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Michael L. Kochman, MD

Michael L. Kochman, MD Physician

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine Wilmott Family Professor Professor of Surgery

Dr. Kochman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Michael L. Kochman

Donald Martin Teaching Service Award

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2002, 2007 - 2009, and 2011 - 2016

Received the Penn Medicine Award of Excellence, 2006

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

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Sidney Cohen Teaching Award

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, 1993
  • Internal Medicine, 1989

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

  • Penn 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: University of Illinois School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center
Fellowship: Indiana University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology, National American College of Physicians, National American Gastroenterological Association, National American Society for Clinical Oncology, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Bockus International Society of Gastroenterology, International Council of Science Editors, National Delaware Valley Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local National Institutes for Health R03 Review Panel, National Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology, Local Philadelphia GI Training Group, Local World Association of Medical Editors, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kochman 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:

Banc-Husu Anna M, Ahmad Nuzhat A, Chadrasekhara Vinay, Ginsberg Gregory G, Jaffe David L, Kochman Michael L, Rajala Michael, Mamula Petar: Therapeutic Endoscopy for the Control of Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Children: A Case Series. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition : 2016.

Ma Gene K, Goldberg David S, Thiruvengadam Nikhil, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Kochman Michael L, Ginsberg Gregory G, Vollmer Charles M, Ahmad Nuzhat A: Comparing American Gastroenterological Association Pancreatic Cyst Management Guidelines with Fukuoka Consensus Guidelines as Predictors of Advanced Neoplasia in Patients with Suspected Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 223 (5): 729-737.e1,2016.

Tabibian James H, Tondon Rashmi, Kochman Michael L: Velvety-Red Esophageal Mucosa and Dysphagia: Coincidental or Causal? Gastroenterology 151 (4): 597-8,2016.

Thiruvengadam Nikhil R, Forde Kimberly A, Ma Gene K, Ahmad Nuzhat, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Ginsberg Gregory G, Ho Immanuel K, Jaffe David, Panganamamula Kashyap V, Kochman Michael L: Rectal Indomethacin Reduces Pancreatitis in High- and Low-Risk Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. Gastroenterology 151 (2): 288-297.e4,2016.

Repici Alessandro, Small Aaron J, Mendelson Aaron, Jovani Manol, Correale Loredana, Hassan Cesare, Ridola Lorenzo, Anderloni Andrea, Ferrara Elisa Chiara, Kochman Michael L: Natural history and management of refractory benign esophageal strictures. Gastrointestinal endoscopy 84 (2): 222-8,2016.

Tabibian James H, Kochman Michael L: Over-the-wire technique to facilitate over-the-scope clip closure of fistulae. Gastrointestinal endoscopy : 2016.

Ende Alexander R, Sedarat Alireza, Shah Pari, Jhala Nirag, Fraker Douglas L, Drebin Jeffrey A, Metz David C, Kochman Michael L: Risk factors for aggressive nonfunctional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and the role of endoscopic ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration. Endoscopic ultrasound 5 (1): 49-54,2016.

Kaimakliotis Pavlos, Riff Brian, Pourmand Kamron, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Furth Emma E, Siegelman Evan S, Drebin Jeffery, Vollmer Charles M, Kochman Michael L, Ginsberg Gregory G, Ahmad Nuzhat A: Sendai and Fukuoka Consensus Guidelines Identify Advanced Neoplasia in Patients With Suspected Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 13 (10): 1808-15,2015.

Pourmand Kamron, Riff Brian, Kochman Michael L, Ginsberg Gregory G, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Ahmad Nuzhat A: Predictors of Successful Endoscopic Closure of Gastrointestinal Defects: Experience from a Single Tertiary Care Center. Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 19 (9): 1691-8,2015.

Mendelson Aaron H, Small Aaron J, Agarwalla Anant, Scott Frank I, Kochman Michael L: Esophageal Anastomotic Strictures: Outcomes of Endoscopic Dilation, Risk of Recurrence and Refractory Stenosis, and Effect of Foreign Body Removal. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 13 (2): 263-271.e1,2015.

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Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8354
Fax: (215) 349-5915
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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