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Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Professor of Medicine

Administrative Title

Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program


Department of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology)

Clinical Expertise

General Gastroenterology Consultation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease- Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitisa

Research Expertise

Medical therapy for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease

Cancer Program
Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
» Gastrointestinal Medicine

Other Affiliations
American Gastroenterology Association
American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Duke University Medical Center

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications
Gastrointestinal Medicine, 1989
Internal Medicine, 1987

Honors and Award

  • Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Top Docs issue
  • Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008
  • Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007


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Contact Information

Gary R. Lichtenstein

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Gastroenterology
3 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: (215) 349-8222
Fax: (215) 349-5915

Dimka Braswell
Office Phone: 214-662-4301
Appointment Phone: 215-3498222
Fax: 215-349-5915

Language(s): English, French, Hebrew