Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Alexander Schlachterman, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Gastroenterology - Advanced Endoscopy (EUS-Ultrasound, ERCP, Bariatric)
Gastroenterology - GI Cancer (Colon, Rectal, Liver, Bile Duct, Esophagus)
Gastroenterology - Pancreatic, Bile Duct & Gallbladder Disease

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

132 S. 10th Street
Suite 480
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8900
Fax: (215) 503-2527

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hahnemann University Hospital


  • University of South Florida


  • University of South Florida

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Pancreatic function testing for the early diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis

Contained esophageal perforation: “Winner, winner, chicken bone dinner”

The use of a lumen-apposing metal stent for a short malignant duodenal stricture in a patient with a coexisting metal biliary stent

EUS-guided, through-the-needle forceps: clenching down the diagnosis

Transpapillary drainage has no added benefit on treatment outcomes in patients undergoing EUS-guided transmural drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts: A large multicenter study

Type III choledochal cyst and anomalous pancreatobiliary junction

Hyperinsulinism Hyperammonemia Syndrome, a Rare Clinical Constellation

Biliary duct hamartomas in polycystic liver disease

Current and future treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatitis C: Treatment of difficult to treat patients

Do medicine residents triage patients with gastrointestinal bleeding appropriately?

Portal vein delivery of viral vectors for gene therapy for hemophilia

Portal vein delivery of viral vectors for gene therapy for hemophilia

Iatrogenic duodenal perforation treated with endoscopic placement of metallic clips: A case report

Deceptive gastrointestinal morbidity

A zymogen-like factor Xa variant corrects the coagulation defect in hemophilia

Assessing the potential for AAV vector genotoxicity in a murine model

Mouse models of cystathionine β-synthase deficiency reveal significant threshold effects of hyperhomocysteinemia

Long-term expression of murine activated factor VII is safe, but elevated levels cause premature mortality

Erratum: "Prolonged susceptibility to antibody-mediated neutralization for adeno-associated vectors targeted to the liver" (Molecular Therapy)