Division of Gastroenterology

Division of Gastroenterology Appoints a New Chief

James C. Reynolds, MD, AGAF, FACP, FACGPenn Medicine is proud to welcome James Reynolds, MD as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology. A graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Reynolds completed his internship and residency at New York Hospital Cornell-Medical Center, and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Reynolds was most recently the June F. Klinghoffer Distinguished Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Drexel University School of Medicine. In addition to expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular digestive disorders, Dr Reynolds’ clinical interests include the management of Barrett’s esophagus and both diagnostic and interventional endoscopy. His wide-ranging research interests include the immunohistochemistry and genetic analysis of premalignant esophageal cancers, the role of neuropeptides at the LES and other GI sphincters, dysphagia, esophageal reflux disease and gastrointestinal hormones. Dr. Reynolds has published more than 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited five books. In addition to his clinical practice, teaching and leadership roles, Dr. Reynolds periodically provides basic medical care in Nepal as a member of the Pennsylvania United Medical Association. Dr. Reynolds sees patients at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

Inside the Division of Gastroenterology

About Us

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Faculty and Staff

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Clinical Care

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Education and Training

The Division of Gastroenterology offers both a residency program and fellowship programs

Research

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