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Antonio Cheesman Rocca, MD, Gastroenterology, Saint Louis, MO, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

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Gastroenterology Saint Louis, MO

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Cheesman Rocca

Dr. Antonio Cheesman Rocca is a gastroenterologist in Saint Louis, MO and is affiliated with SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of San Martin de Porres Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 10 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French. He specializes in advanced endoscopic interventional and is experienced in gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy.

Education & Training

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai HospitalFellowship, Gastroenterology, 2016 - 2020
  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    St Louis University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 2013 - 2016
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolResearch Fellowship, 2011 - 2012
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolCertificate, Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, 2011 - 2012
  • Univ San Martin de Porres- Fac Med
    Univ San Martin de Porres- Fac MedClass of 2010, MD, Valedictorian

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society New York Chapter, 2019
  • Chief Fellow in Gastroenterology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2018-2019
  • Valedictorian University of San Martin de Porres Faculty of Medicine, 2010

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Role and technique of endoscopic ultrasound placement of fiducial markers in gastrointestinal malignancies  
    Antonio R. Cheesman, Christopher J. DiMaio, Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 10/24/2017
  • Capsule endoscopy in the octogenarian: Equally safe compared to the younger. Results from a comparative study  
    Gomez V., Cheesman A., Heckman M., Rawal B., Stark M., Lukens F., Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, 2013
  • Giant B-cell lymphoma of the limb’s soft tissues  
    Juarez G. (Cheesman A. – Collaborator), Peruvian Journal of Internal Medicine, 2010
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Abstracts/Posters

  • An exceedingly rare complication of heroin abuse
    Cheesman A., McCartney C., Hammami M., Rodhin M., Missouri Chapter of the ACP, St Louis, MO, 11/1/2014
  • Asymptomatic Cryptococcal Peritonitis Proceeding to a Fatal Disseminated Disease in a Cirrhotic Patient
    Muhammad Hammami MD, Antonio Cheesman MD, Elie Chahla MD, Bruce R. Bacon, MD, ACG 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 10/2014
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Making the diagnosis in Amyloidosis
    McCartney C., Cheesman A., Hammami M., Neumayr R., Missouri Chapter of the ACP, St Louis, MO, 9/1/2014
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French

Hospital Affiliations