David Forcione, MD

Primary Specialties:
  • Gastroenterology

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  • Education


    Medical School:

    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    Autoimmune Pancreatitis Type 2: Diagnostic Utility of PD-L1 Immunohistochemistry. Gupta R, Neyaz A, Chougule A, Akita M, Zen Y, Forcione D, Castillo CF, Ferrone CR, Deshpande V. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Jul;43(7):898-906. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001282.

    Peroral cholangioscopy with cholangioscopy-directed biopsies in the diagnosis of biliary malignancies: a systemic review and meta-analysis.Badshah MB, Vanar V, Kandula M, Kalva N, Badshah MB, Revenur V, Bechtold ML, Forcione DG, Donthireddy K, Puli SR.Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Aug;31(8):935-940. doi: 10.1097.

    Spontaneous Gastric Decompression of Walled-Off Pancreatic Necrosis. Cohen S, Forcione DG, Fagenholz PJ.J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Feb 7. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04121-3. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

    Preoperative endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP) is a risk factor for surgical site infections after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Peponis T, Panda N, Eskesen TG, Forcione DG, Yeh DD, Saillant N, Kaafarani HMA, King DR, de Moya MA, Velmahos GC, Fagenholz PJ. Am J Surg. 2019 Jul;218(1):140-144. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.09.033. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

    Case 23-2018: A 36-Year-Old Man with Episodes of Confusion and Hypoglycemia. Wexler DJ, Macias-Konstantopoulos W, Forcione DG, Xiong L, Cauley CE, Pierce KJ. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):376-385. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1802828. No abstract available.

    Efficacy and Safety of Lumen Apposing Self-Expandable Metal Stents for EUS Guided Cholecystostomy: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. Kalva NR, Vanar V, Forcione D, Bechtold ML, Puli SR. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Apr 12;2018:7070961. doi: 10.1155/2018/7070961. eCollection 2018.

    Moray micro forceps biopsy improves the diagnosis of specific pancreatic cysts. Zhang ML, Arpin RN, Brugge WR, Forcione DG, Basar O, Pitman MB. Cancer Cytopathol. 2018 Jun;126(6):414-420. doi: 10.1002/cncy.21988. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

    Feasibility and safety of microforceps biopsy in the diagnosis of pancreatic cysts. Basar O, Yuksel O, Yang DJ, Samarasena J, Forcione D, DiMaio CJ, Wagh MS, Chang K, Casey B, Fernandez-Del Castillo C, Pitman MB, Brugge WR. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Jul;88(1):79-86. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2018.02.039. Epub 2018 Mar 3.

    Eosinophilic gastritis with involvement of esophageal gastric inlet patch. Forcione DG, Lauwers GY, Garber JJ. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 May;87(5):1356-1358. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.020. Epub 2017 Nov 3. No abstract available.

    Surgical vs Endoscopic Management of T1 Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Modeling Decision Analysis. Chu JN, Choi J, Tramontano A, Morse C, Forcione D, Nishioka NS, Abrams JA, Rubenstein JH, Kong CY, Inadomi JM, Hur C. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar;16(3):392-400.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.10.024. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

    Needle-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy for Evaluation of Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas. Kadayifci A, Atar M, Basar O, Forcione DG, Brugge WR. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 May;62(5):1346-1353. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4521-2. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

    A meta-analysis and systematic review: Success of endoscopic ultrasound guided biliary stenting in patients with inoperable malignant biliary strictures and a failed ERCP. Moole H, Bechtold ML, Forcione D, Puli SR.Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(3):e5154. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005154. Review.

    Case 35-2016. A 62-Year-Old Man with Dysphagia. Kwak EL, Hong TS, Forcione DG, Kambadakone A, Lennerz JK. N Engl J Med. 2016 Nov 17;375(20):1983-1991. No abstract available.

    Late Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.Perez NP Jr, Forcione DG, Ferrone CR. Case Rep Pancreat Cancer. 2016 Nov 1;2(1):65-70. doi: 10.1089/crpc.2016.0015. eCollection 2016.

    Covered versus uncovered self-expandable metal stents for malignant biliary strictures: A meta-analysis and systematic review. Moole H, Bechtold ML, Cashman M, Volmar FH, Dhillon S, Forcione D, Taneja D, Puli SR. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2016 Sep;35(5):323-330. Epub 2016 Aug 27. Review.

    Radiofrequency ablation for the management of occluded biliary metal stents. Kadayifci A, Atar M, Forcione DG, Casey BW, Kelsey PB, Brugge WR. Endoscopy. 2016 Dec;48(12):1096-1101. Epub 2016 Oct 7.

    Value of adding GNAS testing to pancreatic cyst fluid KRAS and carcinoembryonic antigen analysis for the diagnosis of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms. Kadayifci A, Atar M, Wang JL, Forcione DG, Casey BW, Pitman MB, Brugge WR. Dig Endosc. 2017 Jan;29(1):111-117. doi: 10.1111/den.12710. Epub 2016 Oct 4.