Dr. Dennis D Black MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Dennis Black is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Memphis, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and one of 2 at Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals who specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Tennessee
Residency, Pediatrics, 1978 - 1979

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid Synergistically Attenuate Bile Acid-Induced Hepatocellular Apoptosis.
Tillman, E.M., Helms, R.A., Black, D.D.

Enteral fish oil for treatment of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in six infants with short-bowel syndrome.
Tillman, E.M., Crill, C.M., Black, D.D., Hak, E.B., Lazar, L.F., Christensen, M.L., Huang, E.Y., Helms, R.A.

Regulation of microsomal triglyceride transfer protein by apolipoprotein A-IV in newborn swine intestinal epithelial cells.
Yao, Y., Lu, S., Huang, Y., Beeman-Black, C.C., Lu, R., Pan, X., Hussain, M.M., Black, D.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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