David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497

Video: Dr. Weinberg, Chief of Gastroenterology

David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc, Chair, Dept of Medicine; Chief, Gastroenterology Section; Audrey Weg Schaus and Geoffrey Alan Weg Chair in Medical Science; Member: Keystone Program in Personalized Risk

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Philadelphia Magazine
Top Doctors 2015

Patient Stories from Fox Chase Patients Dr. Weinberg's
Patient Stories

  • Albert Anderson - Colon Cancer Patient Stories
  • James Slade - Prostate Cancer Patient Stories, Colon Cancer Patient Stories, Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patient Stories

Clinical Expertise:

General Gastroenterology; Molecular Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Disease; Risk Assessment


American Board of Internal Medicine;

Medical Education

MSc, Cancer Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1997;
MD, Cornell University Medical College, NY, NY, 1989


Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA


Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Honors and Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs 2009-2015

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal cancer prevention and control; cancer chemoprevention; cost and clinical effectiveness studies.



  1. Siedler MR, Allen JI, Falck-Ytter YT, Weinberg DS.  AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines: Robust, Evidence-Based Tools for Guiding Clinical Care Decisions. Gastroenterology. 2015 Aug;149(2):493-5
  2. Moayyedi P, Weinberg DS, Sch√ľnemann H, Chak A. Management of pancreatic cysts in an evidence-based world. Gastroenterology. 2015 Apr;148(4):692-5
  3. Rex DK, Schoenfeld PS, Cohen J, Pike IM, Adler DG, Fennerty MB, Lieb JG, Park WG, Rizk MK, Sawhney MS, Shaheen NJ, Wani S, Weinberg DS. Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy.  Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jan;110(1):72-90
  4. Weinberg DS, Myers RE, Keenan E, Ziring B, Sifri R, Ruth K , Ross E and Manne S:  Gene Environment Risk Assessment and Colorectal Cancer Screening in an Average Risk Population:  A Randomized, Controlled Trial.  Annals of Internal Medicine 2014; 161(8):537-45
  5. Horwitz E and Weinberg DS: Medicare Physician Payment Data: Is this Transparency? Ann Intern Med. 2014;161:291-292
  6. Weinberg DS and Schoen RE: New Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening. Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(9):ITC5-1
  7. Weinberg DS, Keenan E, Ruth K, Devarajan K, Rodoletz M, Bieber EJ. A randomized trial comparing a web-based versus print-based intervention to increase CRC screening. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:122-9.
  8. Shaheen N, Denberg T, Chou R, Qaseem A, Shekelle P, Weinberg DS: Overuse of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in acid reflux disease. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157:808-816