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The 18th Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course
















A Video Message
From Our Course Directors


 

COURSE DIRECTORS

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Raj J. Shah, MD, MASGE, AGAF, FACG

Professor of Medicine

Director, Pancreas and Biliary Endoscopy

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

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Sachin Wani, MD, FASGE, AGAF

 Katy O and Paul M Rady Endowed Chair

in Esophageal Cancer Research

Professor of Medicine

Executive Director, Katy O and Paul M Rady Esophageal

and Gastric Center of Excellence

Associate Medical Director Co-Director, GI Outcomes Research Group Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Medical Director, Esophageal and Gastric Center

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

FELLOWS COURSE DIRECTOR

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Anna Duloy, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

Steven Edmundowicz, MD, MASGE

Professor of Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Medical Director, Digestive Health Center

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

COURSE FACULTY

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Doug Graham Adler, MD, FACG

Director, Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Adventist Porter Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Editor in Chief, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Denver, CO

Augustin Attwell, MD, FASGE, AGAF
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Denver Health Medical Center
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Tyler Berzin, MD, MS, FASGE, FACG

Associate Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Center For Advanced Endoscopy

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

Amitabh Chak, MD, FACG

Brenda and Marshall B Brown

Master Clinician in Innovation and Discovery

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Cleveland, OH

Vinay Chandrasekhara, MD, AGAF, FASGE

Professor of Medicine Director

Pancreas Group & Program Director

Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

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Akshay Chauhan, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery-GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Jennifer Christie, MD

Division Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus

President, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Aurora, CO

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Katelyn Cookson, PA-C

Instructor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

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Marco Del Chiaro, MD

Professor of Surgery, Division Chief of Surgical Oncology Morton and Sandra Saffer Endowed Chair

Director, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Program

Director, University of Colorado HPB International Surgical Fellowship

Director, NPF designated National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer

Department of Surgery

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus  

Aurora, CO

Sigh Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD, MPH, ABOM

Associate Director of Bariatric Endoscopy

Director, Bariatric Endoscopy Fellowship

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Sundeep Lakhtakia, MD, FACG
Director, Endoscopy & EUS

Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals President, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI)

Vice-Chair, International Committee,

American Society of Gi Endoscopy (ASGE)

Steering Committee Member, Asian EUS Group

Hyderabad, India

Alberto Larghi, MD
Digestive Endoscopy Unit

Gastroenterologo-Endoscopista

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS Rome, Italy

Larissa Muething, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Aurora, Colorado

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Joshua Obuch, MD, MSc

Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopist

Director, Endoscopy

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Associate Professor of Medicine

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Swati Patel, MD MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Hereditary GI Cancer Center

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, Colorado

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Carlos Robles Medranda, MD
Medical Director and

Head of the Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Division

Instituto Ecuatoriano de Enfermedades Digestivas (IECED)

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Roos Pouw, MD
Gastroenterologist

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location VUmc Deputy Head of the Department

of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,

Principal Investigator

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Jason Samarasena, MD, MBA, FACG

Associate Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Program Director, Interventional Endoscopy Training Program Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Interventional Endoscopy

H. H. Chao Digestive Health Institute

University of California Irvine

Orange, CA

Uzma Siddiqui, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine 

University of Chicago 

Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT) and Advanced Endoscopy Training

Chicago, IL

NURSES PROGRAM

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Chanelle Carley, BSN, RN

Registered Nurse, GI - Endoscopy Lab

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

UC Health

Aurora, CO

Lula Bess, BSN, RN

Clinical RN Level III, GI - Endoscopy Lab

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

UC Health

Aurora, CO

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Amy Larabee, BSN, RN

Registered Nurse, GI - Endoscopy Lab

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

UC Health
Aurora, CO

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