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David L. Jaffe, MD

David L. Jaffe, MD Physician

Director, Gastroenterology and Medical Director, Endoscopy, Penn Medicine Radnor Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Jaffe is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. David L. Jaffe

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue,  2015-2016

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 1995

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American Gastroenterologic Association (AGA), National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Association for Bariatric Endoscopy, National Delaware Valley Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Jaffe is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Christopher C Thompson MD, MSc, FASGE, FACG1, Barham K Abu Dayyeh MD, MPH2, Robert Kushner MD, MS3, Shelby Sullivan MD4, Alan B Schorr DO, FAAIM, FACE5, Anastassia Amaro MD6, Caroline M Apovian MD7, Terrence Fullum MD, FACS8, Amir Zarrinpar MD9, Michael D Jensen MD10, Adam C Stein MD11, Steven Edmundowicz MD12,26, Michel Kahaleh MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE13, Marvin Ryou MD1, J Matthew Bohning MD14, Gregory Ginsberg MD15, Christopher Huang MD16, Daniel D Tran MD, FACS17, Joseph P Glaser MD18, John A Martin MD19,2: Percutaneous Gastrostomy Device for the Treatment of Class II and Class III Obesity: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial American Journal of Gastroenterology (online publication) 10.1038/ajg.2016.500 : 2016.

Nikhil R. Thiruvengadam, MD, Kimberly A. Forde, MD MHS, Gene K. Ma, MD, Nuzhat Ahmad, MD, Vinay Chandrasekhara, MD, Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD, Immanuel K. Ho, MD, David Jaffe, MD, Kashyap V. Panganamamula, MD, Michael L. Kochman, MD: Rectal Indomethacin Reduces Pancreatitis in High- and Low-Risk Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Gastroenterology 151 (2): 288-297,2016.

Enestvedt BK, Tofani C, Lee DY, Abraham M, Shah P, Chandrasekhara V, Ginsberg G, Long W, Ahmad N, Jaffe DL, Mamula P, and Kochman ML: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the pediatric population is safe and efficacious Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 57 (5): 649,2013.

Ryan McConnell, Stephen Kim, Nuzhat A. Ahmad, Gary W. Falk, Kimberly A. Forde, Gregory G. Ginsberg, David L. Jaffe, George Makar, William B. Long, Kashyap Panganamamula, Michael L. Kochman: "Poor Discriminatory Function for Endoscopy Skills on a Computer-Based Simulator” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 76 (5): 993,2012.

Kim S, Spencer G, Makar GA, Ahmad NA, Jaffe DL, Ginsberg GG, Kuchenbecker KJ, Kochman ML.: Lack of a discriminatory function for endoscopy skills on a computer-based simulator Surgical Endoscopy 24 (12): 3008-3015,2010.

Kim S, Kedia P, Jaffe D, Ahmad N.: Impact of capsule endoscopy findings on patient outcomes. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 54 (11): 2441-8,2009.

Santos S, Uriel A, Park J, Lucas J, Carriero D, Jaffe D, Dieterich D.: Effect of switching to Tenofavir with emtricitabine in patients with chronic hepatitis B failing to respond to an Adefovir-containing regimen European Journal of Gastro and Hep 18 : 1247-1253,2006.

Bu-Ghanim M, Suriawinata A, Killackey M, Schwartz M, Jaffe D, Fiel I: Invasive Colloid Carcinoma Arising from Intraductal Papillary Neoplasm in a 50Year-Old Woman with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Seminars in Liver Disease 24 (2): 209-13,2004.

Liu LU, Schiano TD, Jaffe DL, Fishbein TM: Endoscopic diagnosis of bleeding Meckel’s diverticulum in a multivisceral transplant recipient American Journal of Transplantation 3 (1): 82-84,2003.

Fishbein T, Schiano T, Jaffe D, Kim-Schluger L, Facciuto M, Emre S, Sheiner P, Schwartz M, O’Rourke M, Miller C: Isolated intestinal transplantation in adults with nonreconstructible GI tracts Transplant Proc 32 (6): 1231-32,2000.

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Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4279
Fax: (215) 349-5915
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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