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Our Experts

We recognize that as a journalist you may need access to healthcare or research experts quickly. In an effort to assist you, we have developed a list of experts from Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

As a large academic medical center, we have experts in many areas. Therefore, if you do not see your topic of interest listed here, we may still be able to assist you with your story.

Please call our Public Affairs Department at 215-955-6300 at any time to discuss your needs.

Cancer

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Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD

Dr. Dicker, chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, is an international authority in radiation oncology, drug development and the treatment of prostate cancer and brain tumors. Learn More >

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Neal Flomenberg, MD

Dr. Flomenberg is chair of the Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and founder of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Learn More >

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Leonard Gomella, MD

Dr. Gomella, chair of the Department of Urology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, is involved in both basic science and clinical research in the development of new diagnostic techniques and treatments for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. Learn More >

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Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS

Dr. Yeo is the Samuel D. Gross Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He has personally performed more than 1,000 Whipple procedures and has treated thousands of patients with pancreatic and related cancer. Learn More >

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Scott A. Waldman, MD

Dr. Waldman is chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics whose goal is to promote, facilitate and enhance the discovery, development and rational utilization of novel pharmacotherapeutics. Learn More >

Cardiology

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Paul J. Mather, MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. Mather is a cardiologist and director of the Jefferson Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center. Learn More >

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Howard H. Weitz, MD

Dr. Weitz, nationally recognized as a clinician and educator, is director of the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University as well as the director of the Jefferson Heart Institute. Learn More >

Family and Community Medicine

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Christine A. Arenson, MD

Dr. Arenson is an associate professor and acting director of the Department of Family and Community Medicine of Thomas Jefferson University. Learn More >

Gastroenterology

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Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD

Dr. DiMarino is director of the Celiac Center, the Digestive Disease Institute and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, as well as co-director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Program. Learn More >

Infectious Diseases

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Kathleen Squires, MD

Dr. Squires is director of the Division of Infectious Diseases as well as the Immunology Program. Her research interests have been concentrated in the field of HIV infection. Learn More >

Integrative Medicine

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Anthony J. Bazzan, MD

Integrative Cancer Care Program of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health and on the medical staff in the Division of Internal Medicine. He is co-author of the popular press book, The Great Life Makeover — a guide to feeling better, looking better and living better in midlife and beyond. Learn More >

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Daniel A. Monti, MD

Dr. Monti, medical and executive director of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, is a leader in complementary and alternative medicine research and treatment. He is co-author of the popular press book, The Great Life Makeover — a guide to feeling better, looking better and living better in midlife and beyond. Learn More >

Neuroscience

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David W. Andrews, MD

Dr. Andrews is recognized as a world leader in radiosurgery and established the first Radiosurgery Program in the Delaware Valley in 1991. He has lectured throughout the world as an invited speaker on radiosurgery topics and is noted for his pioneering techniques in stereotactic radiotherapy. Learn More >

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Rodney D. Bell, MD

Dr. Bell, medical director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Stroke Center, was the nation's first doctor to perform brain perfusion for stroke treatment. Learn More >

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Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD

Dr. Rosenwasser, a cerebrovascular surgeon, is chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. He is world renowned for his surgical expertise in both preventing and treating life-threatening brain aneurysms. Learn More >

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A.M. Rostami, MD, PhD

Dr. Rostami is professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and director of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Research Laboratory at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience. Learn More >

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Stephen Silberstein, MD

Dr. Silberstein is professor of Neurology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and the director of the world-renowned Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Learn More >

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Michael R. Sperling, MD

Dr. Sperling is director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, as well as director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories at Thomas Jefferson University and Wills Eye Hospital. Learn More >

Organ Transplant

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Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, FACS

Dr. Doria, director of Jefferson's Department of Transplantation, specializes in liver, kidney, pancreas and multi-organ transplants. He developed a "bloodless" technique to perform liver resections and is a pioneer in performing robotic-assisted liver resections. Learn More >

Orthopedics

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Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD

Dr. Vaccaro is a spine surgeon with the Rothman Institute at Jefferson. He is the Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chair of Orthopedic Surgery and President of the Rothman Institute. Learn More >

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Gerald Williams, MD

Dr. Williams is director of the Jefferson Shoulder and Elbow Center, the largest, most experienced program in the Delaware Valley dedicated to the surgical treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. Learn More >

Sports Medicine

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Michael G. Ciccotti, MD

Dr. Ciccotti serves as chief, Division of Sports Medicine and director, Sports Medicine Center, at the Rothman Institute. Dr. Ciccotti's specialties include orthopedic surgery and shoulder and elbow surgery. In addition to his duties at Jefferson, he serves as director of Medical Services for the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team and St. Joseph's University. Learn More >