Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD

Jonathan P. Terdiman, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology), UCSF

Phone: (415) 502-4444 (appts)
Box 1623, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1623

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Princeton University, A.B., cum laude, 1985
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, M.D., 1989

Professional Experience

  • 1989-1992
    Resident in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA
  • 1992-1993
    Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1993-1996
    Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-2000
    Staff Physician, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-2002
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-present
    Staff Physician, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-present
    Director of the Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program, UCSF, San Francisco, CA
  • 1998-present
    Clinical Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, UCSF, San Francisco, CA
  • 1998-present
    Member, Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1998-present
    Member, Gastrointestinal Oncology Section, American Gastroenterological Society, Bethesda, MD
  • 1999-present
    Member, Colorectal Cancer Initiative Team, American Cancer Society California Division, Oakland, CA
  • 2000-present
    Chair, Abstract Review Committee, GI Oncology Section, AGA, Bethesda, MD
  • 2001-present
    Co-Chair, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, northern California Chapter, Medical Advisory Board
  • 2002-present
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 2003-present
    Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 2005-present
    Member, Academy of Medical Educators, University of California, San Francisco, SF, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 2000
    UCSF Medical School Class of 2002, Excellence in Small Group Instruction, recipient
  • 2002
    UCSF Medical School Class of 2004, Excellence in Small Group Instruction, recipient
  • 2004
    UCSF Medical School Class of 2006, Excellence in Small Group Instruction, recipient
  • 2005
    Excellence in Direct Teaching, recipient, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators

Selected Publications

  1. Kidambi TD, Terdiman JP. Screening for Lynch Syndrome: It Is Time to Shift the Focus. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Jan 7.
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  2. Lee JK, Terdiman JP, Corley DA. Multitarget stool DNA testing for colorectal-cancer screening. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 10; 371(2):186.
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  3. Walsh JM, Potter MB, Arora M, Gildegorin G, Terdiman J. A workplace colorectal cancer screening program in firefighters: lessons learned. Occup Med (Lond). 2014 Jun; 64(4):255-8.
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  4. Shah S, Terdiman J, Gundling K, Mahadevan U. Immunoglobulin therapy for refractory Crohn's disease. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2014 Mar; 7(2):99-102.
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  5. Terdiman JP, Gruss CB, Heidelbaugh JJ, Sultan S, Falck-Ytter YT. American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Use of Thiopurines, Methotrexate, and Anti-TNF-a Biologic Drugs for the Induction and Maintenance of Remission in Inflammatory Crohn's Disease. Gastroenterology. 2013 Dec; 145(6):1459-63.
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  6. Truta B, Li DX, Mahadevan U, Fisher ER, Chen YY, Grace K, Velayos F, Terdiman JP. Serologic markers associated with development of Crohn's disease after ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Jan; 59(1):135-45.
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  7. Yurgelun MB, Mercado R, Rosenblatt M, Dandapani M, Kohlmann W, Conrad P, Blanco A, Shannon KM, Chung DC, Terdiman J, Gruber SB, Garber JE, Syngal S, Stoffel EM. Impact of genetic testing on endometrial cancer risk-reducing practices in women at risk for Lynch syndrome. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Dec; 127(3):544-51.
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  8. Kuppermann M, Wang G, Wong S, Blanco A, Conrad P, Nakagawa S, Terdiman J, Ladabaum U. Preferences for outcomes associated with decisions to undergo or forgo genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. Cancer. 2013 Jan 1; 119(1):215-25.
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  9. Katz L, Gisbert JP, Manoogian B, Lin K, Steenholdt C, Mantzaris GJ, Atreja A, Ron Y, Swaminath A, Shah S, Hart A, Lakatos PL, Ellul P, Israeli E, Svendsen MN, van der Woude CJ, Katsanos KH, Yun L, Tsianos EV, Nathan T, Abreu M, Dotan I, Lashner B, Brynskov J, Terdiman JP, Higgins PD, Chaparro M, Ben-Horin S. Doubling the infliximab dose versus halving the infusion intervals in Crohn's disease patients with loss of response. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Nov; 18(11):2026-33.
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  10. Larsen M, Hills N, Terdiman J. The impact of the quality of colon preparation on follow-up colonoscopy recommendations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Dec; 106(12):2058-62.
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  11. Lin KK, Velayos F, Fisher E, Terdiman JP. Durability of infliximab dose intensification in Crohn's disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Apr; 57(4):1013-9.
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  12. Ladabaum U, Wang G, Terdiman J, Blanco A, Kuppermann M, Boland CR, Ford J, Elkin E, Phillips KA. Strategies to identify the Lynch syndrome among patients with colorectal cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jul 19; 155(2):69-79.
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  13. Khan O, Blanco A, Conrad P, Gulden C, Moss TZ, Olopade OI, Kupfer SS, Terdiman J. Performance of Lynch syndrome predictive models in a multi-center US referral population. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Oct; 106(10):1822-7; quiz 1828.
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  14. Terdiman JP. The prevention of colitis-related cancer by 5-aminosalicylates: an appealing hypothesis that remains unproven. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Apr; 106(4):737-40.
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  15. Day LW, Espey DK, Madden E, Segal M, Terdiman JP. Screening prevalence and incidence of colorectal cancer among American Indian/Alaskan natives in the Indian Health Service. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jul; 56(7):2104-13.
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  16. Terdiman JP, McQuaid KR. Surveillance guidelines should be updated to recognize the importance of serrated polyps. Gastroenterology. 2010 Nov; 139(5):1444-7.
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  17. El-Nachef N, Terdiman J, Mahadevan U. Anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy for inflammatory bowel disease in the setting of immunosuppression for solid organ transplantation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 May; 105(5):1210-1.
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  18. Stoffel EM, Mercado RC, Kohlmann W, Ford B, Grover S, Conrad P, Blanco A, Shannon KM, Powell M, Chung DC, Terdiman J, Gruber SB, Syngal S. Prevalence and predictors of appropriate colorectal cancer surveillance in Lynch syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug; 105(8):1851-60.
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  19. Burt RW, Barthel JS, Dunn KB, David DS, Drelichman E, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Gruber SB, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Ismail MK, Jasperson K, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Martin EW, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Provenzale D, Rao MS, Shike M, Steinbach G, Terdiman JP, Weinberg D. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology. Colorectal cancer screening. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 Jan; 8(1):8-61.
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  20. Terdiman JP, Johnson LK, Kim YS, Sleisenger MH, Gum JR, Hayes A, Weinberg VK, McQuaid KR. Chemoprevention of colonic polyps with balsalazide: an exploratory, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Nov; 54(11):2488-96.
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