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Ricardo Morgenstern,

MD

Title: Associate Professor

Practices: Drexel Gastroenterology

Specialty: Gastroenterology, Hepatology

Practicing Since: 1982

Locations:

Drexel Gastroenterology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.6220
Fax: 215.762.5034

Education

  • Physician and Surgeon, Universidad de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia (1981)

Other Languages Spoken

Spanish

Clinical Services

ERCP, Gastroenterology, Pancreatic disease, Biliary disease, Endoscopy - upper diagnostic and therapeutic, Endoscopy - advanced (EGD), Colonoscopy - diagnostic and screening, Polypectomy - difficult

Biography

Dr. Morgenstern consults on gastrointestinal and liver disease, with special expertise in infectious and parasitic diseases. He is an expert in diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy and upper digestive endoscopy.

Memberships:

  • Past secretary general and president, Bolivian Society of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
  • Past secretary and current member of the communication and publication committee, Inter-American Society for Digestive Endoscopy
  • Member, Endoscopy Committee and the Outreach Program, World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO)
  • Member, International Committee of the American Society of Gastroenterology
  • International coordinator, Latin American Endoscopy Training Center, La Paz, Bolivia

Awards and Honors:

  • Diploma for Exceptionally Meritorious Service as chief post medical advisor, Chochabamba, Embassy of the United States of America, Bolivia (2000)

Affiliated Hospitals:

  • Hahnemann University Hospital
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Fellowships

  • Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, U.K. (1987)
  • Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, U.K. (1988)

Residencies

  • Instituto Boliviano Japones, Universidad de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia (1983)
  • Instituto Boliviano Japones, Universidad de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia (1984)

Internships

  • Hospital Clinico Viedma, Universidad de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia (1982)

Publications

Selected Publications

"Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography in the pre-operative evaluation of living related liver transplant donors"
Kleeman C, Ringe B, Anjelly D, Ahmad A, Reynolds J, Morgenstern R
Gastroenterology;134(Suppl 1):A-805, 2008