• 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.
  • Research Overview

  • 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
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS 2021 - 2026
  • Private Grant  awarded by OLYMPUS CORPORATION OF THE AMERICAS 2020 - 2025
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMBU INC 2020 - 2022
  • Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), Osmania University 2001
  • LSU Medical Center, Internship 2005
  • LSU Medical Center, Residency 2007
  • Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2013
  • LSU Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
  • Full Name

  • Kondal Kyanam Kabir Baig