Division of Gastroenterology


  • Anil K. Rustgi, MD
    Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
  • David C. Metz, MD
    Clinical Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM)
  • Jesse Green, MD
    Clinical Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
  • Robert Stein, MD
    Clinical Director, Penn Medicine at Radnor (PMR)
  • Nabeel Khan, MD
    Director of GI, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
  • Jan-Michael Klapproth, MD
    GI Fellowship Director
  • Frederick A. Nunes, MD
    Clinical Director, Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)
  • Gary Wu, MD
    Associate Chief of Research
  • David Jaffe, ND
    Director, GI Education

Endoscopy Leadership & Administration

  • Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD
    Executive Director, Endoscopic Services
  • Nuzhat A. Ahmad, MD
    Associate Medical Director of Endoscopy, HUP and PCAM
  • Jesse Green, MD
    Medical Director of Endoscopy, PPMC
  • Robert Stein, MD
    Medical Director of Endoscopy, PMR
  • Frederick A. Nunes, MD
    Medical Director of Endoscopy, PAH

Program Directors

  • Nuzhat Ahmad, MD and Shivan Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP
    Co-Directors, GI Quality (QUIDS) 

  • Gary W. Falk, MD, MS
    Director, Esophogology and Swallowing and GI Physiology Center

  • Laurel Fisher, MD
    Director, Women in GI Committee

  • Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD
    Director, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Center

  • James Lewis, MD, MSCE
    Associate Director, IBD Center
    Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Clinical Research Program

  • Kristle Lynch, MD
    Director, GI Clinical Physiology Lab

  • Mark T. Osterman MD, MSCE
    Associate Director, IBD Center Translational Research

  • K. Rajender (Raj) Reddy, MD
    Director of Hepatology
    Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
    Director, Viral Hepatitis Center

  • Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS
    Director of the GI nutrition, Celiac Sprue and Obesity program (NCOP)

  • Christina Twyman-St.Victor, MD
    Director, Diversity and Inclusion in GI Committee

Clinical Staff

Mary Ipri
Clinical Division Administrator, Division of Gastroenterology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Chenda Neth
Division Program Mananger, Division of Gastroenterology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Monica Rollerson
Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Bernadette Mucci
Practice Manager 
Pennsylvania Hospital

Afi Peele
Practice Manager 
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Regina Haines
Practice Manager 
Penn Medicine Radnor

Research Staff

Michele Fitzpatrick
Staff Assistant to Anil K. Rustgi, MD Chief of Gastroenterology
Faculty Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology
421 Curie Boulevard
950 Biomedical Research Building II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-573-5412 (fax)

Kim Meyers-McCombs
Manager, Administration & Finance, Division of Gastroenterology and The Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases
954 Biomedical Research Building II/III
215-898-0573 (fax)

Tannaz Fakheri
Grants Manager
953 Biomedical Research Building II/III
215-898-0573 (fax)

Vincent Simonetti
Grants Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology
918 Biomedical Research Building II/III
215-898-0573 (fax)

Michele Dowling
Financial Administrative Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology
909 Biomedical Research Building II/III
215-898-0573 (fax)

Marielle Kent
Administrative Assistant, Division of Gastroenterology
950 Biomedical Research Building II/III
215-573-5412 (fax)

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