Benny Kerzner, MD Gastroenterologist



Benny Kerzner, MD, is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist with more than 30 years of experience. In addition to his medical and surgical expertise, he has experience with basic and clinical research. He has been listed as one of Washingtonian Magazine’s top doctors since 1985.

Dr. Kerzner established the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children’s National Health System. He has traveled to South Africa to examine nutritional issues and further investigate his interest of feeding disorders in children.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program
    Hosp For Sick Children -Canada
  • Residency Program
    Transvaal Mem Baragwanth
  • Internship Program
    Baragwanth Hosp - S Africa
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Benny Kerzner

Jack's Story

I know exactly how you are feeling! Our baby boy was very sick and no one could figure out what was wrong.

Evi's Story

"Every child, every life matters, and Dr. Bear is working to save them all."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy

(1998) Transitioning feeding tube dependent children to oral feeding

George Washington University Health Sciences Research Day

(1998) Multi-disciplinary treatment of feeding disorders

Inflammatory Bowel Diease in Children and Young Adults Correlation of Sonographic and Clinical Parameters during Treatment

(2000) American Journal of Roentgenology

Ipecac Toxicity in Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

(1998) Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Annual Meeting

(1995) Development of a hepatitis C virus-propagating cell line: a potential in-vitro model for drug testing and vaccine development

Primary Scierosing Cholangitis in WiskottAldrich Syndrome

(2001) Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Society of Pediatric Research Annual Meeting

(1995) Detection of copper binding ligands in rat bile by a new technique

The Brazilian Congress of Digestive Endoscopy

(1998) Association of Vater's Syndrome and Charge's Syndrome: Gastrointestinal Complications and Follow-up, A Case Report

The Brazilian Congress of Digestive Endoscopy

(1998) Severe Stricture of Esophagus: Case Report and Management

XI Brazilia Congress of Digestive Endoscopy SalvadeorBahia

(1998) Vater Syndrome and Charge Association

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