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David A. Sass, MD

David A. Sass, MD

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132 South Tenth Street
Suite 480, Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8900
(215) 503-2146 fax

Medical School

University of Cape Town - 1992

Residency

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Fellowship

Gastroenterology - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Transplant Hepatology - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Transplant Hepatology

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Honors and Awards

2013 - Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Gastroenterology, US News and World Report
2012 - Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Gastroenterology, US News and World Report
2010 - Golden Apple Award Nominee for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine
2009 - Golden Apple Award Nominee for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine
2008 - Golden Apple Award Nominee for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine
2003-2004 - AASLD/Schering Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award
2003 - University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine Research Award in Basic Science
2001 - ACG/Astra Zeneca Fellow-in-training Award at National Fellows Forum
2000 - Benjamin Gouley, MD Award, Albert Einstein Medical Center
1999 - Key Pharmaceutical Award, Albert Einstein Medical Center
1998 - Louis B. Schatz Memorial Award, Albert Einstein Medical Center
1997 - 1st place, Albert Einstein Physician’s Education Foundation Resident/Fellow Research Competition

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. A head CT is unnecessary in the initial evaluation of a cirrhotic patient with recurrent hepatic encephalopathy
  2. Pre-Liver Transplant Muscle Loss Is a Risk Factor for Post-Liver Transplantation Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
  3. Listing practices for morbidly obese patients at liver transplantation centers in the United States
  4. Terlipressin Plus Albumin Is More Effective Than Albumin Alone in Improving Renal Function in Patients with Cirrhosis and Hepatorenal Syndrome Type 1
  5. Long-Term Care of the Abdominal Organ Transplant Recipient: Pearls for the Primary Care Provider
  6. Liver and Kidney Transplantation: A Half-Century Historical Perspective
  7. Liver Retransplantation in Patients with HIV-1 Infection: An International Multicenter Cohort Study
  8. Antibiotic prophylaxis for pre-liver transplant patients: where is the evidence?
  9. Acute autoimmune hepatitis presenting with peripheral blood eosinophilia
  10. Hepatology and transplant hepatology: A case based approach
  11. Hepatology Update: Current Management and New Therapies
  12. Liver Transplantation in the 21st Century: Expanding the Donor Options
  13. The impact of biopsychosocial factors on quality of life: Women with primary biliary cirrhosis on waiting list and post liver transplantation
  14. Liver Disease in Pregnancy
  15. Uncertainty and liver transplantation: Women with primary biliary cirrhosis before and after transplant
  16. Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic: Budd-Chiari syndrome presenting as a caudate lobe pseudotumor
  17. Stigma and liver disease
  18. Preface
  19. Portal Hypertension and Variceal Hemorrhage
  20. The ACE gene I/D polymorphism does not affect the susceptibility to or prognosis of PBC