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Maarouf A. Hoteit, MD

Maarouf A. Hoteit, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Hoteit is employed by Penn Medicine.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2007
  • Transplant Hepatology, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Distention
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Spasm
  • Annular Pancreas
  • Anorexia
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of Colon
  • Blood in Stool
  • Bowel Disorders
  • Bowel Dysmotility
  • Bowel incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
  • Bright Red Blood in Rectum
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Colitis
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Digestive Conditions
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Early Satiety
  • Eosinophilic Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
  • Eosinophilic Gastritis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Thickening
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Flatulence
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloid
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Giardiasis
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • H. Pylori Infection
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Mass
  • Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Malabsorption
  • Melena
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Motility Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obstipation
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Odynophagia
  • Pancreas Divisum
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
  • Peritonitis
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Postprandial Diarrhea
  • Proctitis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Disorders
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (Short Gut Syndrome)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Steatorrhea
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Toxic Liver Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wilson's Disease
  • 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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA (DO NOT USE)
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • 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: American University in Beirut
Residency: American University of Beirut
Residency: Emory University Hospital
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic


American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, National American Gastroenterology Association, National American Liver Foundation Medical Advisory Committee, National American Society of Transplantation, National European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), International International Liver Cancer Association, International Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Education Committee, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hoteit is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Description of Research Expertise:

Liver Cancer
Liver Transplantation

Selected Publications:

Currie Brian M, Hoteit Maarouf A, Ben-Josef Edgar, Nadolski Gregory J, Soulen Michael C: Radioembolization-Induced Chronic Hepatotoxicity: A Single-Center Cohort Analysis. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR : 2019.

Singal Amit G, Rich Nicole E, Mehta Neil, Branch Andrea, Pillai Anjana, Hoteit Maarouf, Volk Michael, Odewole Mobolaji, Scaglione Steven, Guy Jennifer, Said Adnan, Feld Jordan J, John Binu V, Frenette Catherine, Mantry Parvez, Rangnekar Amol S, Oloruntoba Omobonike, Leise Michael, Jou Janice H, Bhamidimarri Kalyan Ram, Kulik Laura, Ioannou George N, Huang Annsa, Tran Tram, Samant Hrishikesh, Dhanasekaran Renumathy, Duarte-Rojo Andres, Salgia Reena, Eswaran Sheila, Jalal Prasun, Flores Avegail, Kagan Sofia: Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for HCV Infection is Associated with Increased Survival in Patients With a History of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Gastroenterology : 2019.

Rich Nicole E, Yang Ju Dong, Perumalswami Ponni V, Alkhouri Naim, Jackson Whitney, Parikh Neehar D, Mehta Neil, Salgia Reena, Duarte-Rojo Andres, Kulik Laura, Rakoski Mina, Said Adnan, Oloruntoba Omobonike, Ioannou George N, Hoteit Maarouf A, Moon Andrew M, Rangnekar Amol S, Eswaran Sheila L, Zheng Elizabeth, Jou Janice H, Hanje James, Pillai Anjana, Hernaez Ruben, Wong Robert, Scaglione Steven, Samant Hrishikesh, Kapuria Devika, Chandna Shaun, Rosenblatt Russell, Ajmera Veeral, Frenette Catherine: Provider Attitudes and Practice Patterns for Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association : 2019.

Zhao Kai, Mclean Rhondalyn C, Hoteit Maarouf A, Olthoff Kim M: Combined Heart and Liver Transplant: Indication, Patient Selection, and Allocation Policy. Clinical liver disease 13 (6): 170-175,2019.

DiNorcia Joseph, Florman Sander S, Haydel Brandy, Tabrizian Parissa, Ruiz Richard M, Klintmalm Goran B, Senguttuvan Srinath, Lee David D, Taner C Burcin, Verna Elizabeth C, Halazun Karim J, Hoteit Maarouf, Levine Matthew H, Chapman William C, Vachharajani Neeta, Aucejo Federico, Nguyen Mindie H, Melcher Marc L, Tevar Amit D, Humar Abhinav, Mobley Constance, Ghobrial Mark, Nydam Trevor L, Amundsen Beth, Markmann James F, Berumen Jennifer, Hemming Alan W, Langnas Alan N, Carney Carol A, Sudan Debra L: Pathologic Response to Pretransplant Locoregional Therapy is Predictive of Patient Outcome After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Analysis From the US Multicenter HCC Transplant Consortium. Annals of surgery : 2019.

Singal Amit G, Rich Nicole E, Mehta Neil, Branch Andrea, Pillai Anjana, Hoteit Maarouf, Volk Michael, Odewole Mobolaji, Scaglione Steven, Guy Jennifer, Said Adnan, Feld Jordan J, John Binu V, Frenette Catherine, Mantry Parvez, Rangnekar Amol S, Oloruntoba Omobonike, Leise Michael, Jou Janice H, Bhamidimarri Kalyan Ram, Kulik Laura, Tran Tram, Samant Hrishikesh, Dhanasekaran Renumathy, Duarte-Rojo Andres, Salgia Reena, Eswaran Sheila, Jalal Prasun, Flores Avegail, Satapathy Sanjaya K, Wong Robert, Ho Chanda: Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy Not Associated With Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Multicenter North American Cohort Study. Gastroenterology 156 (6): 1683-1692.e1,2019.

Chan C, Schiano T, Agudelo E, Paul Haydek J, Hoteit M, Laurito MP, Norvell JP, Terrault N, Verna EC, Yang A, Levitsky J.: Immune-mediated graft dysfunction in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus treated with direct-acting antiviral therapy Am Journal of Transplantation 18 (10): 2506-12,2018.

Reed-Guy L, Hoteit MA, Garfall AL: Acute Liver Failure Associated With Pomalidomide Therapy for Multiple Myeloma Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 18 (8): 337-38,2018.

Baumann BC, Wei J, Plastaras JP, Lukens JN, Damjanov N, Hoteit M, Hsu C, Levine M, Mondschein J, Nadolski G, Olthoff K, Reiss KA, Rosen M, Siegelman E, Metz JM, Ben-Josef E: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: High Rates of Local Control With Low Toxicity American Journal of Clinical Oncology Epub ahead of print : 2018.

Ecker Brett L, Hoteit Maarouf A, Forde Kimberly A, Hsu Christine C, Reddy K Rajender, Furth Emma E, Siegelman Evan S, Habibollahi Peiman, Ben-Josef Edgar, Porrett Paige M, Abt Peter L, Shaked Abraham, Olthoff Kim M, Levine Matthew H: Patterns of Discordance Between Pretransplant Imaging Stage of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Posttransplant Pathologic Stage: A Contemporary Appraisal of the Milan Criteria. Transplantation 102 (4): 648-655,2018.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Liver Transplant Program
3400 Spruce Street
2 Dulles

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-4679
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)