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Jordan KarlitzJordan Karlitz, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Academic Background
Dr. Jordan Karlitz graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology and genetics. He subsequently attended the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in Montreal where he received his medical degree in 2000. He received his internal medicine training at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/New York Presbyterian Hospital and completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in 2006.

Dr. Karlitz joined the faculty at the Tulane University School of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology in 2008 as assistant professor of medicine. His clinical interests and research centers on familial colon cancer syndromes, including hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).  

He recently started a hereditary GI cancer clinic at the Tulane Cancer center, the first of its kind in Louisiana. He also has an interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and completed a preceptorship in IBD sponsored by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently the associate program director of the gastroenterology fellowship program at Tulane.



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