J. David Horwhat, MD, FACG, FASGE

J. David Horwhat, MD, FACG, FASGE

Areas of Interest

Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, Radiation Proctitis, Advanced Endoscopy, Cryotherapy Ablative Treatments


Temple University


Madigan Army Medical Center


Madigan Army Medical Center

Clinical & Research Fellowship

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center

Board Certification

Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Biographical Info

Dr. Horwhat is a Pennsylvania native who returned to practice in his home state after a 21-year career as an active duty military medical officer. Dr. Horwhat earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Cornell University in 1988 and his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Temple University in 1992. Dr. Horwhat completed his Internal Medicine training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship from Duke University Medical Center.

He has authored or co-authored over 70 publications, book chapters and abstracts and has lectured on numerous areas of advanced endoscopy. During fellowship training, Dr. Horwhat was involved with the development and clinical use of endoscopic spray cryotherapy along with Regional Gi’s Dr. Mark Johnston at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Horwhat continues to work with cryotherapy and other ablative treatments in Barrett’s esophagus, palliation of esophageal cancer and treatment of radiation proctitis and is recognized as a national expert in this area of gastroenterology.

Dr. Horwhat’s practice focuses on Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He has privileges at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital and UPMC Pinnacle Lititz..

Dr. Horwhat and his wife have three children.

© 2019 RGI Digestive Health  |   All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy
Font Resize