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Monica Saumoy, MD, MS

Monica Saumoy, MD, MS Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Saumoy is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2017
  • Internal Medicine, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bowel Disorders
  • Bowel incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Digestive Conditions
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • H. Pylori Infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Motility Disorders
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
  • Rectal Disorders
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (Short Gut Syndrome)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • 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
  • Consumer Health Network
  • 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
  • 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: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, National American College of Gastroenterology, National American Gastroenterological Association, National American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National ASGE Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program, National Association for Bariatric Endoscopy, National New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local Obesity Medicine Association, National The Obesity Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Saumoy 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.
  • Princeton HealthCare System: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Saumoy M, Kumta NK, Tyberg A, Brown EG, Lieberman M, Eachempati SR, Winokur RS, Gaidhane M, Sharaiha RZ, Kahaleh M: Transcutaneous Endoscopic Necrosectomy for Walled-off Pancreatic Necrosis in the Paracolic Gutter J Clin Gastroenterol 52 (5): 458-463,2018.

Saumoy M, Kahaleh M: Safety and Complication of Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound Clin Endosc 51 (3): 235-238,2018.

Tyberg A, Saumoy M, Vazquez Sequeiros E, Giovannini M, Artifon E, Teoh A, Nieto J, Desai AP, Kumta NA, Gaidhane M, Sharaiha RZ, Kahaleh M: EUS Guided versus Percutaneous Gallbladder Drainage: Isn’t it Time to Convert? J Clin Gastroenterol 52(1) : 79-84,2018.

Dawod E, Saumoy M, Xu MM, Kahaleh M: POEM in Jackhammer Esophagus: A trick of the trade Endoscopy 49(10) : E254-55,2017.

Tyberg A, Saumoy M, Kahaleh M: Using NOTES to salvage a misdeployed lumen-apposing metal stent during an endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy Endoscopy 49(10) : 1007-8,2017.

Saumoy M, Dawod E, Xu MM, Kahaleh M: Two-step endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for metastatic holangiocarcinoma Endoscopy 49(9) : E210-11,2017.

Schneider Y, Brown RS, Saumoy M, Schwartz RE, Gupta V, Rosenblatt R: Hepatology Highlights Hepatology 66(2) : 309-11,2017.

Saumoy M, Nassani N, Ortiz J, Parra V, Tyberg A, Kahaleh M: Gastric-per oral endoscopic myotomy (G- POEM) for gastroparesis after botulinum toxin injection Endoscopy 49(10) : E256-57,2017.

Daweod E, Novikov A, Nassani N, Xu MM, Saumoy M, Afaneh C, Sharaiha RZ: Successful endoscopic removal of an eroded gastric ring with subsequent suturing of the luminal defect Endoscopy 49(7) : E173-4,2017.

Xu MM, Carames C, Novikov A, Saumoy M, Afaneh C, Kahaleh M, Sharaiha RZ: One-step endoscopic ultrasound-directed gastro-gastrostomy ERCP for the treatment of bile leak Endoscopy 49(7) : 715-16,2017.

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Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Boulevard
7th Floor, South Pavilion

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