Anthony Infantolino MDWilliam H. Rorer Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College; Associate Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anthony Infantolino, MD, is a native of New Jersey and he presently lives in Cherry Hill, NJ. He is The William Rorer Professor of Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of the Thomas Jefferson University. He is a full time academic faculty member and the co-chairman of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is the Director of The Jefferson Barrett’s Esophagus Treatment Center and Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound. He is Co-Director of the Jefferson GI Bleeding Center and Director of The Jefferson Complex Colon Polyp Center. He is an expert in a host of advanced endoscopic procedures including RFA/EMR for Barrett’s (BE), SB enteroscopy and the removal of complex colon polyps.
Dr. Infantolino completed undergraduate training at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ, and received a Bachelor of Science degree. Subsequently, he graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now known as Robert Wood Johnson Medical School). Dr. Infantolino became interested in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology during his internship and residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1985-1988) and went to The Graduate Hospital (affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center) to complete his GI Fellowship. He completed his training in 1990 and then joined the academic Gastroenterology Associate group at The Graduate Hospital. There he became Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He remained at Graduate until 1997.
In 1998, Dr. Infantolino was recruited to join the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center in Philadelphia. Since that time, he combines a very busy clinical practice with teaching of GI fellows, residents in internal medicine, and medical students of the Jefferson Medical College. He performs clinical research which is published regularly and presents this data at major GI meetings including DDW and ACG. Many of his publications are in the field of Barrett’s. He has performed over 2500 Radiofrequency ablations for BE which one of the largest series in the nation. He began The Jefferson Barrett’s Esophagus Treatment Center over 10 years ago along with other centers of excellence. He continues to be involved in cutting edge research in the field of Barrett’s including the use of novel screening devices, AI and biomarkers.