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Robin Rothstein, MD


Robin Rothstein, MD


Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-9900

Fax:  215-707-2684

Email: robin.rothstein@tuhs.temple.edu




Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 1979


Medical degree, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 1981


Internship, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1982


Residency, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1983-1984


Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-1988


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clinical AND RESEARCH Interests:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Crohns disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Lymphocytic colitis

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board certifications:


  • Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

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professional affiliations:


  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology

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

26157873. Lipkin-Moore Z, Thomas RM, Rothstein RD, Multifocal Synchronous Granular Cell Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract. ACG Case Rep J 1:4(193-5)2014 Jul

24007408. Rothstein RD, Friedenberg FK, Linaclotide: a novel compound for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:15(2125-32)2013 Oct

11026927. Rothstein RD, Irritable bowel syndrome. Med Clin North Am 84:5(1247-57)2000 Sep

10650288. Rothstein RD, LiVolsi VA, Metaplastic ossification of a benign colonic polyp. Gastrointest Endosc 51:2(254)2000 Feb

9650023. Rothstein RD, Rombeau JL, Nutrient pharmacotherapy for gut mucosal diseases. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 27:2(387-401)1998 Jun

9512300. Rothstein RD, Kochman M, Large hyperplastic polyps of the right colon. Gastrointest Endosc 47:2(211-2)1998 Feb

9182228. Lynch JP, Rothstein RD, A gastric "bee-zoar". N Engl J Med 336:24(1763-4)1997 Jun 12

9078978. Rothstein RD, A systematic approach to the patient with dysphagia. Hosp Pract (1995) 32:3(169-75)1997 Mar 15

9075765. Rothstein RD, Shrager J, Rombeau JL, Perforated villous adenoma of the cecum: report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum 40:2(244-6)1997 Feb

8947000. Hunter RJ, Metz DC, Morris JB, Rothstein RD, Gastroparesis: a potential pitfall of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Am J Gastroenterol 91:12(2617-8)1996 Dec

8934176. Kroser J, Rothstein RD, Kochman ML, Endoscopic management of obstructive jaundice caused by hemobilia. Gastrointest Endosc 44:5(618-9)1996 Nov

8931437. Pfau P, Rothstein RD, Cytomegalovirus cecal ulcer in a patient awaiting cardiac transplantation. Am J Gastroenterol 91:11(2435-6)1996 Nov

8931420. Rothstein RD, Stecker M, Reivich M, Alavi A, Ding XS, Jaggi J, Greenberg J, Ouyang A, Use of positron emission tomography and evoked potentials in the detection of cortical afferents from the gastrointestinal tract. Am J Gastroenterol 91:11(2372-6)1996 Nov

7485028. Rothstein RD, Hunter R, Signet-ring carcinoma in Crohn's disease presenting as a neck mass. Am J Gastroenterol 90:11(2059-60)1995 Nov

10146425. Malet PF, Wisniewski F, Laufer I, Brugge WR, Rothstein RD, Auteri AG, Gohel V, Rosenberg DJ, Improved results of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy with the Dornier MPL 9000 for single gallstones. J Stone Dis 5:4(217-23)1993 Oct

8359085. Rothstein RD, Brugge WR, Malet PF, Effect of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ursodeoxycholic acid on gallbladder motility. Dig Dis Sci 38:9(1712-7)1993 Sep

8344110. Rothstein RD, Alavi A, Reynolds JC, Electrogastrography in patients with gastroparesis and effect of long-term cisapride. Dig Dis Sci 38:8(1518-24)1993 Aug

8469483. Rothstein RD, Rombeau JL, Intestinal malrotation during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 81:5 ( Pt 2)(817-9)1993 May

8441046. Kim CK, Juweid M, Woda A, Rothstein RD, Alavi A, Hepatobiliary scintigraphy: morphine-augmented versus delayed imaging in patients with suspected acute cholecystitis. J Nucl Med 34:3(506-9)1993 Mar

1517850. Rothstein RD, Alavi A, The evaluation of the patient with gastroparesis secondary to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. J Nucl Med 33:9(1707-9)1992 Sep

1629268. Rothstein RD, The ups and downs of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Hosp Pract (Off Ed) 27:7(38-40)1992 Jul 15

1648609. Diamond RH, Rothstein RD, Alavi A, The role of cimetidine-enhanced technetium-99m-pertechnetate imaging for visualizing Meckel's diverticulum. J Nucl Med 32:7(1422-4)1991 Jul

1708347. Rothstein RD, Johnson E, Ouyang A, Distribution and density of substance P receptors in the feline gastrointestinal tract using autoradiography. Gastroenterology 100:6(1576-81)1991 Jun

2022994. Rothstein RD, The role of scintigraphy in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. J Nucl Med 32:5(856-9)1991 May

2017958. Levine MS, Rothstein RD, Laufer I, Giant esophageal ulcer due to Clinoril. AJR Am J Roentgenol 156:5(955-6)1991 May

2196782. Rothstein RD, Gastrointestinal motility disorders in diabetes mellitus. Am J Gastroenterol 85:7(782-5)1990 Jul

2331197. Rothstein RD, Talbot GH, Saul SH, Nachamkin I, Ouyang A, Prevalence of Campylobacter pylori in a tertiary care hospital in the mid-Atlantic United States. Arch Intern Med 150:5(1132, 1134)1990 May

1692186. Rothstein RD, DeRiso J, Ouyang A, Ileocecal sphincter contraction to colonic distension: a tachykinin-mediated spinal reflex. Am J Physiol 258:4 Pt 1(G585-90)1990 Apr

2476938. Rothstein RD, Johnson E, Ouyang A, Substance P: mechanism of action and receptor distribution at the feline ileocecal sphincter region. Am J Physiol 257:3 Pt 1(G447-53)1989 Sep

2668169. Rothstein RD, Ouyang A, Chest pain of esophageal origin. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 18:2(257-73)1989 Jun

2811604. Rothstein RD, Ouyang A, Mechanism of action of neurotensin at the ileocecal sphincter region. Life Sci 45:16(1475-82)1989

3783361. Rothstein RD, Simon GL, Subacute pulmonary mucormycosis. J Med Vet Mycol 24:5(391-4)1986 Oct

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