David Hershel Alpers

David Hershel Alpers, MD

Specializes In
  • Gastroenterology
Referral Type

Not Accepting New Patients

Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Nutrition/malnutrition, small and large intestinal diseases, general GI

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • VA Medical Center - St. Louis



Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Emeritus William B. Kountz Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Co-Director, Center for Human Nutrition

Publications & Research

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1965 Clinical and Research in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Research Associate

1964 Molecular Biology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland


1962 Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Medical Degree

1960 Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts


1956 Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Financial Disclosures
  • GlaxoSmithKline
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $10,000 - $19,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2021
  • Otsuka North America
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $40,000 - $59,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2021
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    • Consulting/Advisory Board: $60,000 - $79,999
    • Reporting Date: 05/01/2021

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