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WCOG at ACG2017 Faculty

Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSc (Epid), FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Maria T. Abreu, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah

Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD, FACG
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brookline, Massachusetts

Mario Reis Álvares da Silva, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Head, GI/Hepatlogy Division
Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
Director
Porto Alegre Hepatology Training Center
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Naïma Amrani, MD
Professor of Medicine Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mohammed V University
Secretary General, WGO
Director, Centre de Formation WGO - Rabat
Rabat, Morocco

Vitor Arantes, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Endoscopy Coordinator
Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Julio C. Bai, MD
Full Professor, Gastroenterology Chair
Research Institute, University del Salvador
Consulting Professor
Hospital de Gastroenterologia Dr. C. Bonorino Udaondo
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alan N. Barkun, MD, CM, MSc (Clinical Epi), FACG
Professor of Medicine, Douglas G. Kinnear Chair in Gastroenterology
McGill University
Chief Quality Officer
McGill University Health Center
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Charles N. Bernstein, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Head, Section of Gastroenterology
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical and Research Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Damon Bizos, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Wits University
Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa

David J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, FACG
Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah

Kelly W. Burak, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid)
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG
Director, Center for Colon Polyps and Cancer Prevention
Vice Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Qiang Cai, MD, PhD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Director of Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Lin Chang, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

William D. Chey, MD, FACG
Nostrant Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Physiology Lab
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Carolina Ciacci, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine and Surgery Scuola Medica Salernitana
University of Salerno
Salerno, Campania, Italy

Henry Cohen, MD, FACG
Professor of Gastroenterology
Facultad de Medicina, Hospital de Clinicas
Montevideo, Uruguay

Stanley M. Cohen, MD, FACG
Medical Director, Hepatology
University Hospital/Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Bradley A. Connor, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Darwin L. Conwell, MD, MS
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

Evelien Dekker, MD, PhD
Professor and Gastroenterologist
University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Peter V. Draganov, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Jean-Marc Dumonceau, MD, PhD
Senior Endoscopist
Gedyt Endoscopy Center
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hashem B. El-Serag, MD, MPH
Dan L. Duncan Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Houston VA Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Michael Farthing, MD
Hon Professor Medicine
University College London
London, England, United Kingdom

Monika Fischer, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, DO, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Susan Galandiuk, MD, FACG, FACS, FASCRS
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Timothy B. Gardner, MD, MS, FACG
Associate Professor
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director, Pancreatic Disorders
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Lauren B. Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Director, Clinical Research, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California

Uday C. Ghoshal, MD, DNB, DM, FACG
Professor
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Peter H.R. Green, MD, FACG
Phyllis & Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine
Columbia University
New York, New York

Seth A. Gross, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
Chief of Gastroenterology, Tisch Hospital
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Christine Y. Hachem, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
St. Louis University
St. Louis, Missouri

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Medical Director
Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center
Chicago, Illinois

Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

David P. Hudesman, MD
Assistant Professor
NYU School of Medicine
Medical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Haruhiro Inoue, MD, PhD
Director, Digestive Diseases Center
Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital
Koto, Tokyo, Japan

Prasad G. Iyer, MD, MS, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, MS, FACG
Associate Professor
University California San Francisco
Veterans Affairs San Francisco
Palo Alto, California

Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG
Professor
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG
Director, Motility Laboratories
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Vivek Kaul, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital
Rochester, New York

Costas H. Kefalas, MD, MMM, FACG
Partner
Akron Digestive Disease Consultants, Inc.
Akron, Ohio

Colleen R. Kelly, MD, FACG
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Abraham R. Khan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
Director, Center for Esophageal Disease
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Paulo Gustavo Kotze, MD, MsC, PhD
Assistant Professor
Catholic University of Paraná
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Braden Kuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Executive Director, Center for Neurointestinal Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Douglas R. LaBrecque, MD
Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa

Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Peter L. Lakatos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Head of Gastroenterology/Hepatology Unit and Endoscopy
Semmelweis University, Budapest
Associate Professor
Director of IBD Centre
McGill University, MUCH, Montreal General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Hungary

Desmond J. Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
Adjunct Professor
University of Limerick, Ireland
Director of Training Centres, WGO
Professor of Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Linda S. Lee, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Women's Health in GI and Endoscopic Education
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph K. Lim, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Yale Viral Hepatitis Program
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Jimmy K. Limdi, MD, FACG
Honorary Senior Lecturer-Institute of Inflammation and Repair
University of Manchester
Head-Section of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases & Consultant Gastroenterologist
The Pennine Hospitals NHS Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Jaw-Town Lin, MD, PhD
Dean, College of Medicine
Fu Jen Catholic University
New Taipei, Taiwan

Greger Lindberg, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Consultant Gastroenterologist
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Guilherme G. Macedo, MD, PhD, FACG
Head, Department of Gastroenterology
Centro Hospitalar de São João
Porto, Portugal

Uma Mahadevan, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Lisa B. Malter, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital
New York, New York

Nahum Méndez Sánchez, MD, MSc, PhD, FACG
Head, Liver Research Unit
Medica Sur Clinic & Foundation
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Girish Mishra, MD, MS, FACG
Professor of Internal Medicine
Executive Director, Digestive Health Service Line
Director, Endoscopy and Clinical Services
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Paul Moayyedi, MBChB, PhD, MPH, FACG
Professor, Department of Medicine
Chair, Division of Gastroenterology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Douglas R. Morgan, MD, MPH, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

Steven F. Moss, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Joseph A. Murray, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Patrick G. Northup, MD
Associate Professor
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Carolina Olano, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology
Universidad de la Republica
Montevideo, Uruguay

Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Residency Program Director
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Shabana F. Pasha, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Kathryn A. Peterson, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG
Senior Vice President
Chief Medical Officer
John Muir Health
Walnut Creek, California

Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG
Sholtz-Leeds Professor of Gastroenterology
NYU School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Director, Division of Gastroenterology
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

Violeta B. Popov, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York

Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders
Director, Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Linda Rabeneck, MD, MPH, MACG
Vice President, Prevention and Cancer Control
Cancer Care Ontario
Ontario, Canada

Nancy S. Reau, MD
Associate Director of Solid Organ Transplantation
Section Chief, Hepatology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy, MD, DM, DSc, FAMS, FRCP, FACG, MWGO
Chief of Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology
Hyderabad, India

K. Rajender Reddy, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Hepatology
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Director of Viral Hepatitis Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gerhard Rogler, MD, PhD
Professor
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Luis Carlos Sabbagh, MD
Director of Postgraduate Program on Gastroenterology
Sanitas University Foundation
WGO Bogota Training Center Director
Chair, Dept. of Gastroenterology
Reina Sofia and Colombia University Clinics
Bogota, Colombia

Roque Sáenz, MD, FACG
Médico Jefe
Chair, Gastroenterology
Clinica Alemana
Santiago, Chile

John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Arun J. Sanyal, MD
Charles Caravati Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Education Core - Clinical Center of Translational Research (CCTR)
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Richmond, Virginia

Harry E. Sarles, Jr., MD, FACG
Founding Partner and Medical Director
Digestive Health Associates of Texas, DHAT Research Institute
Rockwall, Texas

Gregory S. Sayuk, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry
Associate Director, Fellowship Training Program
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Carmelo Scarpignato, MD, DSc, FRCP, FACG
Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology
Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist and Gastroenterologist
Head, Clinical Pharmacology & Digestive Pathophysiology Unit
University of Parma
Parma, Italy

Lawrence R. Schiller, MD, FACG
Clinical Professor
Texas A&M Dallas Campus
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FACG
President
Galen Medical Group
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Max J. Schmulson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Leawood, Kansas

Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Chief GI Section
Minneapolis VAMC
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bo Shen, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine and the Ed and Joey Story Endowed Chair
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics
Director, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopy Training
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Amit Singal, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern
Irving, Texas

Cristiano Spada, MD, PhD
Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli U.O. di Endoscopia Digestiva Chirurgica
European Endoscopy Training Centre
Rome, Italy

Brennan M.R. Spiegel, MD, MSHS, FACG
Director of Health Services Research
Director of Center for Outcomes Research and Education
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Piedmont, California

Lisa L. Strate, MD, MPH, FACG
Associate Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Norah A. Terrault, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine & Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

James Toouli, MBBS, FRACS, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Flinders University
Hove, South Australia, Australia

Tram T. Tran, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Roland Valori, MD, MBBS, FRCP, MSc (Oxon), ILTM
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Gloucestershire Hospitals
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

John J. Vargo, II, MD, MPH, FACG
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Fernando S. Velayos, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Arnold Wald, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

Kenneth K. Wang, MD, FACG
Kathy and Russ Van Cleve Professor of Gastroenterology Research
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Chun-Ying Wu, MD, MPH, LLM, PhD
Professor of Medicine
National Yang-Ming University
Professor of Law
Tunghai University
Taipei City, Taiwan

Jesús K. Yamamoto-Furusho, MD, PhD, MSc
Founder and Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition
Mexico City, Mexico

Cihan Yurdaydin, MD
Chief, Department of Gastroenterology
University of Ankara Medical School
Ankara, Turkey