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Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD

Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD Physician

Director, Endoscopic Services
Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Surgery

Dr. Ginsberg is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Gregory G. Ginsberg

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2007 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 1993

Clinical Expertise:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • 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

  • Gastroenterology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital


American Gastroenterology Association, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Philadelphia GI Training Group,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ginsberg 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.


Selected Publications:

Evans JA, Rosato FE, Ginsberg GG: Gastrostomy port assisted full thickness gastric resection using per-oral SurgASSISTTM introductied via an oro-esophageal overtube in a porcine model Gastrointest End 65 : 684-687,2007.

Shah A, Gordon AR, Ginsberg GG, Furth EE, Levine MS: Ectopic pancreatic rest in the proximal stomach mimicking gastric neoplasms Clinical Radiology 62 (6): 600-602,2007.

Zaidman J, Su C, Furth EE, Frederick W, Ginsberg GG: Comparison of Pelican single-use multi-bite biopsy forceps versus traditional double-bite forceps: evaluation in a porcine model Gastrointest Endosc 64 : 582-588,2006.

Cotton PB, Hawes RH, Barkun A, Ginsberg GG, Amann S, Cohen J, Ponsky J, Rex D, Schembre D, Wilcox M: Excellence in Endoscopy: toward practical metrics Gastrointest Endosc 63 : 286-291,2006.

Anderson GS, Levine MS, Rubesin SE, Laufer I, Ginsberg GG, Kochman ML: Esophageal stents: findings on radiography in 46 patients Am J Roentgenol 187 (5): 1274-1279,2006.

Cotton PB, Barkun A, Ginsberg GG, Hawes RH: Diagnostic endoscopy 2020 vision Gastrointest Endosc 64 : 395-398,2006.

Joyce AM, Ahmad NA, Beilstein MC, Kochman ML, Long WB, Baron T, Sherman S, Fogel E, Lehman GA, McHenry Jr L, Watkins J, Ginsberg GG: Multicenter comparative trial of the V-scope system for therapeutic ERCP Endoscopy 38 : 713-716,2006.

Wolfson H, Canto M, Etemad B, Greenwald B, Gress F, Schembre D, Muthusamy VR, Ribiero A, Sharma VK, Ginsberg GG: Bare fiber photodynamic therapy uing porfimer sodium for esophageal disease Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 3 : 87-92,2006.

Shah JN, Sun W, Fry RD, Seethala RR, LiVolsi VA, Ginsberg GG: Neoadjuvant therapy with imatinib mesylate for locally advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor Gastrointest Endosc 61 : 625-628,2005.

Ahmad NA, Iqbal N, Kochman ML, Ginsberg GG: Practice patterns and attitudes towards the role of EUS in staging of gastrointestinal malignancies: a survey of physicians and surgeons American Journal of Gastroenterology 100 : 2662-2668,2005.

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Academic Contact Info

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

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

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