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David O. Rahni, MD

  • Gastroenterology
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Languages Spoken English
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  • Bio
    Dr. Rahni earned his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his internal medical residency at Harvard Medical School-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He subsequently received his gastroenterology fellowship training at Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital where he also served as a Chief GI Fellow. Dr. Rahni’s completed an additional fellowship in advanced endoscopy at the Dartmouth University Geisel School of Medicine-Hitchcock Medical Center where he received extensive training in the most current advanced therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic procedures. Dr. Rahni’s clinical practice includes general gastroenterology—colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease. His area of special expertise is in the advanced procedures including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of Barrett’s esophagus, endoscopic mucosal resection of gastrointestinal tumors, gastrointestinal stenting, pancreatic cyst drainage, as well as pancreatic and biliary diseases. He has performed thousands of colonoscopies, upper endoscopies, EUSs, and ERCPs. He has published multiple scholarly articles on diverse subjects in gastroenterology in nationally acclaimed peer reviewed journals. Dr. Rahni remains active in research in the areas of endoscopy, pancreatic disease, and biliary diseases. Dr. Rahni is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He sees patients in the West Orange office and his hospital affiliations include Saint Barnabas and Morristown Medical Centers. Dr. Rahni also enjoys spending time with his family and has travelled extensively visiting over 40 countries. His hobbies include constructing and developing Japanese pond gardens and playing basketball.
    Clinical Interests

    Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal disease and cancers

  • Medical School

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn

    Internship

    Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston

    Residency

    Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston

    Fellowship

    Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, Rhode Island Dartmouth University Hitchcock Medical Center , New Hampshire

    Publications
    • Title:The cook-out crisis: Intestinal perforation from ingested grill cleaning wire brush bristles
      Authors: Perera P, Rahni DO, Akerman P
      Publisher:ACG poster presentation
      Date:2014
      Issue:
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    • Title:Multicenter study on the value of ICD-9-CM codes for case identification of celiac disease
      Authors:Tanpowpong P, Broder-Fingert S, Obuch JC, Rahni DO, Katz AJ, Leffler DA, Kelly CP, Camargo CA Jr
      Publisher:Ann Epidemiol
      Date:2013
      Issue:136-42
      Description:
    • Title:The overuse of serum ceruloplasmin measurement
      Authors: Tapper EB, Rahni DO, Arnaout R, Lai M
      Publisher:Am J Med
      Date:2013
      Issue:926.e1-5
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    • Title: Intermittent esophageal dysphagia: an intriguing diagnosis
      Authors: Gnanapandithan K, Rahni DO, Habr F
      Publisher:Dysphagia lusoria, Gastroenterology
      Date:2014
      Issue:146(4):e3-4.
      Description:
    • Title:A rare etiology of hematochezia
      Authors:Rahni DO, Lu S, and Pressman A
      Publisher:Am J Gastroenterol
      Date:2014
      Issue:109:1325.
      Description:
    • Title:Aortoesophageal Fistula
      Authors: Rahni DO, Beland M, Habr F.
      Publisher:Supplement to the American Journal of Gastroenterology
      Date:2014
      Issue:S3 (1)
      Description:
    • Title: A problem within case of colonic intussusception secondary to colonic lipoma
      Authors:Rahni DO, Friedman K, Smith J
      Publisher:accepted by Gastroenterology
      Date:2014
      Issue:
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    • Title:The safety of fecal transplant for recurrent C.difficile infection
      Authors:Rahni DO, Wilson D, Kelly C
      Publisher:ACG Poster presentation
      Date:2014
      Issue:
      Description:
    • Title:Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gastro-gastrostomy for Surveillance of Gastric MALT Lymphoma in a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Patient
      Authors: Sampath K, Rahni D, Gordon S.
      Publisher:ACG Poster presentation
      Date:2017
      Issue:
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  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARP Healthcare
    • Active Care (Worker's Comp)
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health (Managed Medicaid Plan)
    • Aetna Health Plans of NJ
    • Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime
    • America's Health Plan
    • Amerigroup (Managed Medicaid Plan)
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem Health
    • BeechStreet PPO
    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield NJ
    • Charity Care Accepted
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Behavioral
    • Cigna Healthcare/Great West
    • Community Care Network
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Coventry First Health
    • Devon Health Services
    • Emblem Health/GHI
    • Emblem Health/QualCare
    • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • Empire through Blue Card Program
    • Evolutions Health Systems
    • First Health Network
    • First Managed Care Option
    • First MCO (Worker's Comp)
    • Galaxy Health Care
    • GHI PPO
    • GHI through QualCare (only for patients where the Qualcare logo appears on ID card)
    • Great-West (Cigna)
    • Health New Federal Services
    • Health Republic Insurance of NJ
    • HealthNet Federal Health Services (TriCare-Champus)
    • HIP PPO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Omnia
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    • Horizon Casualty Services (Worker's Comp & No Fault)
    • Horizon NJ Health (managed Medicaid plan)
    • Intergroup Services
    • Magellan Behavioral Health
    • Magnacare
    • Managed Health Network
    • MCS Patient Centered Health Care Network
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Multiplan/Beechstreet/PHCS/Viant
    • Multiplan/PHCS
    • National Health Plan
    • National Preferred Provider Network (NPPN)/Plan Care America
    • National Provider Network
    • New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund
    • New Jersey Manufacturers through Horizon Casualty
    • No Insurance
    • Optum Behavioral Health
    • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plan HMO
    • Oxford Health Plan PPO
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Oxford Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • QualCare Workers Comp
    • Railroad Medicare
    • Tricare
    • United Behavioral
    • United Health Care
    • United Healthcare Community Plan (formerly Americhoice Managed Medicaid)
    • United Medicare Advantage Plan
    • United Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service Plans (PFFS)
    • US Family Health Plan - A Tricare Network
    • US Family Plan
    • Value Options
    • WellCare
    • Wellcare Managed Medicaid (Family Care)
    • Wellcare Managed Medicare
    Insurance ID Numbers

    AARP Healthcare,Active Care (Workers' Comp),Aetna,Aetna Better Health (managed Medicaid plan),Aetna Health Plans of NJ,Aetna Medicare NNJ Prime,America’s Health Plan,Amerigroup (managed Medicaid plan),AmeriHealth,Anthem Health,BeechStreet PPO,Blue Cross/Bl