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February 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 8

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Dr. David Forcione Joins Boca Regional as Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

Boca Raton Regional Hospital announces the appointment of David G. Forcione, M.D., to its medical staff as Medical Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, joining Dr. Stephen Steinberg as a member of The Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (CATE) and BocaCare® Physician Network. Dr. Forcione is a nationally known expert who specializes in interventional endoscopy, including disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts, early gastrointestinal malignancies (Barrett’s esophagus and complex colon polyps), and minimally invasive endoscopic therapies. He has a special interest in new device and technology implementation. Dr. Forcione most recently served as the acting head of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he has been since 1998.

Dr. Forcione earned his medical degree as valedictorian from Boston University School of Medicine, matriculating through the Seven Year BA/MD program. He completed his postgraduate training including internship, residency, clinical fellowship and research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School where he also completed the Harvard Leadership Course.
 
While at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Forcione held numerous positions in the Division of Gastroenterology including Associate Director of Interventional Endoscopy and Chair of the Gastrointestinal Unit Device and New Technology Committees. He also participated in the training of over 50 physicians in their Advanced Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Fellowships, and was the recipient of the Schapiro Award recognizing the best faculty teacher.
 
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