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Kenneth D. Rothstein, MD

Kenneth D. Rothstein, MD Physician

Director of Regional Outreach and Regional Hepatology Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Rothstein is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Kenneth D. Rothstein

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 1991
  • Internal Medicine, 1989
  • Transplant Hepatology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ascites
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Tumors
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS)
  • Viral Hepatitis

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)
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: Emory University
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital

Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, National American College of Physicians, National Hepatitis B Foundation Medical Committee, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Rothstein 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Manickavasagan H, Bianco B, Trebelev A, Rothstein K, and Munoz S.: Correction of coagulopathy prior to paracentesis is associated with excessive albumin administration and no apparent clinical benefit. Digest Diseases Week : 2016.

Amin A, Modi R, Riera A, Patel V, Munoz S, and Rothstein K.: Post-operative mortality in cirrhotics has decreased over the past decade: MELD score as currently used overestimates post operative mortality. Digestive Disease Week : 2016.

Munoz S, Rothstein K, and Gibas A: Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A New Era Contemporary Liver Transplantation : 1-8,2016.

Oustecky D, Riera A, and Rothstein K.: Long-Term Management of the Liver Transplant Recipient: Pearls for the Practicing Gastroenterologist Gastroenterol Clin North America 40(3) : 659-81,2011.

Mehta G, Rothstein K: Health Maintenance Issues in Cirrhosis Care of the Cirrhotic Patient 93 : 901-915,2009.

Bacon BA, Shiffman M, Mendes F, Ghalib R, Hassanein T, Morelli G, Joshi S, Rothstein K.: Retreating Chronic Hepatitis C with daily interferon Alfacon-1/Ribavirin after nonresponse to Pegylated Interferon/Ribavirin: DIRECT results. Hepatology 49 (6): 1838-1846,2009.

Ortiz JA, Manzarbeitia C, Noto KA, Reich D, Rothstein K: Extended survival after urgent liver transplantation from a liver procured from a donor harboring aortic arch sarcoma with metastasis to the liver and spleen, and bilateral renal cell carcinomas . Amer J Transplant 5 : 1559-1569,2005.

Perrillo R1, Rothstein KD, Rubin R, Alam I, Imperial J, Harb G, Hu S, Klaskala W.: Comparison of quality of life, work productivity, and medical resource utilization of PEG-Interferon alfa 2a versus the combination of interferon alfa b plus ribavirin as initial treatment in patients with Chronic Hepatitis C. J Viral Hepat 11 (8): 157-165,2004.

Maraj S1, Jacobs LE, Maraj R, Contreras R, Rerkpattanapipat P, Malik TA, Manzarbeitia C, Munoz S, Rothstein K, Kotler MN.: Inducible left ventricular outflow tract gradient during dobutamine stress echocardiography: an association with intraoperative hypotension but not a contradiction to liver transplantation. Echocardiography 21 (8): 681-685,2004.

Briceno PJ1, Ortiz JA, Manzarbeitia C, Jeon H, Munoz SJ, Rothstein KD, Araya V, Gala I, Reich DJ.: Liver Transplantation using organ donor with HELLP syndrome Transplantation 78 (2): 137-139,2004.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Boulevard
7 South Pavilion

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