About Penn Gastroenterology
Penn's multidisciplinary approach to GI medicine
provides state-of-the art care and clinical research
for people with a variety of digestive, liver
and pancreatic disorders.
Penn gastroenterologists of the Digestive
and Liver Center have pioneered advances within
their fields and bring you more options in detecting
and treating disease. Experience and technology
enable us to provide expert care for everyone,
including people with additional medical conditions
or risk factors.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Penn's gastroenterology program among the nation's leaders. Overall, the clinical specialties at Penn have been consistently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News.
Additionally, Penn Medicine has been
ranked one of the nation's Clinical Centers
of Excellence in Gastrointestinal Disorders in
the latest issue of Medical Economics.
The 12 centers featured have active research
protocols in diverse gastrointestinal (GI) areas
and are profiles which provide physicians with
a valuable tool when considering where to refer
patients for diagnostic procedures and treatment
of intractable, chronic GI disorders or serious
Penn Medicine is the only institution
ranked in the Philadelphia
region and is one of only four of the ranked
centers that was further highlighted in the article.
Rustgi, MD, chief of
the Division of Gastroenterology, and David
Metz, MD, associate chief of
GI for Clinical Affairs, are both quoted. "We
have many physician-scientists who are leaders
in their fields, nationally and internationally," says
Dr. Rustgi, "and we are very excited about the
advances we've made in terms of diagnosis, and,
we hope, in therapy."
Penn Gastroenterology provides multidisciplinary
care for digestive and liver disease. Our programs
include related specialists who are integrally
involved in your care, including:
- gastroenterology, pancreatology and hepatology
- radiation therapy
Patients benefit from the technical and
research resources of the Hospital of the University
of Pennsylvania, one of the nation's leading
academic medical centers, Penn Presbyterian Medical
Center, and Penn Medicine Radnor.
Clinical programs in gastroenterology are enriched
through ongoing biomedical research and through
the NIH-funded Center
for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver
Digestive and liver research programs aim to
bring scientific advances to patient care.
University of Pennsylvania ranks second among
U.S. academic medical centers in National Institutes
of Health funding, and Penn's School of Medicine
was ranked third in the nation for medical schools
by U.S. News & World Report. We are
committed to training the future leaders of gastroenterology
through education and development of our fellows.
We thank you for using Penn Gastroenterology.
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