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David Whitcomb, MD, Gastroenterology, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian

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Gastroenterology Pittsburgh, PA

Pancreas Disease

Professor, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Prof. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD is an academic gastroenterologist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and is co-founder of Ariel Precision Medicine. He specializes in pancreas disease and complex genetic traits.

Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988 - 1990
  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1991 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1986 - 1998
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (AGAF) American Gastroenterological Association, 2011
  • Elected Member The American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2000
  • Fellow (FACG) American College of Gastroenterology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Protease-Sensitive Pancreatic Lipase Variants Are Associated with Early Onset Chronic Pancreatitis  
    David C Whitcomb, M Michael Barmada, The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Hereditary Pancreatitis in the United States: Survival and Rates of Pancreatic Cancer  
    Chandraprakash Umapathy, David C Whitcomb, Dhiraj Yadav, Nature
  • Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Significantly Reduces Quality of Life Even in the Absence of Overt Chronic Pancreatitis  
    Dhiraj Yadav, Bimaljit S Sandhu, Nalini M Guda, Vikesh K Singh, John Baillie, Randall Brand, Andres Gelrud, David C Whitcomb, Darwin Conwell, Stuart Sherman, Adam Sliv..., Nature

Lectures

  • PancreasFest 2012: Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Early Detection, Diagnosis & Treatment 
    UPMC Life Changing Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 7/26/2012

Other

Press Mentions

  • Newsmaker: Dr. David Whitcomb
    Newsmaker: Dr. David WhitcombAugust 3rd, 2016
  • Cystic Fibrosis Is Two Diseases, Study Suggests, and One Doesn't Affect Lungs
    Cystic Fibrosis Is Two Diseases, Study Suggests, and One Doesn't Affect LungsJuly 17th, 2014
  • 3 Leaders in Gastroenterology to Know This Week
    3 Leaders in Gastroenterology to Know This WeekJanuary 10th, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Feeding And Pancreatic REST In Acute PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2007–2012
  • NAPS2 Continuation Genome Wide Association Study Of PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2011
  • Digestive Diseases Training ProgramNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2003–2011
  • Pancreasfest 2010: Defining &Classifying Disease To Enhance Research &CareNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010
  • Naps2-As: RACE Dependent Risk For PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010
  • NAPS2 Continuation - Genome-Wide Association Study Of PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2008–2010
  • Translating Pancreatic Risk Into Personalized Medicine. A Meeting Of Thought LEANational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2009
  • Molecular Genetics Of Hereditary PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1999–2008
  • North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2)National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2002–2006
  • 14th Internatinal Symposium On Inherited DiseasesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2004
  • Alcohol And Altered Regulation Of Pancreatic SecretionNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism1995–1999
  • Regulation Of The Pancreatic Vagus By PP And PYYNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1994–1998
  • Linkage In Patients With Hereditary PancreatitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1996–1997

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