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Stephen J. Heller, MD

Professor, Medicine
Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Temple University Hospital

Stephen Heller
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Contact Information

Contact Information



About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Small bowel enteroscopy

Research Interests

  • Endoscopic management of small bowel tumors and bleeding
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Wellesley Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 1998
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1997
  • Residency, Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, 1993
  • Internship, Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, 1991
  • MD, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1990
  • BA, Yale College,New Haven, CT, 1986


  • Gastroenterology


  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology

Honors & Awards

  • Top Doctors, Philadelphia magazine, 2015-2022
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Ltd., 2014

Digital Bibliography

View PubMed Publications

Other Publications

Heller SJ. Small bowel adenocarcinoma. Chapter 2, In: Capsule Endoscopy by Case Study. Daniel L. Raines, editor. American College of Gastroenterology. 2010. p 31-35.