Dr. David R Lichtenstein MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. David Lichtenstein is a gastroenterologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Lichtenstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Portuguese and Vietnamese.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Biliary Tract Disease, Pancreas Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Vietnamese

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988–1991

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1991–1991

Duke University Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1985–1986

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 26 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Gastroenterology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Fellow (FACG), American College of Gastroenterology

Publications & Presentations

ASGE guideline: modifications in endoscopic practice for the elderly.
Qureshi, W. A., Zuckerman, M. J., Adler, D. G., Davila, R. E., Egan, J. V., Gan, S. I., Lichtenstein, D. R., Rajan, E., Shen, B., Fanelli, R. D., Van Guilder, T., Baron, T. H.

Hepatobiliary Complications of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Lichtenstein, D.R.


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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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