Clinical Expertise

 

  • Diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts and applications of ERCP/EUS in diagnosis and management of complex cases, including management of strictures and stone related to chronic pancreatitis.
  • Endoscopic Oncology: Diagnosis and Minimally Invasive Endoscopic treatment of superficial GI neoplasms (pre-cancerous (dysplasia) and early superficial cancer- High Grade Dysplasia – intramucosal cancer) including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) or Hybrid EMR/deep dissection technique. Use of EUS and/or ERCP and ductoscopy to evaluate suspected neoplasms and indeterminate strictures. Endoscopic Full Thickness resection and third space endoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of neoplasms within the walls of the GI tract.
  • EUS guided fiducials placement for Image Guided Radiation Therapy (Radiosurgery by Cyberknife, GammaKnife).
  • Barrett’s esophagus evaluation and multimodality therapeutic endoscopy options and applications individualized to patients.
  • Endoscopic Bariatrics – endoscopic intervention as a primary or secondary treatment for weight loss including transoral gastric outlet reduction of dilated anastomosis after gastric bypass or primary endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. Patients are carefully screened and managed in collaboration with a bariatric surgeon or metabolic and bariatric surgery service.
  • Device Assisted Single Balloon Deep Enteroscopy for diagnosis and therapeutic intervention of the deep small bowel and post-surgical cases.
  • GI bleeding and endoscopic treatment including cyanoacrylate injection for gastric varices.
  • Endoscopic treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum.
  • High-quality direct access screening colonoscopy for average and high risk individuals.
  • Endoscopic feeding tubes placement; including PEG, PEG-J, and direct PEJ tubes.
  • Evolving endoscopic techniques, innovations and its’ applications to managing patients.