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David C. Metz, MBBCh (MD equivalent)

Professor CE of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
709 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3541
Fax: 215-349-5915
King David High School , 1975.
University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa. , 1982.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Medicine and General Surgery, Johannesburg General Hospital Witwatersrand University, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1983-1983.
General Practice - locum tenens, State Alluvial Diamond Mine Hospital Alexander Bay, South Africa , 1984-1984.
Private Practice , Athlone and Hanover Park, Capetown, South Africa, 1984-1984.
Assistantship in General Practice, Johannesburg, South Africa , 1985-1985.
Private Practice - cardiac stress testing and radiology, Harley St. London, England, 1985-1985.
Casualty Officer, Johannesburg Hospital Emergency Room, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1985-1985.
Internal Medicine - locum tenens, University College Hospital, London, England, General Medicine and Pulmonology , 1985-1985.
Intern in Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, 1986-1988.
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Georgetown VAMC-NIH Combined Program, 1989-1991.
Senior Staff fellow, Digestive Diseases branch, NIDDK, NIK, 1991-1993.
Fellowship, NIH, NIDDK, Digestive Disease Branch, 1991-1992.
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Selected Publications

Lau CT, Gefter WB, Metz DC: Radiographic appearance of a catheter-free wireless esophageal pH probe. Am J Roentgenol 184: S40-42, 2005.

Shih GL, Brensinger C, Katzka DA, Metz DC: Postprandial esophageal integrated acidity is a reliable predictor of GERD. Aliment Pharmacol Therap 21: 1475-1482, 2005.

Metz DC, Miner PB, Heuman DM, Chen Y, Sostek M: Comparison of the effects of intravenously and orally administered esomeprazole on acid output in patients with symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Aliment Pharmacol Therap 22: 813-821, 2005.

Metz DC, Comer GM, Soffer E, Forsmark CE, Cryer B, Chey W, Pisegna JR: Three year oral pantoprazole administration is effective for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other hypersecretory conditions. Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23: 437-444, 2006.

Pratha V, Hogan DL, Lynn RB, Field B, Metz DC: Intravenous Pantoprazole as Initial Treatment in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and a History of Erosive Esophagitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Dig Dis Sci 51: 1595-1601, 2006.

Blonski WC, Shih GL, Brensinger CM, Katzka DA, Metz DC: Analysis of the acidity index and integrated intragastric acidity in 645 patients presenting with gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. Sc J Gastroenterol 41: 382-389, 2006.

Yang YX, Lewis JD, Epstein S, Metz DC: Chronic proton pump inhibitor therapy and hip fracture risk. JAMA 296: 1595-1601, 2006.

Lewis JD, Strom BL, Kimmel SE, Farrar J, Metz DC, Brensinger C, Nessel L, Localio AR: Predictors of recall of over-the-counter and prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15: 39-45, 2006.

Howden C, Metz DC, Hunt B, Majid V, Kukulka M, Amer F, Samra N. : Dose-Response Evaluation of the Antisecretory Effect of Continuous Infusion Intravenous Lansoprazole Regimens over 48 Hours. Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23: 975-984, 2006.

Metz DC, Amer F, Hunt B, Majid V, Kukulka M. : Lansoprazole Regimens That Sustain Intragastric pH >6: An Evaluation of Intermittent Oral and Continuous IV Infusion Dosages. Aliment Pharmacol Therap 23: 985-995, 2006.

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