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David S. Wernsing, MD, FACS
Gastrointestinal Surgery

 
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Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 20
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Administrative Assistant: Donna Hartey
Administrative Telephone: 215-829-8455
Administrative Fax: 215-829-5350

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Philadelphia, PA 19107
Clinical Telephone: 215-829-8455
Clinical Fax: 215-829-5350

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Dr. Wernsing is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and is a member of the Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Team.

 

 
Faculty Appointments
2014 - present Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2003 - 2014 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2003 - present Active Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - present Active Physician
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2002

Active Physician
Underwood Memorial Hospital
Woodbury, New Jersey

 
Education/Training
1991 - 1995 MD - UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
 
1986 - 1990 BA - Colgate University
 
Post Graduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1996 - 2001 Resident in General Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1995 - 1996 Intern in General Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
 
Memberships/Societies
 
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
 
Basic Science Research
1999 University of Pennsylvania, Pulmonary Oxidative Injury in a Mouse Model using Vascular Immununotargeting
 
1998 - 1999 University of Pennsylvania, Establishment of a Model of Lung Transplantation in a Rat
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
  1. Wernsing DS, Balderston R "Anterior Approach to the Lumbosacral Spine:  Anatomy and Techniques" In Rothman-Simeone's The Spine, 6e., Elsevier,  February 2011.
  2. Wernsing DS  “Ventral Hernias in the Bariatric Patient,” Bariatric Times, August, 2009
  3. Wernsing DS “The Evolving Role of Laparoscopy in the Surgical Management of Oncology Patients” Community Oncology 2006; 8:507-11.
  4. Wernsing DS  “Management of Ventral Hernias in the Bariatric Patient,” Bariatric Times, May 2006
  5. Wernsing DS, Balderston R "Anterior Approach to the Lumbosacral Spine:  Anatomy and Techniques" In Rothman-Simeone's The Spine, 5e., Elsevier, April 2006.
 
 
 
Awards
2006 

UPHS Quality and Patient Safety Awards – Honorable Mention
Blood Product Transfusion Improvement Initiative: Indications for Transfusion at the Time of Ordering

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dr. David Wernsing

 
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