Manuel A Amaris

Manuel A Amaris, M.D.

Program Director & Associate Professor

Department: MD-GASTROENTEROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9400

About Manuel A Amaris

Manuel A. Amaris, MD, came to the University of Florida from Southern Illinois University in Springfield (SIU), where he was the regional expert in GI motility and functional disorders.  Dr. Amaris began his role as Motility Program Director in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Florida on April 1, 2016. He completed an NIH-Sponsored Fellowship in Gastroenterology with emphasis in GI Motility from July of 2008 through June of 2001 at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. From November of 2002 through November of 2005, Dr. Amaris completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.  From September 1998 through September 2002, Dr. Amaris completed three Research Fellowships in GI Motility at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. Dr. Amaris received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Universidad del Rosario School of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia, his country of birth.

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Gastroenterology

Publications

2012
Characterization of the Upper Esophageal Sphincter Response During Cough
. 142(5):1229-1236
2012
Characterization of the upper esophageal sphincter response during cough.
Chest. 142(5):1229-1236 [DOI] 10.1378/chest.12-0638. [PMID] 22797662.
2002
Electrical activity from colon overlaps with normal gastric electrical activity in cutaneous recordings.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 47(11):2480-5 [PMID] 12452383.
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2002
Microprocessor controlled movement of solid colonic content using sequential neural electrical stimulation.
Gut. 50(4):475-9 [PMID] 11889065.
View on: PubMed
2002
Microprocessor-controlled colonic peristalsis: dynamic parametric modeling in dogs.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 47(5):1034-48 [PMID] 12018899.
View on: PubMed
2002
Microprocessor-controlled movement of solid colonic content using sequential neural electrical stimulation
. 50:475-479
2000
Microprocessor-controlled movement of solid gastric content using sequential neural electrical stimulation.
Gastroenterology. 118(2):258-63 [PMID] 10648453.
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1999
Acceleration of solid gastric emptying in dogs by electrical stimulation
Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 11(4)

Education

Fellowship
 – Gastroenterology
2009 · Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency – Internal Medicine
2005 · 
Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College

Research Fellowships – GI Motility
2002 · University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Medical Degree
1998 · Universidad del Rosario School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia

Contact Details

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