• Fayez Sarkis, MD (Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology) joins our faculty as a general gastroenterologist from Kansas University medical center where he completed his training. Dr. Sarkis is specialized in treating general gastrointestinal conditions and diseases (IBS, constipation, c. diff colitis, microbiota transplant, inflammatory bowel disease, GERD, dysphagia, dyspepsia, gastrointestinal bleeding, etc). He also has special clinical and research interest in screening and preventing endoluminal gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Optical diagnosis of colorectal polyps using novel blue light imaging classification among trainee endoscopists.Digestive Endoscopy.  34:191-197. 2022
    2020 Risk prediction rule for advanced neoplasia on screening colonoscopy for average-risk individuals.World Journal of Gastroenterology.  26:5705-5717. 2020
    2018 The Natural History of Incidental Colonic Diverticulosis on Screening Colonoscopy.Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  2018:3690202. 2018
    2017 Effect of Diet Liberalization on Bowel Preparation.Southern Medical Journal.  110:399-407. 2017
    2017 A Customized Mobile Application in Colonoscopy Preparation: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.  8:e211. 2017
    2016 The burden of bowel preparations in patients undergoing elective colonoscopy.United European Gastroenterology Journal.  4:314-318. 2016
    2016 Body mass index and quality of bowel preparation: Real life vs. clinical trials.Arab Journal of Gastroenterology.  17:11-16. 2016
    2016 Low Prevalence of Hypomagnesemia in Long-term Recipients of Proton Pump Inhibitors in a Managed Care Cohort.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  14:317-321. 2016
    2015 Split-dose menthol-enhanced PEG vs PEG-ascorbic acid for colonoscopy preparation.World Journal of Gastroenterology.  21:1938-1944. 2015
    2014 Efficacy of Reduced-Dose Regimen of a Capsule Containing Bismuth Subcitrate, Metronidazole, and Tetracycline Given With Amoxicillin and Esomeprazole in the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori InfectionAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology.  109:s51. 2014
    2014 Challenging the dogma: a randomized trial of standard vs. half-dose concomitant nonbismuth quadruple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection.United European Gastroenterology Journal.  2:179-188. 2014
    2013 Sugar-free menthol candy drops improve the palatability and bowel cleansing effect of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  78:886-891. 2013
    2013 Delayed overt gastrointestinal bleeding after cold endoscopic biopsyEndoscopy.  45:75. 2013


    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Gastrointestinal Interventional Endoscopy Advanced Techniques 2019

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, American University of Beirut 2012
  • Full Name

  • Fayez Sarkis