Robin D. Rothstein, MD

Professor, Clinical Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Co-Medical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Celiac sprue
  • Crohns disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Lymphocytic colitis
Research Interests
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • MD, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Board Certification
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Fellow, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Awards and Honors
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Neuroscience Fellowship Award
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Humanities Scholar Award
  • Medical School Graduation with Honors in Clinical Science
  • Kamorov Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology
  • Philadelphia Gastroenterology Research Group Measey Foundation Award
  • Pinnacle Award, American Pharmaceutical Association
  • Health Care Quality Alliance Best Doctors
  • Best Doctors in America®, Gastroenterology, 2015-2016



Ehrlich AC and Rothstein RD. Update on Inflammatory Markers in IBD.  JSM Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  2013;2(2): 1011:1-4.

Lipkin-Moore Zachary, Thomas RM, Rothstein Robin D. Multifocal Synchronous Granular cell tumors of the GI tract. ACG Case Reports 2014;1:193-195.

Ikonomi S, Rothstein RD, Ehrlich AC, Friedenberg FK. Measurement of fractional exhaled nitric oxide as a marker of disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease. J Gastro Panc Liver Dis 2016; 3 (1):1-7. 2016.

Ehrlich AC, Patel S, Meillier A, Rothstein RD, Friedenberg FK. Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2017 Feb 1:1-9. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2017.1283987.

Patel S*, Meiller A, Ehrlich AC, Rothstein RD, Friedenberg. Reading level analysis of Patient Education Materials Available on the Internet for IBD, Gastro 148;S785, 2015.

Ehrlich AC, Price A*, Philp M, Rothstein RD, Friedenberg FK. Predictors of Laparoscopic vs Open Ileocolic Resection in Crohn’s Disease. Gastro 2016, 150, Issue 4, Supplement 1, S789.

Ratings & Reviews


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  • 5.0
    November 25, 2018
    Dr. Rothstein exudes medical knowledge AND a warm sense of compassion.
  • 5.0
    November 18, 2018
    I can't speak highly enough about Dr. Rothstein and her staff. Always caring, courteous and professional. She answers every question of mine thoroughly and in terms I can understand. She's the best.
  • 5.0
    November 18, 2018
    I don't see Dr. Rothstein very often but I always look forward to our visits.
  • 5.0
    September 17, 2018
    Dr Rothstein made numerous calls and helped get me the medicine I needed. She went above and beyond what she needed to do to ensure I was taken care of.
  • 5.0
    August 20, 2018
    Dr Rothstein is my all time favorite doctor.
  • 5.0
    August 05, 2018
    always the best
  • 5.0
    June 09, 2018
    love Dr. Rothstein, she is thorough, compassionate and extremely knowledgeable and knows how to listen to concerns of the pt. So thankful for her!
  • 5.0
    June 08, 2018
    everything good to say about this doctor
  • 5.0
    May 23, 2018
    Dr. Rothstein has been my dr. for over 20 years. I have followed her to multiple heath systems.
  • 5.0
    May 01, 2018
    always communicated with my other docs if there were unusual problems
  • 5.0
    April 01, 2018
    I hate doctors. Wish every doctor was dr. rothstein