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UWGI Top Doctors

Seattle Met 2016 Top Doctors

Seattle Met Mazagine published its 11th annual list of the best health practitioners in the Seattle area. Congratulations to Drs. Teresa Brentnall, Margaret Eugenio, Joo Ha Hwang, John Inadomi, Cynthia Ko, and Scott Lee for making the list.

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Faculty: Dr. Anita Afzali,Dr. Charles Landis, Dr. Chris Damman, Dr. Leu Yu, Dr. Lisa Strate, Dr. Alex Ende, Dr. Joo Ha Hwang Fellows: Dr. Sophia Swanson, Dr. Margot Herman, Dr. Stephen Vindigni, Dr. Anand Singla

ACG 2016- Las Vegas

Congratulations to the UW Gastroenterology Faculty and Fellows that presented at the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology meeting in Las Vegas

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Dr. Anita Afzali

Pediatric-to-Adult Transition of Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A common and necessary process

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a heterogeneous group of diseases that includes both ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). Approximately 30% of CD and 20% of UC patients have disease onset prior to the age of 20 and the incidence of pediatric IBD is rising.

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Dr. Rahul Kuver

Our GI Fellowship match results are in!

We are excited to announce a fantastic group of incoming GI Fellows! GI Fellowship Class of 2017: Drs. Daniel Bushyhead from Penn State University; Jeffrey Jacobs from University of Chicago; Rebecca Kosowicz from Yale University; Alina Kutsenko from Stanford University; Yana Thaker from University of Washington; Philip Vutien from Rush University

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Dr. John M. Inadomi

Screening for Colorectal Neoplasia

A 79-year-old woman visits your office for routine health maintenance. She has normal daily bowel movements without rectal bleeding. Her medical history is notable for osteoarthritis but no other medical conditions. She takes nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication and multivitamins. Her maternal uncle received a diagnosis of colorectal cancer at 65 years of age, but she has never undergone screening for colorectal cancer. Would you advise this patient to undergo screening for colorectal cancer, and if so, which screening strategy would you recommend?

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