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Join us at the 6th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium

Program Description

This symposium will focus on practical and evidence-based aspects of managing the difficult GI disorders in gastroenterology and hepatology practice. This 3-day symposium will provide guidance to attendees on diagnostics and management of challenging cases in clinical practice and latest advances in the field, including esophageal diseases, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel and pancreatic diseases, and endoscopy. Each session will include didactic presentations followed by a panel discussion about the optimal approach to the diagnosis and management of the presented topics.

Program Directors

Roger Charles, MD, FACG
Chair, Department of Gastroenterology
Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, FL

Bret Lashner, MD, FACG
Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Sunjunk Jang, MD, FACG
Department of Gastroenterology
Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Andrew Ukleja, MD, FACG
Director, Nutrition Support Team
Department of Gastroenterology
Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, FL

Topics:

  • Capsule Endoscopy Course
  • Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Video Forum to optimize outcomes
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatology
  • Pancreaticobiliary
  • Panel Discussions

Who Should Attend?

This symposium is designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, general surgeons, internists, fellows and residents, physician assistants, and other interested health care professionals.

By Attending, You Will Be Able To:

  • Define the best management strategies and apply the latest endoscopic methods and techniques to treat patients with GI emergencies including GI bleeding, foreign bodies, bowel perforation
  • Discuss latest treatment options for hepatitis B, hepatocellular cancer and alcoholic liver disease.
  • Formulate a strategy for identifying patients with hereditary colon cancer
  • Identify current indications and applications for advanced endoscopic techniques EMR, ESD, POEM, stenting, and combined endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures
  • Identify strategies to optimize polyp detection during colonoscopy and review interdisciplinary approach to management of patient with colorectal cancer
  • Improve skills in detection of small bowel lesions by video capsule endoscopy
  • Recognize new diagnostic modalities and therapeutic options for patients with Barrett’s esophagus, gastroparesis, refractory GERD and fecal incontinence.
  • Review recent advances and challenges in the management of inflammatory bowel disease and implement strategy for optimizing medical and surgical therapy in IBD patients.
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