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Department of Internal Medicine

Digestive Diseases

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Robert Weesner, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Indiana University Medical School
  • Internship: Cincinnati General Hospital
  • Residency: Cincinnati General Hospital
  • Fellowship: Cincinnati General Hospital

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Flex Certificate - Ohio 1974
  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building, 7th Floor
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • PO Box 670595, ML 0595
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 670595
  • Office 513-558-5244
  • Fax 513-558-6013
  • Email robert.weesner@med.va.gov

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Fischer, D R; Nussbaum, M S; Pritts, T A; Gilinsky, N H; Weesner, R E; Martin, S P; Giannella, R A 1999. Use of omeprazole in the management of giant duodenal ulcer: results of a prospective study. Surgery, 126 4, 643-8; discussion 64

Park, S I; Saxe, J C; Weesner, R E 1993. Does use of the Coloscreen Self-Test improve patient compliance with fecal occult blood screening? The American journal of gastroenterology, 88 9, 1391-4

Mendenhall, C L; Chedid, A; French, S W; Ray, M; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Weesner, R E; Gartside, P S 1991. Alpha-fetoprotein alterations in alcoholics with liver disease. V.A. Cooperative Study Groups. Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire), 26 5-6, 527-34

Romeo, D P; Weesner, R E; Giannella, R A 1990. Misdiagnosis of the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome due to hyperlipidemia. Gastroenterology, 99 5, 1511-3

Mendenhall, C L; Gartside, P S; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Weesner, R E; Chedid, A 1989. Longevity among ethnic groups in alcoholic liver disease. Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire), 24 1, 11-9

Mendenhall, C; Roselle, G A; Lybecker, L A; Marshall, L E; Grossman, C J; Myre, S A; Weesner, R E; Morgan, D D 1988. Hepatitis B vaccination. Response of alcoholic with and without liver injury. Digestive diseases and sciences, 33 3, 263-9

Roselle, G A; Mendenhall, C L; Grossman, C J; Weesner, R E 1988. Lymphocyte subset alterations in patients with alcoholic hepatitis. Journal of clinical & laboratory immunology, 26 4, 169-73

Weesner, R E; Kolinjivadi, J; Giannella, R A; Huitger-O'Connor, T; Genta, R M 1988. Effect of Strongyloides ratti on small bowel function in normal and immunosuppressed host rats. Digestive diseases and sciences, 33 10, 1316-21

Petersen, J H; Weesner, R E; Giannella, R A 1987. Escherichia coli peritonitis after left-sided colonoscopy in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. The American journal of gastroenterology, 82 2, 171-2

Mendenhall, C L; Roselle, G A; Grossman, C J; Rouster, S D; Weesner, R E 1986. False positive tests for HTLV-III antibodies in alcoholic patients with hepatitis. The New England journal of medicine, 314 14, 921-2

Mendenhall, C L; Tosch, T; Weesner, R E; Garcia-Pont, P; Goldberg, S J; Kiernan, T; Seeff, L B; Sorell, M; Tamburro, C; Zetterman, R 1986. VA cooperative study on alcoholic hepatitis. II: Prognostic significance of protein-calorie malnutrition. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 43 2, 213-8

Weesner, R E; Ruffolo, J J; Murphy, R F; Dincsoy, H P; Mendenhall, C L 1985. Effect of chronic ethanol consumption on the pancreas of the hamster. Digestive diseases and sciences, 30 2, 168-77

Mendenhall, C L; Anderson, S; Weesner, R E; Goldberg, S J; Crolic, K A 1984. Protein-calorie malnutrition associated with alcoholic hepatitis. Veterans Administration Cooperative Study Group on Alcoholic Hepatitis. The American journal of medicine, 76 2, 211-22

Dincsoy, H P; Weesner, R E; MacGee, J 1982. Lipogranulomas in non-fatty human livers. A mineral oil induced environmental disease. American journal of clinical pathology, 78 1, 35-41

Simko, V; McCarroll, A M; Goodman, S; Weesner, R E; Kelley, R E 1980. High-fat diet in a short bowel syndrome. Intestinal absorption and gastroenteropancreatic hormone responses. Digestive diseases and sciences, 25 5, 333-9

Weesner, R E; Mendenhall, C L; Morgan, D D; Kessler, V; Kromme, C 1980. Serum alpha-fetoprotein: changes associated with acute and chronic ethanol ingestion in the resting and regenerating rat liver. The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine, 95 5, 725-36

King, K; Genta, R M; Giannella, R A; Weesner, R E . Congenital hepatic fibrosis and cerebral aneurysm in a 32-year-old woman. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 5 3, 481-4

Park, S I; Genta, R S; Romeo, D P; Weesner, R E . Colonic abscess and focal peritonitis secondary to india ink tattooing of the colon. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 37 1, 68-71