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. Suboptimal Agreement Among Cytopathologists in Diagnosis of Malignancy Based on Endoscopic Ultrasound Needle Aspirates of Solid Pancreatic Lesions: A Validation Study
  2. The -251 A/T Polymorphism in the IL8 Promoter is a Risk Factor for Acute Pancreatitis
  3. A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Learning Curves and Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Among Advanced Endoscopy Trainees: The Rapid Assessment of Trainee Endoscopy Skills Study
  4. Comparison of FNA and fine-needle biopsy for EUS-guided sampling of suspected GI stromal tumors
  5. Per-oral video cholangiopancreatoscopy with narrow-band imaging for the evaluation of indeterminate pancreaticobiliary disease
  6. 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).
  7. Endoscopic and surgical treatment of malignant colorectal polyps: A population-based comparative study
  8. Revised atlanta and determinant-based classification: Application in a prospective cohort of acute pancreatitis patients
  9. Genetics of acute and chronic pancreatitis
  10. Pharmacological therapy for acute pancreatitis: Where are we now? Where are we going?
  11. Comparison of existing clinical scoring systems to predict persistent organ failure in patients with acute pancreatitis
  12. High endothelial venule reporter mice to probe regulation of lymph node vasculature
  13. Cardiovascular side effects of atomoxetine and its interactions with inhibitors of the cytochrome p450 system
  14. Lymphotoxin-alpha contributes to lymphangiogenesis
  15. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Before Liver Transplantation Does Not Affect Patient Survival
  16. Dynamic imaging of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes using a bimodal nanoparticulate contrast agent
  17. Tertiary lymphoid tissues generate effector and memory T cells that lead to allograft rejection
  18. Lymphoid organ development: From ontogeny to neogenesis
  19. A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of rifaximin in patients with abdominal bloating and flatulence