David E. Stein,

David E. Stein, MD


Associate Professor and Chair of Surgery, Director of Operations, Department of Ophthalmology


Drexel Surgery


Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colon Cancer

Practicing Since:



Drexel Surgery

219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.1750
Fax: 215.762.2901
Anal fissure - series; Anal sphincter anatomy; Anoscopy; Colitis; Colon cancer; Colon cancer - resources; Colon cancer - series; Colon cancer screening; Colon diverticula - series; Colon polyps; Colonoscopy; Colorectal polyps; Colostomy; Colostomy - series; Crohn's disease; Diverticulitis; Hemorrhoid surgery; Hemorrhoid surgery - series; Hemorrhoids; Incontinence - resources; Intestinal obstruction; Intestinal obstruction repair; Intra-abdominal abscess; Ischemic colitis; Laparoscopic surgery - series; Laparoscopy; Large bowel resection; Large bowel resection - series; Proctitis; Rectal cancer, x-ray; Rectal prolapse; Rectal prolapse repair; Rectal prolapse repair - series; Rectum; Ulcerative colitis; Minimally invasive surgery

Dr. David Stein's focus includes the laparoscopic treatment of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. He also has expertise in prevention strategies and identifying risk factors for colorectal cancer in younger patients, as well as outcomes analysis in colorectal surgery. Dr. Stein serves as the director of education and sits on the board of directors of the Susan Cohan Kasdas Foundation, for which he has created many health education programs.

He is board certified in both general surgery and colorectal surgery and is a member of numerous medical societies. Dr. Stein sees patients in Center City Philadelphia.

Awards and Honors

  • Physician of the Year, Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (2011)
  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2011-2016)


In the News

BA - Biology, Rutgers University (1990)
MD - Downstate Medical College, State University of New York, Brooklyn (1997)
General Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1997-1998)
General Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1998-2002)
Colorectal Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2002-2003)