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David S. Wernsing, MD, FACS
Gastrointestinal Surgery

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Administrative Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 20
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Administrative Assistant: Gerri Kohlhofer
Administrative Telephone: 215-829-3697
Administrative Fax: 215-829-5350

Clinical Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 20
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Clinical Telephone: 215-829-3697
Clinical Fax: 215-829-5350

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Faculty Appointments
2003 - 2003 Clinical Associate in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School
of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2003 - present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2001 - 2002

Active Physician
Underwood Memorial Hospital
Woodbury, New Jersey

2002 - present Active Physician
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2002 - present Active Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1986 - 1990 BA - Colgate University
1991 - 1995 MD - UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Post Graduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1995 - 1996 Intern in General Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1996 - 2001 Resident in General Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
National Societies
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Regional and Local Societies
  • American Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Philadelphia Chapter (Physician-at-large)
Research Publications, non-peer reviewed
  1. Wernsing DS. Management of ventral hernias in the bariatric patient. Bariatric Times May 2006.
  2. Wernsing DS. The evolving role of laparoscopy in the surgical management of oncology patients. Community Oncology 8:507-511, 2006.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters
  1. Wernsing D. Spine access surgery. In Rothman D, Simeone F (eds.): The Spine. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2006).

Dr. David Wernsing

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