Our Staff

Gastroenterologist in Philadelphia, PA

All our professionals at Philadelphia Gastroenterology Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in gastroenterology.

Philadelphia Gastroenterology Group

Richard Gambescia, MD 

Dr. Richard Gambescia grew up in south Philadelphia and attended Central High School. He then went to Temple University followed by medical school at Hahnemann Medical College. Internal Medicine Internship and residency was carried out Hahnemann Hospital.

Dr. Gambescia went on to do his GI fellowship at University of Miami where he had special interests in GI Endoscopy and Hepatology. He went into practice in 1976 and in 1981 he was one of the founding members of the Philadelphia Gastroenterology Group where he still practices part time. He currently peruses diagnostic Gastroenterology and Hepatology. During his 35 year career, in addition to taking care of patients, which was always his primary focus, he was president of the staff at Hahnemann University Hospital, St. Agnes Hospital and obtained the title of Clinical Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Gastroenterology Association. Currently he and Dr. Martins co-direct the Endoscopy unit at Hahnemann University Hospital.

Dr. Gambescia’s father and uncle were both doctors who practiced in south Philadelphia and center city. “Uncle Joe”, as he was known to all of Dr. Richard’s colleagues, was a Gastroenterologist who guided him to GI. Foremost, Dr. Richard learned from them that the center of a practice is the patient and their care comes before all else.

Dr. Gambescia lives in Florida most of the year with his wife where he relaxes and works/volunteers for the department of health in Key West doing GI and Hepatology. He has 2 grown children and 2 step sons. When he and his wife are in the Philadelphia area, Dr. Gambescia works for PGG part time, but most importantly he still roots for all the Philadelphia sports teams no matter where he is. His current leisure interests include: boating, fishing, traveling, photography, and scuba diving.

Larry Borowsky, MD 

Dr. Borowsky has lived in the Philadelphia area his entire life.  His undergraduate degree is from the University of Pennsylvania, and he graduated from Hahneman Medical College in 1980.  His internship, residency and GI fellowship were all at Hahnemann.  After completing his GI fellowship in 1985, Dr. Borowsky served as the Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at Hahnemann from 1985 to 1987.

In 1987 Dr. Borowsky joined the Philadelphia Gastroenterology Group, P.C. and has devoted the last 25 plus years of his career to growing our practice.  He has a special interest in therapeutic endoscopy, particularly ERCP, to non-surgically treat a variety of disorders of the pancreas, bile duct and gall bladder.  He also has performed thousands of routine and therapeutic upper endoscopies (EGD) and colonoscopies.

Dr. Borowsky is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and an active member of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

Dr. Borowsky lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife Pam of 37 years and has three grown sons.  He enjoys playing golf and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Golf Association of Philadelphia.  He is a passionate fan of all the Philadelphia professional sports teams.

Beth Gardner, MD 

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Nancy Grayboyes, MD 

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Seth Kaufer, DO 

Dr. Seth Kaufer was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania.  He studied Biochemistry at Lafayette College in Easton, PA before moving to Philadelphia in 2003 to attend medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his medical internship, residency, and gastroenterology fellowship with Drexel University College of Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital in Center City Philadelphia. 

Dr. Kaufer is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  He is an active member of Pennsylvania Medical Society and specializes in upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, feeding tubes, and video capsule endoscopy.  He is excited to be part of the Philadelphia Gastroenterology Group and brings his cutting edge knowledge of GI diagnostics and treatments with special interests in liver disease, GI motility, and nutrition. 

Dr. Kaufer lives in South Philadelphia and is active in sports and politics in the community.