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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

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
    • Colorectal and other Gastrointestinal Cancers
    • Endoscopy and other interventional diagnostic and treatment procedures
    • 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

Memberships

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

Affiliation

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.

Research

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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