Joseph M. Huber Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Richard I. Rothstein, MD is the Joseph M. Huber Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and for the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is also a Professor of Surgery.
Dr. Rothstein is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine (1980), and did his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA (1980-1983). He pursued his fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH (1983-1985) joining the medical School faculty in 1985.
Dr. Rothstein was Director of Gastroenterological Research and Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Lab, before becoming the Section Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1997, a position he held for 15 years. He served as the Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education from 1993 to 2013, and now serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.
Dr. Rothstein has a special interest in esophageal function and disease. He participated in the research and development of endoscopic therapies for the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dr. Rothstein’s other interests include the endoscopic management of Barrett’s esophagus , the evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, chemo-interventional trials for prevention of gastrointestinal neoplasia, the endoscopic treatment of obesity, the evolving field of NOTES (natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery), and the potential role of robotics in endoscopy.
Dr. Rothstein has participated in numerous committees for the American Gastroenterologic Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American College of Gastroenterology. He participates actively in national and international educational programs concerning current and future endoscopic technologies. He has been consistently funded in his research efforts for over 30 years and has continuously published papers, chapters and abstracts in his areas of interest.
Saturday, October 26
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 26
2:05 PM – 2:25 PM
Tuesday, October 29
7:25 AM – 7:45 AM