CCE Gastrointestinal disorders: Penn Medicine by the numbers

July 10, 2009

The numbers behind Penn Medicine's GI program

The following data were evaluated to determine Penn Medical Center's standing as a Clinical Center of Excellence for gastrointestinal disorders:

1926: GI division founded

39: Faculty

15,000: Annual patient visits

30 percent: New patients annually

20,000: Annual endoscopic procedures

$12 million: 2008 NIH grants