Work History

Work History
Oct 1997 - Present

Medical Director

Springfield Ambulatory Surgical Center

Oversee medical care at the facility.

Jan 1993 - Present


Hillmont GI PC

Office patient care, perform GI procedures, see hospital patients, teach residents


Sep 1981 - May 1985


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Alpha Omega Alpha

Sep 1977 - May 1981


University of Pennsylvania

Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


James Taterka, M.D., currently serves as Medical Director for the Springfield Ambulatory Surgical Center and as a Physician at Hillmont G.I., P.C., both located in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. James Taterka’s professional expertise extends to the treatment of a wide array of gastroenterological diseases as well as diseases related to the liver. Dr. Taterka commenced his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with magna cum laude distinction and earned a membership with prestigious academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to pursue medical training at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, followed by an internship and residency at the Columbia University Medical Center. As Medical Director of the Springfield Ambulatory Surgical Center, Dr. James Taterka’s responsibilities include overseeing staff and screening for quality assessment purposes. Furthermore, at Hillmont G.I., Dr. Taterka mentors and teaches incoming interns and residents in addition to his other duties, which include treating the full spectrum of liver diseases as well as colon cancer screening. Dr. James Taterka maintains affiliations with a number of professional medical organizations, including the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to his professional commitments, Dr. Taterka remains active in various charitable activities and gives to organizations such as the National Holocaust Museum and the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). CGI dedicates itself to organizing concerned individuals and businesses in a concentrated international effort to alleviate major global concerns such as hunger, poverty, and the environment. 


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