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Education & Training

  • Internship Program
    Baragwanth Hospital - South Africa
  • Residency Program
    Transvaal Mem Baragwanth
  • Fellowship Program
    Hosp For Sick Children -Canada

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology

National Provider ID: 1720160187


Benny Kerzner, M.D., 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.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Abbott Labs 

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 Sclerosing Cholangitis in Wiskott-Aldrich 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 in Salvador, Bahia

(1998) Vater Syndrome and Charge Association

4.7 / 5 4.7 out of 5 stars (based on 63 Patient/Family Ratings)

About Our Patient Satisfaction Scores

The main Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

The ratings below are the average of specific questions about interactions with the care provider.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • 4.8 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.6 / 5

    Likelihood of recommending Care Provider