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Dr. Jeffrey Tokar, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Tokar

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Ave Apt C300 Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Dr. Jeffrey Tokar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1997 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(215) 728-2577

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Dr. Tokar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Tokar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tokar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tokar treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tokar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tokar treats Gastritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tokar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tokar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Balloon Assisted Deep Enteroscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryoablation
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polyps
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spirus® Enteroscopy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Hepatitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

During my gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at the University of Virginia, I became interested in 'interventional and therapeutic endoscopy.' I completed an extra year of training to learn how to perform advanced endoscopic procedures. These...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
2003
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
1998
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
Medical School
1993
University at Albany
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
2000
1998
1997
1993

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Clinical T1 Micropapillary Urothelial Carcinoma Presenting with a Metastasis to the Pancreas., July 2011
  • Spiral enteroscopy: prospective U.S. multicenter study in patients with small-bowel disorders, Sept 2010
  • Temporary placement of covered self-expandable metal stents in benign biliary strictures: a new paradigm?, 2008
  • Small Bowel Cancers Diagnosed by Device-assisted Enteroscopy at a U.S. Referral Center: A Five-Year Experience, March 2011
  • Double-balloon enteroscopy in the elderly: safety, findings, and diagnostic and therapeutic success, March 2010
  • Proteomic Analyses of Pancreatic Cyst Fluids, 2009
  • Complications associated with Double Balloon Enteroscopy at 9 U.S. Centers, 2009
  • Symptomatic cardiac toxicity is predicted by dosimetric and patient factors rather than changes in 18F-FDG PET determination of myocardial activity after chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer., July 2012
  • Defining venous involvement in borderline resectable pancreatic cancer, Nov 2010
  • Use of an over-the-scope clipping device: multicenter retrospective results of the first U.S. experience (with videos)., July 2012

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