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Brenda Horwitz, MD



Brenda Horwitz, MD


Professor, Clinical Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-9900

FAX: 215-707-2684

Email: brenda.horwitz@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology


Educational Background:


BA, Bucknell University


MD, Jefferson Medical College


Internship and Residency, Temple University School of Medicine


GI Fellowship, Temple University School of Medicine


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  • Internal Medicine, 1990
  • Gastroenterology, 1993
  • Gastroenterology recertification, 2003

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clinical Interests:


  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Women's issues in gastroenterology
  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid/peptic disorders

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research interests:


  • Remote endoscopic digital spectroscopy
  • Laser therapy for the treatment of Barrett's esophagus
  • Therapy for hepatitis C

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

16197490. Chang A, Skole K, Gautam M, Schmutz J, Black M, Thomas R, Horwitz B, Friedenberg FK, The impact of past alcohol use on treatment response rates in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 22:8(701-6)2005 Oct 15

14499770. Fisher RS, Bromer MQ, Thomas RM, Cohen S, Krevsky B, Horwitz B, Glazier KD, Das K, Das KM, Predictors of recurrent specialized intestinal metaplasia after complete laser ablation. Am J Gastroenterol 98:9(1945-51)2003 Sep

12416480. Horwitz BJ, FDA OK's two drugs for irritable bowel syndrome. The arsenal of IBS drugs is growing, but diagnosis is tricky. Health News 8:10(1-2)2002 Oct

11407347. Horwitz BJ, Fisher RS, The irritable bowel syndrome. N Engl J Med 344:24(1846-50)2001 Jun 14

10925975. Srinivasan R, Haywood T, Horwitz B, Buckman RF, Fisher RS, Krevsky B, Role of flexible endoscopy in the evaluation of possible esophageal trauma after penetrating injuries. Am J Gastroenterol 95:7(1725-9)2000 Jul

8934169. Krevsky B, Sher DJ, Horwitz BJ, Enhanced imaging of angiodysplasias using remote endoscopic digital spectroscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 44:5(598-602)1996 Nov

8917327. Clark CL, Horwitz B, Complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Esophagitis, acid laryngitis, and beyond. Postgrad Med 100:5(95-7, 100, 106-8 passim)1996 Nov

7559836. Horwitz BJ, Fisher RS, Intervening in GERD: the phases of management. Hosp Pract (1995) 30:9(43-50; discussion 50-2)1995 Sep 15

8338093. Horwitz B, Krevsky B, Buckman RF Jr, Fisher RS, Dabezies MA, Endoscopic evaluation of penetrating esophageal injuries. Am J Gastroenterol 88:8(1249-53)1993 Aug

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