FACULTY

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Mihir Wagh 

MD, FACG, FASGE

 

Course Director

Associate Professor of Medicine

Head, Endoscopic Surgery and Tissue Apposition

University of Colorado Interventional Endoscopy

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Aurora, CO

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Paul Menard-Katcher, MD

 

Associate Professor of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Interim Luminal Section Chief

Associate GI Fellowship Program Director

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Aurora, CO

GUEST FACULTY

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Fatih Aslan, MD

Koc University

Istanbul, Turkey

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Alberto Baptista, MD

Delfos Hospital 

Endos Medicina 

Barcelona, Spain

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Kenneth Chang, MD

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO FACULTY

Learning Objectives:

  1. Operate various newer endoscopic devices and accessories for endoscopic surgery.

  2. Compare endoscopic therapies in appropriate patients as alternatives to more invasive surgical options.

  3. Understand & minimize adverse events related to advanced procedures in interventional endoscopy.

  4. Describe indications, contra-indications & techniques to optimize success in performing newer interventional endoscopic procedures such as: POEM, ESD, Endoscopic Anti-reflux Therapies, Endoscopic Suturing and Interventional EUS.

  5. Analyze best endoscopic treatment strategies for: Achalasia, GERD, obesity and Early Gastrointestinal Neoplasia.

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Steven Edmundowicz, MD

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Hazem Hammad, MD

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Shelby Sullivan, MD

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Mohamed Othman, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

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Stavros Stavropoulos, MD

NYU-Winthrop University Hospital

Mineola, NY

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Christopher Thompson, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

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Sachin Wani, MD