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Daniel T. Dempsey, MD

Daniel T. Dempsey, MD Surgeon

Assistant Director, Peri-Operative Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery
Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dempsey is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Daniel T. Dempsey

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Doctors issue from 2010 - 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors annually since 2004

Recognized by Best Doctors in America bi-annually since 2003 and in 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1987

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Strictures
  • Esophagectomy
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy - Minimally Invasive
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nissen Fundoplication - Minimally Invasive
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

AHPBA, National AHPBA, National American Board of Surgery, National American College of Nutrition, National American College of Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National American Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, National American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, National American Surgical Association, National Association for Academic Surgery, National Association for Surgical Education, National College of Physicians of Phila, Local College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae, International Eastern Surgical Society, Local Halsted Society, National Medical Club of Thirteen, National Meigs Society, National National Board of Medical Examiners, National National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis, National Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Ravdin-Rhoads Surgical Society, National SAGES, National Societe Internationale De Chirurgie, International Society for Surgical Oncology, National Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of University Surgeons, National Society Surgical Oncology, National Southern Surgical Association, National Surgeons Travel Club, National Surgical Biology Club III, National The Philadelphia Club, Local Union League of Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Dempsey is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
301 S. 8th St. - Ste. 4D
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2015
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)