Dennis J Yang

Dennis J Yang, M.D.

Program Director And Clin Associate Professor

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

About Dennis J Yang

Dennis Yang, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the University of Florida Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and serves as the Program Director for the advanced endoscopy fellowship training program. Dr. Yang received his medical degree at Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. He completed an internal medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Florida. Additionally, he completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.

Dr. Yang has centered his professional career on the diagnosis and treatment of pancreaticobiliary diseases and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. His clinical interest is focused on minimally invasive interventional endoscopic procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Gastroenterology

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-3038-4669

Publications

2021
Barrett’s esophagus after sleeve gastrectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(2):343-352.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.08.008. [PMID] 32798535.
2021
CYP2C19 genotype variability in patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux after per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM).
Endoscopy international open. 9(6):E843-E847 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1401-9853. [PMID] 34079865.
2021
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the gastrointestinal tract among patients with negative nasopharyngeal COVID-19 testing prior to endoscopy.
Endoscopy international open. 9(8):E1276-E1282 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1490-9234. [PMID] 34447876.
2021
Efficacy of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Superficial Gastric Neoplasia in a Large Cohort in North America.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 19(8):1611-1619.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.06.023. [PMID] 32565290.
2021
Endoscopic resection of T1 colorectal cancer before surgery does not affect recurrence.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 94(2):405-407 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2021.03.020. [PMID] 33993989.
2021
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in North America: A Large Prospective Multicenter Study.
Gastroenterology. 160(7):2317-2327.e2 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.02.036.
2021
Endoscopic submucosal dissection vs. endoscopic mucosal resection for early Barrett’s neoplasia in the West: a retrospective study.
Endoscopy. [DOI] 10.1055/a-1541-7659. [PMID] 34450667.
2021
ENDOSCOPIC SUBMUCOSAL DISSECTION WITH CIRCUMFERENTIAL INCISION VERSUS TUNNELING METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF SUPERFICIAL ESOPHAGEAL CANCER.
Arquivos de gastroenterologia. 58(2):195-201 [DOI] 10.1590/S0004-2803.202100000-35. [PMID] 34190781.
2021
Endoscopic ultrasound guided gastrojejunostomy for gastric outlet obstruction.
World journal of gastrointestinal surgery. 13(7):620-632 [DOI] 10.4240/wjgs.v13.i7.620. [PMID] 34354796.
2021
Evaluating learning curves and competence in colorectal EMR among advanced endoscopy fellows: a pilot multicenter prospective trial using cumulative sum analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(3):682-690.e4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.09.023. [PMID] 32961243.
2021
Factors Associated With Inpatient Endoscopy Delay and its Impact on Hospital Length-of-Stay and 30-Day Readmission.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2021.06.009. [PMID] 34116246.
2021
Gastric per-oral endoscopic myotomy (G-POEM) for refractory gastroparesis: results from an international prospective trial.
Gut. [DOI] 10.1136/gutjnl-2020-322756. [PMID] 33741641.
2021
Overutilization of surgery for superficial gastric carcinoma in USA: is it still the case in 2020?
Endoscopy international open. 9(7):E994-E996 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1393-5804. [PMID] 34222619.
2021
Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Esophagogastric Junction Outflow Obstruction: A Multicenter Pilot Study.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 19(8):1717-1719.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.08.048. [PMID] 32835840.
2021
Practice patterns, techniques, and outcomes of flexible endoscopic myotomy for Zenker’s diverticulum: a retrospective multicenter study.
Endoscopy. 53(4):346-353 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1219-4516. [PMID] 32663877.
2021
Prospective evaluation of an assessment tool for technical performance of duodenoscopes.
Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society. 33(5):822-828 [DOI] 10.1111/den.13856. [PMID] 33007136.
2021
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.10.020. [PMID] 33583532.
2021
Surgery Referral of Colorectal Polyps Based on Real-Time Optical Diagnosis Alone: There is More to this Than Meets the Eye.
Gastroenterology. 160(6):2215-2216 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.01.012. [PMID] 33453236.
2021
Zenker’s peroral endoscopic myotomy, or flexible or rigid septotomy for Zenker’s diverticulum: a multicenter retrospective comparison.
Endoscopy. [DOI] 10.1055/a-1518-7223. [PMID] 34198355.
2020
Anal Molluscum Contagiosum.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.07.059. [PMID] 32758555.
2020
Correction: Prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus in obese patients undergoing pre-bariatric surgery evaluation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy. 52(7) [DOI] 10.1055/a-1174-3656. [PMID] 32422660.
2020
Diagnostic yield of EUS-guided through-the-needle microforceps biopsy versus EUS-FNA of pancreatic cystic lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 8(5):E656-E667 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1119-6543. [PMID] 32355885.
2020
Discrepancy between self-reported and actual colonoscopy polypectomy practices for the removal of small polyps.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 91(3):655-662.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.10.024. [PMID] 31669181.
2020
Effect of referral pattern and histopathology grade on surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(3):702-711.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.04.041. [PMID] 32334014.
2020
Endoscopic full-thickness resection of a stomach gastrointestinal stromal tumor using a dedicated full-thickness resection device.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 5(10):470-472 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2020.05.024. [PMID] 33103000.
2020
Endoscopic management of an esophagomediastinal fistula arising from a cervical esophageal diverticulum after blunt chest trauma.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 5(11):530-533 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2020.06.011. [PMID] 33204908.
2020
Endoscopic resection of large pedunculated colon polyps using only a scissor-type knife: a case series.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 5(6):264-266 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2020.02.016. [PMID] 32529165.
2020
Endoscopic Stenting for Malignant Hilar Biliary Obstruction: After You Double Down, Are You In or Out?
Digestive diseases and sciences. 65(12):3428-3430 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-020-06249-8. [PMID] 32297066.
2020
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for esophageal neoplasia in the West: Are we there yet?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(6):1275-1276 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.06.073. [PMID] 33237000.
2020
Ergonomics in endoscopy: Can you teach an old dog new tricks?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(2):456-457 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.02.010. [PMID] 32703374.
2020
Esophageal POEM: the new standard of care.
Translational gastroenterology and hepatology. 5 [DOI] 10.21037/tgh.2019.12.17. [PMID] 33073042.
2020
Laparoscopy-assisted versus enteroscopy-assisted endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a meta-analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 8(3):E423-E436 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1070-9132. [PMID] 32118116.
2020
Management of nonmalignant colorectal polyps: better care does start with us.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.05.060. [PMID] 32838925.
2020
ORISE Gel: A Submucosal Lifting Agent Mimics Mucin in Endoscopic Resection Specimen.
ACG case reports journal. 7(6) [DOI] 10.14309/crj.0000000000000403. [PMID] 33062779.
2020
Peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia: Does myotomy position matter?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 91(2):298-300 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.10.025. [PMID] 32036939.
2020
Prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus in obese patients undergoing pre-bariatric surgery evaluation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy. 52(7):537-547 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1145-3500. [PMID] 32325514.
2020
Reply.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 18(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.07.004. [PMID] 31301450.
2020
Safety and effectiveness of balloon cryoablation for treatment of Barrett’s associated neoplasia: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 8(2):E172-E178 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1067-4520. [PMID] 32010750.
2020
The status of training in new technologies in advanced endoscopy: from defining competence to credentialing and privileging.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(5):1016-1025 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.05.047. [PMID] 32504699.
2020
Two birds, one scope: peroral endoscopic myotomy as a treatment for achalasia and esophageal diverticula.
Endoscopy. 52(2) [DOI] 10.1055/a-1024-4062. [PMID] 31991470.
2019
Abdominal Pain due to Opioid-Induced Constipation.
ACG case reports journal. 6(11) [DOI] 10.14309/crj.0000000000000288. [PMID] 32309483.
2019
Direct endoscopic necrosectomy at the time of transmural stent placement results in earlier resolution of complex walled-off pancreatic necrosis: Results from a large multicenter United States trial.
Endoscopic ultrasound. 8(3):172-179 [DOI] 10.4103/eus.eus_108_17. [PMID] 29882517.
2019
Editorial: when, who and how-the ever evolving management of pancreatic cystic lesions.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 50(7):828-829 [DOI] 10.1111/apt.15471. [PMID] 31532557.
2019
Effect of prophylactic clip placement following endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal lesions on delayed polypectomy bleeding: A meta-analysis.
World journal of gastroenterology. 25(18):2251-2263 [DOI] 10.3748/wjg.v25.i18.2251. [PMID] 31143075.
2019
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection vs Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection For Barrett’s Esophagus and Colorectal Neoplasia.
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 17(6):1019-1028 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.09.030.
2019
Endoscopic stent placement and suturing for the management of a disconnected Roux limb after bariatric surgery.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 4(12):556-557 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2019.08.007. [PMID] 31832563.
2019
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer in the West: the absolute but not final word.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(3):480-482 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.05.018. [PMID] 31439131.
2019
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in 2018: A Minimally Invasive Curative Approach for Select Rectal Cancers.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 114(4) [DOI] 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000059. [PMID] 30848735.
2019
Endoscopic submucosal dissection of a large rectal lesion by use of a novel tissue retractor system.
VideoGIE. 4(1):37-39 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2018.09.003. [PMID] 30623160.
2019
Endoscopic submucosal dissection of a large squamous cell cancer using the proximal mucosal bridge technique.
Endoscopy. 51(8):E209-E210 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0885-9444. [PMID] 31049894.
2019
ERCP in patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: one size does not fit all.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 89(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.09.014. [PMID] 30784505.
2019
Gaining traction: pulley-ing your weight during endoscopic submucosal dissection.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 89(1):185-187 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.09.021. [PMID] 30567675.
2019
Histologic Analysis of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Through the Needle Microforceps Biopsies Accurately Identifies Mucinous Pancreas Cysts.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 17(8):1587-1596 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.11.027.
2019
How to master endoscopic submucosal dissection in the USA.
Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society. 31(1):94-100 [DOI] 10.1111/den.13240. [PMID] 30022521.
2019
Novel approach to endoscopic submucosal dissection of a large gastroesophageal junction mass by use of the mucosal bridge technique.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 4(6):249-250 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2019.02.003. [PMID] 31193937.
2019
Peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass anatomy.
Endoscopy. 51(4):342-345 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0656-5530. [PMID] 30068002.
2019
Reply.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 17(12) [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.05.028. [PMID] 31653321.
2019
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 89(1) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.08.036. [PMID] 30567678.
2019
Safety and efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection for rectal neoplasia: a multicenter North American experience.
Endoscopy international open. 7(12):E1714-E1722 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1010-5663. [PMID] 31803823.
2019
Safety and efficacy of the use of lumen-apposing metal stents in the management of postoperative fluid collections: a large, international, multicenter study.
Endoscopy. 51(8):715-721 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0924-5591. [PMID] 31174225.
2019
Survey Study on the Practice Patterns of the Evaluation and Management of Incidental Pancreatic Cysts.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 64(3):689-697 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-018-5368-x.
2019
Tips and tricks for avoiding the dreaded intramural esophageal dissection during peroral endoscopic myotomy: recognize!
Endoscopy. 51(10) [DOI] 10.1055/a-0958-2395. [PMID] 31557774.
2019
Tissue retractor system-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection of a large rectal tumor with significant fibrosis from direct tattooing.
VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 4(2):84-86 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2018.10.008. [PMID] 30766951.
2019
To clip or not to clip: still no closure for all.
Translational gastroenterology and hepatology. 4 [DOI] 10.21037/tgh.2019.10.06. [PMID] 31872144.
2018
A Survey Study of the Efficacy of Current Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Training in the U.S.
Endoscopy International Open. 06:E399-E409
2018
Adherence to quality indicators and surveillance guidelines in the management of Barrett’s esophagus: a retrospective analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 6(3):E300-E307 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0044-101351. [PMID] 29507870.
2018
An international multicenter study evaluating the clinical efficacy and safety of peroral endoscopic myotomy in octogenarians
. 87:956-961
2018
An international multicenter study evaluating the clinical efficacy and safety of per-oral endoscopic myotomy in octogenarians.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(4):956-961 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.02.007. [PMID] 28235595.
2018
Cholangioscopy in the digital era.
Translational gastroenterology and hepatology. 3 [DOI] 10.21037/tgh.2018.10.08. [PMID] 30505969.
2018
Cost Effective Therapy for Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 16(3):328-330 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.07.004. [PMID] 28711688.
2018
Digital Single-Operator Cholangioscopy for Difficult Bile Duct Stones: Out With the Old in With the New?
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 16(6):819-820 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.11.039. [PMID] 29199143.
2018
Endoscopic Killian-Jamieson diverticulotomy using a scissor-type electrosurgical knife.
Endoscopy. 50(7):E175-E176 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0601-6467. [PMID] 29742775.
2018
Endoscopic resection of laterally spreading lesions of the ampulla: more answers and more questions.
Endoscopy. 50(10):946-947 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0602-4224. [PMID] 30261540.
2018
Endoscopic submucosal dissection compared to endoscopic mucosal resection for early Barrett esophagus neoplasia
Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 20(2):82-90 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tgie.2018.02.001.
2018
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for early Barrett’s neoplasia: a meta-analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(6):1383-1393 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.09.038. [PMID] 28993137.
2018
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for the management of Barrett’s early neoplasia: a meta-analysis
. 87:1383-1393
2018
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided through-the-needle microforceps biopsy in the evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions: a multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open. 6(12):E1423-E1430 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0770-2700. [PMID] 30574535.
2018
EUS-guided drainage of postsurgical fluid collections using lumen-apposing metal stents: a multicenter study.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(5):1256-1262 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.08.011. [PMID] 28843581.
2018
Expanding Role of Third Space Endoscopy in the Management of Esophageal Diseases.
Current treatment options in gastroenterology. 16(1):41-57 [DOI] 10.1007/s11938-018-0169-z. [PMID] 29435819.
2018
Feasibility and safety of microforceps biopsy in the diagnosis of pancreatic cysts.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 88(1):79-86 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.02.039. [PMID] 29510146.
2018
Flushing Disorders Associated with Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Part 1, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Mast Cell Disorders and Hyperbasophila.
Clinical medicine & research. 16(1-2):16-28 [DOI] 10.3121/cmr.2017.1379a. [PMID] 29650525.
2018
Flushing Disorders Associated with Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Part 2, Systemic Miscellaneous Conditions.
Clinical medicine & research. 16(1-2):29-36 [DOI] 10.3121/cmr.2017.1379b. [PMID] 29650526.
2018
Life after per-oral endoscopic myotomy: long-term outcomes of quality of life and their association with Eckardt scores.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(6):1415-1420.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.01.019. [PMID] 29410304.
2018
Multicenter Evaluation Of The Clinical Utility Of Laparoscopy-Assisted Ercp In Patients With Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(4):1031-1039 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.044. [PMID] 29129525.
2018
Nationwide Training Program for ESD in the United States
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2018
Peroral endoscopic myotomy is effective and safe in non-achalasia esophageal motility disorders: an international multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open. 6(8):E1031-E1036 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0625-6288. [PMID] 30105290.
2018
Perspectives on endoscopic submucosal dissection training in the United States: a survey analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 6(4):E399-E409 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0044-101452. [PMID] 29607391.
2018
Practical approach for endoscopic resection of colorectal lesions: when West meets East.
European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology. 30(8) [DOI] 10.1097/MEG.0000000000001173. [PMID] 29979321.
2018
Removing large rectal polyps: when the whole may be greater than the sum of its parts.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(3):872-874 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.027. [PMID] 29454452.
2018
Removing large rectal polyps: when the whole may be greater than the sum of the parts
. 87:872-874
2018
Response to Li
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2018
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.01.022. [PMID] 29655444.
2018
Safety and Efficacy of Using Lumen Apposing Metal Stents in the Management of Post-Operative Fluid Collections (POFC): A Large, International, Multicenter Study
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2018
Safety and rate of delayed adverse events with lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMS) for pancreatic fluid collections: a multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open. 6(10):E1267-E1275 [DOI] 10.1055/a-0732-502. [PMID] 30302385.
2018
Survey Study on the Practice Patterns of the Evaluation and Management of Incidental Pancreas Cysts
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2018
The silence of the LAMS.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(6):1596-1597 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2018.01.020. [PMID] 29759169.
2018
When Does Assessment for Bile Duct Stones Need to Be Performed Prior to Cholecystectomy for Calculus Gallbladder Disease?
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 16(3):331-332 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.06.045. [PMID] 28669660.
2017
A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Learning Curves and Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Among Advanced Endoscopic Trainees: The Rapid Assessment of Trainee Endoscopy Skills (RATES) Study
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 15:1758-1767
2017
Adherence to quality indicators of Barrett’s esophagus surveillance: where do we stand?
Endoscopy. 49(11) [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-115005. [PMID] 29073696.
2017
Carbon dioxide insufflation is associated with increased serrated polyp detection rate when compared to room air insufflation during screening colonoscopy.
Endoscopy international open. 5(9):E905-E912 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-116382. [PMID] 28924598.
2017
Chronic pancreatitis.
Current opinion in gastroenterology. 33(5):396-403 [DOI] 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000377. [PMID] 28771447.
2017
Clinical outcomes of EUS-guided drainage of debris-containing pancreatic pseudocysts: a large multicenter study.
Endoscopy international open. 5(2):E130-E136 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0042-121666. [PMID] 28210709.
2017
Comprehensive Analysis of Adverse Events Associated With Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy in 1826 Patients: An International Multicenter Study.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 112(8):1267-1276 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2017.139. [PMID] 28534521.
2017
Efficacy and Safety of Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Treatment of Achalasia After Failed Heller Myotomy.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 15(10):1531-1537.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.01.031. [PMID] 28189695.
2017
Endoluminal Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: In Between the Pill and the Knife?
Digestive diseases and sciences. 62(1):16-25 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-016-4355-3. [PMID] 27796767.
2017
Endoscopic full-thickness resection with use of the over-the-scope clip: a word of caution!
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 86(4):749-750 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.05.026. [PMID] 28917354.
2017
Endoscopic Placement of a Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent for a Persistent Gastrojejunal Anastomotic Stricture after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
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2017
Endoscopic submucosal dissection for Barrett’s early neoplasia: a multicenter study in the United States.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 86(4):600-607 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.09.023. [PMID] 27688205.
2017
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Barrett’s Early Neoplasia: A Multicenter Study in the United States
. 86:600-607
2017
Lumen-apposing covered self-expandable metal stents for short benign gastrointestinal strictures: a multicenter study.
Endoscopy. 49(4):327-333 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0042-122779. [PMID] 28114688.
2017
Response to Cummings.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 112(2):389-390 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2016.548. [PMID] 28154391.
2017
Review: In adult inpatients with mild or moderate acute pancreatitis, early feeding may reduce length of stay.
Annals of internal medicine. 167(8) [DOI] 10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-8-044. [PMID] 29049763.
2017
Survey study on the practice patterns in the endoscopic management of malignant distal biliary obstruction.
Endoscopy international open. 5(8):E754-E762 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-111592. [PMID] 28791325.
2017
The use of a lumen-apposing metal stent for a short malignant duodenal stricture in a patient with a coexisting metal biliary stent
VideoGIE. 2(11):305-306 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vgie.2017.07.016. [PMID] 30027131.
2017
There is no advantage to transpapillary pancreatic duct stenting when performing transmural drainage of pancreatic fluid collections: a meta-analysis
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2016
Beyond the Scope: Using the Single-Operator Digital Cholangioscope to Access an Afferent Limb Obstruction
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2016
Beyond the scope: using the single-operator digital cholangioscope to access an afferent loop obstruction.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.05.034. [PMID] 27236072.
2016
Does carbon dioxide insufflation impact adenoma detection rate? A single-center retrospective analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 4(12):E1275-E1279 [PMID] 27995188.
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2016
Endoscopic management of simultaneous Boerhaave’s syndrome and malignant gastric outlet obstruction
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 83(2):455-456 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.08.017.
2016
Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Mucinous Pancreatic Neoplasms
Internal Medicine (Tokyo).
2016
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic cyst-duodenostomy via a distal trans-duodenal approach
. 6
2016
EUS-guided through-the-needle forceps: clenching down the diagnosis
. 84:372-373
2016
EUS-guided, through-the-needle forceps: clenching down the diagnosis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(2):372-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.03.785. [PMID] 26989034.
2016
Evaluation of Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
Endoscopy International Open. 4(2):E143-E148 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0041-108082. [PMID] 26878040.
2016
Gastrointestinal Symptoms from Left Ventricular Assist Device External Compression of the Gastric Lumen
. 3(4)
2016
Gastrointestinal Symptoms from Left-Ventricular Assist Device External Compression of the Gastric Lumen.
ACG case reports journal. 3(4) [DOI] 10.14309/crj.2016.153. [PMID] 28008413.
2016
Impact of Endotracheal Intubation on Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 111(6):800-7 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2016.97. [PMID] 27021194.
2016
Initial experience with a novel EUS-guided core biopsy needle (SharkCoreTM): results of a large North American multicenter study
Endoscopy International Open. 4:E974-E979
2016
Introducing POEM in your Institution: The Building Blocks of a New Program in the Endoscopy Suite
Practical Gastroenterology. 32:54-56
2016
Laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery: Is two always better than one?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(1):53-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.11.010. [PMID] 27315734.
2016
Laparoscopic Endoscopic Cooperative Surgery: Is Two Always Better than One?
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2016
Prospective evaluation of CT esophagram findings after peroral endoscopic myotomy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(3):408-15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.02.022. [PMID] 26907745.
2016
Response.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 83(5):1047-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.02.010. [PMID] 27102534.
2016
Through Thick and Thin: Identifying Barriers to Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss Maintenance, and Tailoring Obesity Treatment for the Future.
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2016
Through Thick and Thin: Identifying Barriers to Bariatric Therapy, Long-term Weight Loss Maintenance and Tailoring Obesity Treatment for the Future
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2016
Transpapillary drainage has no added benefit on treatment outcomes in patients undergoing EUS-guided transmural drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts: a large multicenter study
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 83(4):720-729 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.10.040.
2016
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2015
Abdominal Splenosis Mimicking a Liver Mass: Diagnosis by EUS-FNA
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
2015
Adult-Type Rhabdomyoma of the Cervical Esophagus
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2015
Adult-type rhabdomyoma of the cervical esophagus.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 81(6):1477-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2014.12.042. [PMID] 25851156.
2015
Endoscopic management of simultaneous Boerhaave’s syndrome and malignant gastric outlet obstruction
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2015
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided therapies in pancreatic neoplasms.
BioMed research international. 2015 [DOI] 10.1155/2015/731049. [PMID] 25802863.
2015
EUS-guided ethanol ablation of symptomatic pancreatic insulinomas
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2015
EUS-guided ethanol ablation of symptomatic pancreatic insulinomas.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 82(6) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2015.06.030. [PMID] 26232361.
2015
Evaluation of anesthesia management, feasibility and efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia performed in the endoscopy unit
Endoscopy International Open. 3:E289-E295
2015
Evaluation of anesthesia management, feasibility and efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia performed in the endoscopy unit.
Endoscopy international open. 3(4):E289-95 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0034-1391965. [PMID] 26357672.
2015
Evaluation of Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
Endoscopy International Open.
2015
Feasibility and safety of endoscopic cryoablation at the duodenal papilla: Porcine model
World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. [DOI] 10.4253/wjge.v7.i7.728. [PMID] 26140100.
2015
Feasibility and safety of endoscopic cryoablation at the duodenal papilla: Porcine model.
World journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy. 7(7):728-35 [DOI] 10.4253/wjge.v7.i7.728. [PMID] 26140100.
2015
Should sphincterotomy be performed before placement of metal stents for biliary obstruction in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer?
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 13(6):1159-61 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2015.02.036. [PMID] 25737439.
2014
A pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of implementing a split-dose bowel preparation for inpatient colonoscopy: a single-center experience
Bmj Open Gastroenterology.
2014
A pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of implementing a split-dose bowel preparation for inpatient colonoscopy: a single-center experience.
BMJ open gastroenterology. 1(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjgast-2014-000006. [PMID] 26462263.
2014
High-Grade Dysplastic Villous Adenoma Arising From Barrett’s Esophagus
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 109(2)
2014
More than Meets the Eye: Esophageal Invasive Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Masquerading as a Submucosal Lipoma on Endoscopic Ultrasound
. 46(1):E502-E503
2014
More than meets the eye: esophageal invasive mucinous adenocarcinoma masquerading as a submucosal lipoma on endoscopic ultrasound.
Endoscopy. 46 Suppl 1 UCTN:E502-3 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0034-1377764. [PMID] 25314219.
2014
Patient Perceptions of Stool DNA Testing for Pan-Digestive Cancer Screening: A Survey Questionnaire
World Journal of Gastroenterology. 20(17):4972-4979
2014
Per-oral endoscopic tunneling for restoration of the esophagus (POETRE)
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2014
Per-oral endoscopic tunneling for restoration of the esophagus (POETRE).
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 80(2) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2014.04.046. [PMID] 24929492.
2014
Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Endoscopy. 46 Suppl 1 UCTN:E11-2 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0033-1359140. [PMID] 24446095.
2014
Predictors of malignancy in patients with suspicious or indeterminate cytology on pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration: a multivariate model
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2014
Predictors of malignancy in patients with suspicious or indeterminate cytology on pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration: a multivariate model.
Pancreas. 43(6):922-6 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000157. [PMID] 24979616.
2014
Simultaneous Dual-Endoscope Rendezvous Procedure for Complete Esophageal Stricture
. 80(6):1179-1181
2014
Simultaneous dual-endoscope rendezvous procedure for complete esophageal stricture.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 80(6):1179-80; discussion 1180 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2014.09.023. [PMID] 25434665.
2014
Successful Placement of a Fully Covered Esophageal Stent to Bridge a Difficult to Close Mucosal Incision during POEM
Endoscopy. 46(1):E467-468
2014
Successful placement of a fully covered esophageal stent to bridge a difficult-to-close mucosal incision during peroral endoscopic myotomy.
Endoscopy. 46 Suppl 1 UCTN:E467-8 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0034-1377547. [PMID] 25314199.
2014
Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology on Pancreatic EUS-FNA, predictor factors for malignancy based on a multi-variate model
Pancreas. 43(6):922-926
2013
An Unusual Case of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108(1)
2013
Closing the Gap in Poem
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2013
Closing the Gap in POEM
. 45(8)
2013
Closing the Gap in POEM
. 45(8)
2013
Image of the month: postlaparoscopic cholecystectomy biloma with extrinsic hepatobiliary compression.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 108(8) [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2013.227. [PMID] 23912402.
2013
Images of the Month
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108(11) [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2013.367. [PMID] 24192943.
2013
Isolated gastric variceal bleed: a rare presentation of a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108
2013
Patient Preferences and Compliance With Oral Vancomycin Solution for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108(1)
2013
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia: An Analysis
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2013
Peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia: an analysis.
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/389596. [PMID] 24282373.
2013
Post-Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Biloma with Extrinsic Hepato-Biliary Compression
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108
2013
Safety and Efficacy of Endoscopic Liquid Nitrogen Spray Cryotherapy for Ablation At the Duodenal Papilla: a Survival Porcine Study
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108(1):S579-S580
2012
Indomethacin for post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis prophylaxis: is it the magic bullet?
World journal of gastroenterology. 18(31):4082-5 [DOI] 10.3748/wjg.v18.i31.4082. [PMID] 22919238.
2012
Indomethacin for post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis prophylaxis: Is it the magic bullet?
World Journal of Gastroenterology. 18(31):4082-4085
2010
Aberrant Gene methylation in the Neoplastic Progression of Barrett’s Esophagus: Identification of Candidate Diagnostic Markers
Gastroenterology. 140(5):60898-6099
2009
Celiac plexus block in the management of chronic abdominal pain due to severe diabetic gastroparesis: case report
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2006
A novel bronchial ring bioassay for the evaluation of small airway smooth muscle function in mice
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2002
Chronic pancreatitis.
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Grants

Jul 2017 – Dec 2019
Protein Signatures Improve the Diagnostic Yield of Fine Needle Aspiration
Role: Other
Funding: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Education

Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
2015 · Mount Sinai
Fellowship – Gastroenterology
2014 · University of Florida
Residency – Internal Medicine
2009 · Mayo Clinic
Internship – Internal Medicine
2008 · Mayo Clinic
M.D.
2008 · Ponce School of Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2018
MDC7200 Medicine Clerkship

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