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David B. Stewart, M.D.

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Surgical Specialties
500 University Drive, UPC II, Suite 3100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8887 Fax: 717-531-0646


Colon & Rectal Surgery

Patient Services Provided

Crohn's Disease Colon and Rectal Cancers Diverticulitis Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pelvic Floor Disorders Ulcerative Colitis

Professional Education

Fellowship, Surgery, Colon/Rectal, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington Univ. School of Medicine (2008) Residency, Surgery, General, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (California) (2006) Internship, Surgery, General, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (California) (2002) M.D., Baylor College of Medicine (Texas) (2001)

Research Interests

Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
Single Site Laparoscopy

Academic Interests

Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Single Site Laparoscopy
Pelvic Floor Disorders


Stewart DB, Messaris E.
Outcomes for Consecutive Patients Undergoing Single-Site Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Nov 29.
Wang L, Stewart DB.
Increasing hospital costs for Clostridium difficile
Surgery. 2011 Oct;150(4):727-35.
Stewart DB, Messaris E.
Early experience with single-site laparoscopic surgery
2012 Mar;26(3):777-82.
Stewart DB, Hollenbeak C, Boltz M.
Laparoscopic and open abdominoperineal
J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Nov;15(11):1928-38.
Stewart DB, Hollenbeak CS.
Clostridium difficile colitis: factors associated
J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Sep;15(9):1548-55

Honors and Awards

Department of Surgery Teacher of the Year Award, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 2006