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Anna Buchner, MD, PhD

Anna Buchner, MD, PhD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Buchner is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bowel Disorders
  • Bowel incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Digestive Conditions
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • H. Pylori Infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Motility Disorders
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
  • Rectal Disorders
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (Short Gut Syndrome)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Wroclaw Academy of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of Wroclaw
Graduate School: Wroclaw Academy of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Miami Hospital and Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic


American College of Gastroenterology, National American Gastroenterology Association, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Crohn's Colitis Foundation of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Buchner is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Radnor: Has privileges to perform procedures.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Buchner AM, LIchtenstein GL: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Staging of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy : 2018.

Buchner AM, Lichtenstein GL: Outcomes of ulcerative colitis patients undergoing pouch surgery is determined by pre-surgical factors “Are we closer to predict the optimal predictive tool for pouch surgery outcomes?" AP&T : 2018.

Buchner AM, Lichtenstein GR: Endoscopic Scoring Systems in Crohn's Disease for Evaluation of Responsiveness to Treatment: Are we Ready for the Prime Time of Endoscopic Assessment? Am J Gastroenterol 112(10) : 1593-1595,2017.

Buchner AM: The Role of Chromoendoscopy in Evaluating Colorectal Dysplasia Gastroenterol Hepatol 13(6) : 336-47,2017.

Colling C, Buchner AM, Chandrasekhara V: Narrow-Band Imaging Classification System for Gastric Polyps May Reduce the Need for Biopsies Gastrointestinal Endoscopy : 2017.

Elhanafi, S., V. Chandrasekhara, G. G. Ginsberg, G. Lichtenstein and AM Buchner: Outcomes of Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of Defiant Colorectal Lesions in Patients With Long Term IBD Colitis Undergoing Surveillance Chromocolonoscopy Gastrointestinal Endoscopy May 2017 : 2017.

S. Dalal, R., Buchner AM and Lichtenstein GL: Factors Associated with Steroid-Free Clinical Remission in Ulcerative Colitis Gastroenterology Supplement : 2017.

Buchner AM, Ma G, Ginsberg GG, Lichtenstein GL, Kerner C: Chromoendoscopy-Guided Probe Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy: A Novel Approach for Dysplasia Evaluation in IBD Surveillance Gastroenterology : 2017.

Buchner AM, Wallace MB: Endomicroscopy and Molecular Tools to Evaluate Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 26 (4): 657-68,2016.

Buchner AM, Gene M, Kener C, Ginsberg GG, Lichtenstein GR: Chromoendoscopy-guided probe based confocal laser endomicroscopy: A Novel Approach for dysplasia evaluation in IBD surveillance Gastroenterology Supplement : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Boulevard
741 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8222
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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