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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Mark Reichelderfer, MD heads the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic as well seeing general GI patients for consultation and gastrointestinal procedures. He also provides services through our Liver and Pancreas program.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

UW Health Clinics

Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map
Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital and Clinics, Cooperstown, NY
Internship Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital and Clinics, Cooperstown, NY
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1974


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Best Doctors® in America 2011

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Reichelderfer's research interests include improvement in diagnostic imaging and therapy for inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening in average-risk and high-risk populations, improved genetic screening for colon and other GI cancer in at-risk families, nutrition and celiac sprue.

PubMed Articles
Sievers CK Zou LS Pickhardt PJ Matkowskyj KA Albrecht DM Clipson L Bacher JW Pooler BD Moawad FJ Cash BD Reichelderfer M Vo TN Newton MA Larget BR Halberg RB . Subclonal diversity arises early even in small colorectal tumours and contributes to differential growth fates. Gut. 2016 Sep 8;
[PubMed ID: 27609830]
Bowman EA Pfau PR Mitra A Reichelderfer M Gopal DV Hall BS Benson ME . High Definition Colonoscopy Combined with i-SCAN Imaging Technology Is Superior in the Detection of Adenomas and Advanced Lesions Compared to High Definition Colonoscopy Alone. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2015;2015:167406
[PubMed ID: 26167108]
Benson M Grimes I Gopal D Reichelderfer M Soni A Benson H Austin K Pfau P . Influence of previous night call and sleep deprivation on screening colonoscopy quality. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Aug;109(8):1133-7
[PubMed ID: 24980883]
Perlman SB Hall BS Reichelderfer M . PET/CT imaging of inflammatory bowel disease. Semin Nucl Med. 2013 Nov;43(6):420-6
[PubMed ID: 24094709]
Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Pooler BD Hinshaw JL Barlow D Jensen D Reichelderfer M Cash BD . Assessment of volumetric growth rates of small colorectal polyps with CT colonography: a longitudinal study of natural history. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Jul;14(8):711-20
[PubMed ID: 23746988]
Saha S Midtling E Roberson E Nair VA Wald A Reichelderfer M . Dysmenorrhea in women with Crohn's disease: a case-control study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Jun;19(7):1463-9
[PubMed ID: 23598814]
Benson M Pier J Kraft S Kim D Pickhardt P Weiss J Gopal D Reichelderfer M Pfau P . Optical colonoscopy and virtual colonoscopy numbers after initiation of a CT colonography program: long term data. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2012 Dec;21(4):391-5
[PubMed ID: 23256122]
Johnson EA De Lee R Agni R Pfau P Reichelderfer M Gopal DV . Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy to Guide Real-Time Endoscopic Therapy in Barrett's Esophagus with Dysplasia. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2012 May;6(2):285-92
[PubMed ID: 22754488]
Benson ME Horton W Gluth J Pfau PR Einarsson S Lucey MR Soni A Reichelderfer M Gopal DV . Fiscal analysis of establishment of a double-balloon enteroscopy program and reimbursement. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Apr;10(4):371-6.e1-2
[PubMed ID: 22226892]
Hancock S Bowman E Prabakaran J Benson M Agni R Pfau P Reichelderfer M Weiss J Gopal D . Use of i-scan Endoscopic Image Enhancement Technology in Clinical Practice to Assist in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy: A Case Series and Review of the Literature. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2012;2012:193570
[PubMed ID: 23243384]
Rice JP Lubner M Taylor A Spier BJ Said A Lucey MR Musat A Reichelderfer M Pfau PR Gopal DV . CT portography with gastric variceal volume measurements in the evaluation of endoscopic therapeutic efficacy of tissue adhesive injection into gastric varices: a pilot study. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Aug;56(8):2466-72
[PubMed ID: 21336602]
Lapp RT Spier BJ Perlman SB Jaskowiak CJ Reichelderfer M . Clinical utility of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in inflammatory bowel disease. Mol Imaging Biol. 2011 Jun;13(3):573-576
[PubMed ID: 20574849]
Barancin C Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Spier B Lindstrom M Reichelderfer M Gopal D Pfau P . Prospective blinded comparison of polyp size on computed tomography colonography and endoscopic colonoscopy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 May;9(5):443-5
[PubMed ID: 21277389]
Rice JP Spier BJ Gopal DV Soni A Reichelderfer M Pfau PR . Outcomes of sphincter of oddi manometry when performed in low volumes. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2011;2011:435806
[PubMed ID: 21747651]
Benson M Dureja P Gopal D Reichelderfer M Pfau PR . A comparison of optical colonoscopy and CT colonography screening strategies in the detection and recovery of subcentimeter adenomas. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Dec;105(12):2578-85
[PubMed ID: 20842111]
Benson ME Byrne S Brust DJ Manning B 3rd Pfau PR Frick TJ Reichelderfer M Gopal DV . EUS and ERCP complication rates are not increased in elderly patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Nov;55(11):3278-83
[PubMed ID: 20186485]
Weiss JM Attia S Bailey HH Weber S Hu J Reichelderfer M Gopal DV . Metastatic soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed by small bowel video capsule endoscopy. J Clin Oncol. 2010 May 20;28(15):e233-5
[PubMed ID: 20368563]
Benson ME Reichelderfer M Said A Gaumnitz EA Pfau PR . Variation in colonoscopic technique and adenoma detection rates at an academic gastroenterology unit. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Jan;55(1):166-71
[PubMed ID: 19156519]
Spier BJ Perlman SB Jaskowiak CJ Reichelderfer M . PET/CT in the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease: studies in patients before and after treatment. Mol Imaging Biol. 2010 Jan-Feb;12(1):85-8
[PubMed ID: 19430844]
Grimes IC Einarsson S Spier BJ Reichelderfer M . Mercury ingestion retrieved by colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Sep;70(3):559-60; discussion 560
[PubMed ID: 19555945]