My procedural expertise is in the area of general endoscopy and advanced endoscopy including: diagnostic and therapeutic endosonography and endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreaticography, drainage of pseudocyst, necrosis, and abscess, and endoscopic removal or large polyps, early cancer, and therapy of Barrett's esophagus and cancer
I am the Director of Endoscopy at UAB and have overseen an increase in the number and kind of procedures performed. I improved the efficiency, throughput, safety and quality in the endoscopy unit.
I am the director of advanced endoscopy at the VA Hospital. I initiated advanced endoscopy services and steadily increased the volume of such procedures performed at the Birmingham VA Medical Center.
Outcomes in acute pancreatitis Outcomes of endoscopic/endosonographic drainage of pseudocysts, pancreas necrosis, and abdominal abscesses Pancreas cancer: diagnosis, staging, and therapy Esophageal cancer and Barrett's therapy Innovation in endoscopy Minimally invasive access using the gastrointestinal tract Therapeutic endosonography (endoscopic ultrasound, EUS) Therapeutic ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreaticography) Therapeutic luminal endoscopy Microbiome in gastrointestinal malignancy Microbiome in pancreatic and biliary disease