recs for Treatment of Adults With Obesity Tara Haelle February 20, 2018 Newsline (eds.). Republika, Jakarta, Indonesia (https://www.republika.co.id/berita/gaya-hidup/info-sehat/18/09/19/pfalpo349-dokter-kerap-lupakan-hal-ini-saat-mendapat-pasien-obesitas, September 2018 Notes: MedicalResearch.com – USPSTF: Behavior-Based Weight Loss Interventions Associated with Weight Loss and Lower Risk of Diabetes – Marie Benz – September 20, 2018.

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