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David L. Jaffe, MD

David L. Jaffe, MD Physician

Director, Gastroenterology and Medical Director, Endoscopy, Penn Medicine Radnor
Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Jaffe is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. D Jaffe

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2015

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Gastroenterology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Risk Evaluation Program
    • Gastrointestinal Cancer Evaluation Center (GICEC)
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy and GI Diagnosis
    • Gastrointestinal Cancers
    • General Gastroenterology Consultation

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 1995

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Colon Cancer
  • colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumors
  • interventional endoscopy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • 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 Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital


American Gastroenterologic Association (AGA), National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), National Delaware Valley Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local


Dr. Jaffe 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.


Selected Publications:

Enestvedt BK, Tofani C, Lee DY, Abraham M, Shah P, Chandrasekhara V, Ginsberg G, Long W, Ahmad N, Jaffe DL, Mamula P, and Kochman ML: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the pediatric population is safe and efficacious Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 57 (5): 649,2013.

Ryan McConnell, Stephen Kim, Nuzhat A. Ahmad, Gary W. Falk, Kimberly A. Forde, Gregory G. Ginsberg, David L. Jaffe, George Makar, William B. Long, Kashyap Panganamamula, Michael L. Kochman: "Poor Discriminatory Function for Endoscopy Skills on a Computer-Based Simulator” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 76 (5): 993,2012.

Kim S, Spencer G, Makar GA, Ahmad NA, Jaffe DL, Ginsberg GG, Kuchenbecker KJ, Kochman ML.: Lack of a discriminatory function for endoscopy skills on a computer-based simulator Surgical Endoscopy 24 (12): 3008-3015,2010.

Kim S, Kedia P, Jaffe D, Ahmad N.: Impact of capsule endoscopy findings on patient outcomes. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 54 (11): 2441-8,2009.

Santos S, Uriel A, Park J, Lucas J, Carriero D, Jaffe D, Dieterich D.: Effect of switching to Tenofavir with emtricitabine in patients with chronic hepatitis B failing to respond to an Adefovir-containing regimen European Journal of Gastro and Hep 18 : 1247-1253,2006.

Bu-Ghanim M, Suriawinata A, Killackey M, Schwartz M, Jaffe D, Fiel I: Invasive Colloid Carcinoma Arising from Intraductal Papillary Neoplasm in a 50Year-Old Woman with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Seminars in Liver Disease 24 (2): 209-13,2004.

Liu LU, Schiano TD, Jaffe DL, Fishbein TM: Endoscopic diagnosis of bleeding Meckel’s diverticulum in a multivisceral transplant recipient American Journal of Transplantation 3 (1): 82-84,2003.

Fishbein T, Schiano T, Jaffe D, Kim-Schluger L, Facciuto M, Emre S, Sheiner P, Schwartz M, O’Rourke M, Miller C: Isolated intestinal transplantation in adults with nonreconstructible GI tracts Transplant Proc 32 (6): 1231-32,2000.

Schiano TD, Atillasoy E, Fiel MI, Wolf DC, Jaffe DL, Cooper JM, Jonas ME, Bodenheimer HC, Min AD: Fatal Fungemia Resulting From an Infected Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Stent American Journal of Gastroenterology 92 : 709-710,1997.

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Academic Contact Info

Division of Gastroenterology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
7th Floor; South Pavillion Expansion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4279
Fax: (215) 349-5915

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