Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Mounzer, Rawad

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Rawad Mounzer, MD

Contact Dr. Mounzer

132 S. 10th Street
Suite 585
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8900
(215) 923-3447 fax

Medical School

American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon - 2005


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


Therapeutic Endoscopy, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
GI, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Gastroenterology

Research & Clinical Interest

Acute pancreatitis, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Keywords: Pancreas and Biliary disease, Gastrointestinal cancer , Barrett’s esophagus, Large colon polyps


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Comparison of FNA and fine-needle biopsy for EUS-guided sampling of suspected GI stromal tumors
  2. Per-oral video cholangiopancreatoscopy with narrow-band imaging for the evaluation of indeterminate pancreaticobiliary disease
  3. Endoscopic resection is cost-effective compared with laparoscopic resection in the management of complex colon polyps: An economic analysis Presented at Digestive Disease Week, May 16-19, 2015, Washington, DC (Gastrointest Endosc 2015;5:AB270).
  4. Endoscopic and surgical treatment of malignant colorectal polyps: A population-based comparative study
  5. Revised atlanta and determinant-based classification: Application in a prospective cohort of acute pancreatitis patients
  6. Genetics of acute and chronic pancreatitis
  7. Pharmacological therapy for acute pancreatitis: Where are we now? Where are we going?
  8. Comparison of existing clinical scoring systems to predict persistent organ failure in patients with acute pancreatitis
  9. Cardiovascular side effects of atomoxetine and its interactions with inhibitors of the cytochrome p450 system
  10. Lymphotoxin-alpha contributes to lymphangiogenesis
  11. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Before Liver Transplantation Does Not Affect Patient Survival
  12. Tertiary lymphoid tissues generate effector and memory T cells that lead to allograft rejection
  13. Lymphoid organ development: From ontogeny to neogenesis
  14. A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of rifaximin in patients with abdominal bloating and flatulence