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Darryn R Potosky
 

Darryn R Potosky M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
dpotosky@medicine.umaryland.edu
Location: UMMC, N3W50
Phone: (410) 328-1358
Fax: (410) 328-1897

Personal History:

Darryn Potosky M.D. is a board certified Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Potosky received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland College Park, and his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers where he was chosen as Chief Resident. He performed his Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship also at the University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers. In addition, Dr. Potosky has completed a one year fellowship at the University of Maryland in Transplant Hepatology, focusing on the care of patients in and around the time of liver transplantation.

Clinical Speciality:

Cirrhosis, Liver Transplantation, General Hepatology, Treatment of Esophageal and Gastric Varices

Publications:

Chen Z, Eggerman T, Potosky D, Arborati M, Patterson A. Calcium increased apolipoprotein B mRNA editing. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2000; 277:221-227.

Xu H, Chaturvedi R, Cheng Y, Bussiere F, Asim M, Yao M, Potosky D, Meltzer S et al. Spermine Oxidation Induced by Helicobacter pylori Results in Apoptosis and DNA Damage: Implications for Gastric Carcinogenesis. Cancer Research 2004; 64:8521-8525.

Potosky D, Howell C. Nitazoxanide: A potential novel agent for Hepatitis C. Current Hepatitis Reports 2009; 2:39-40.

Potosky D, Twaddell W, Khurana S. Image of the month. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Presenting as Painless Jaundice. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010 Feb; 8(2):e15-16. Epub 2009 Jul 14.

Potosky D, Greenwald BD. Gastrointestinal Diseases. In Wolfsthal SD, ed. Medicine: National medical series for independent study, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008, pp. 185-244.

Potosky D, Thomas A, Greenwald BD. Gastrointestinal Diseases. In Wolfsthal SD, ed. Medicine: National medical series for independent study, 7th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press for 2011.

Potosky D, Goldberg E. How to differentiate intrahepatic cholestasis from extrahepatic obstruction in the cirrhotic patient. Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions. In press for 2011.