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Mark Osterman, MD, MSCE

Mark Osterman, MD, MSCE Physician

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia

Languages spoken:

  • Croatian

Dr. Osterman is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Mark Osterman

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

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.

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.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2005

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 Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • 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: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Abbvie, International American Gastroenterological Association, National American Gastroenterological Association, National Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, National Elan Pharmaceuticals, National Janssen Pharmaceuticals, International Lycera, International Pfizer, National Takeda Pharmaceuticals, International UCB Worldwide, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Osterman 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:

Papamichael K, Vajravelu R, Cheifetz AS, Osterman MT: Long-term outcome of infliximab optimization for overcoming immunogenicity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease Digestive Diseases and Sciences : 2018.

Lewis JD, Scott F, Brensinger CM, Roy JA, Osterman MT, Mamtani R, Chen L, Yun Huifeng, Xie F, Curtis JR: Reduced mortality rates with anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha directed therapy when compared to prolonged corticosteroid therapy for inflammatory bowel disease Gastroenterology : 2017.

Osterman MT, Lichtenstein GR: Infliximab vs. Adalimumab for UC: Is There a Difference? Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : 2017.

Papamichael K, Chachu KA, Vajravelu R, Vaughn BP, Ni J, Cheifetz AS, Osterman MT: Improved long-term outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease receiving proactive compared to reactive monitoring of serum concentrations of infliximab Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 15 : 1580-8,2017.

Cross RK, Osterman MT, Panaccione R, Afzali A, Song X, Shi N, Ding Y, Wang A: The Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Crohn's Disease Treated with Vedolizumab and Anti-TNF Therapies Gastroenterology : 2017.

Osterman MT, Lichtenstein GR: Infliximab vs. Adalimumab for UC: Is There a Difference? Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 15 : 1197-9,2017.

Papamichael, Chachu KA, Vajravelu R, Vaughn B, Ni J, Osterman MT, Cheifetz AS: Proactive compared to reactive therapeutic drug monitoring of infliximab is associated with less IBD-related surgery and hospitalization Gastroenterology : 2017.

Papamichael K, Rakowsky S, Rivera C, Cheifetz AS, Osterman MT: Infliximab trough concentrations during maintenance therapy are associated with endoscopic and histologic healing in ulcerative colitis Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics : 2017.

Papamichael K, Osterman MT, Cheifetz AS: Reply Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 15 : 1638-9,2017.

Papamichael, Chachu KA, Vajravelu R, Vaughn B, Ni J, Osterman MT, Cheifetz AS: Proactive versus reactive therapeutic drug monitoring of infliximab in inflammatory bowel disease Gastroenterology : 2017.

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Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology
218 Wright-Saunders Building
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8900
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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