Dr. James Penn joins Gastroenterology Consultants


James R. Penn, MD, has joined Gastroenterology Consultants PA of Edison and Old Bridge, and will be seeing patients at both locations.

Penn was serving as the chief gastroenterology fellow at the Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School prior to joining Gastroenterology Consultants this summer.

Penn earned his medical degree as well as served his internship, residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

A 2012 inductee into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Penn was the recipient of the Intern of the Year Award from the Department of Internal Medicine in 2013, the Resident of the Year [the Avedis K. Khachaduirian Award] in 2015, the Best Teaching Attending Award in Internal Medicine in 2016 and Outstanding Fellow Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017.

He was board certified in internal medicine in 2016.

Penn was appointed chief medical resident for the 2015-16 academic year and was an academic teaching hospitalist at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro from 2015-19.

As an undergraduate at Rutgers University, he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences, winning numerous scholarships in his field of study.

The son of Robert and Lucille Penn of Sayreville, Penn grew up in the Middlesex County community, graduating from Bishop Ahr [now St. Thomas Aquinas] High School in Edison.

Gastroenterology Consultants has offices at 205 May Street in Edison and at 3 Hospital Plaza, Suite 415, in Old Bridge.

To contact Gastroenterology Consultants, call 732-661-9225 for the Edison office, 732-360-2282 for the Old Bridge office or 732-820-4566 for the May Street Surgi-Center.