Thomas E. Werth, M.D.

Thomas E. Werth, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 646
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-4711

Professional Bio

Dr. Werth is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Medical Director of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Endoscopy Cente and serves as the Program Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship training program He attended medical school at University of Kansas, Kansas City. He did his internship, Residency and fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard, Boston. Dr. Werth is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Werth has previously held faculty appointments with medical schools in Texas and North Carolina. He assisted with the establishment of the liver transplant program in Charlotte and is experienced in the care of patients with advanced hepatolbiliary and gastrointestinal disease. He has participate din a number of clinical research trials including treatments of Hepatitis C Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Cirrhosis and IBS.

Recent Journal Articles

2007
Lewis, JH; Mortensen, ME; Zweig, S; et al. "Efficacy and Safety of High-Dose Pravastatin in Hypercholesterolemic Patients with Well-Compensated Chronic Liver Disease: Results of a Prospective, randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Multicenter Trial." Hepatology. 2007; 46: 1453-1463.
2006
Bertagnolli, MM; Eagle, CJ; Zauber, AG; et al. "Celecoxib for the Prevention of Sporadic Colorectal Adenomas." New England Journal of Medicine. 2006; 355: 873-874.
2004
Muir, AJ; Bornstein, JD; Killenberg, PG; et al. "Peginterferon Alfa-2b and Ribavirin for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Blacks and Non-Hispanic Whites". New England Journal of Medicine. 2004; 350: 2265-2271.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

M.D. | Medicine | University of Kansas Medical SchoolAttended 1981 - 1985
BA | University of KansasAttended 1976 - 1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center07/01/1986 - 06/30/1988
Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center06/17/1985 - 06/30/1986