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Anthony G. Bohorfoush III, MD
Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Northwest Hospital
Biography

Dr. Bohorfoush is director of therapeutic endoscopy at Northwest Hospital. He has extensive experience in diagnostic and interventional endoscopy with special focus on cancer care including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS/FNA), enteral stent placement, choledochoscopy, pancreatoscopy, lithotripsy, photodynamic therapy, radiofrequency ablation of Barrett’s esophagus, endoscopic mucosal resection of tissue or tumor, EUS guided fiducial marker placement, and celiac plexus neurolysis.

Dr. Bohorfoush earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Washington and his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Creighton University and his fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is board certified in gastroenterology.

Dr. Bohorfoush worked at the Medical College of Wisconsin for seven years as director of the GI Diagnostic & Therapeutic Procedure Laboratory and director of the Pancreaticobiliary Center before returning to Washington in 1998 where he has been in private practice for the past 17 years. He joined the University of Washington faculty in March 2016. He has been listed in Seattle magazine as one of the best doctors in Seattle. Dr. Bohorfoush is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Recent Publications
Displaying 20 Most Recent Publications from PubMed

January 2013. Outcomes in patients who have failed endoscopic therapy for dysplastic Barrett's metaplasia or early esophageal cancer. Hunt BM, Louie BE, Schembre DB, Bohorfoush AG, Farivar AS, Aye RW. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May;95(5):1734-40. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.023. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

July 2008. Circumferential ablation of Barrett's esophagus that contains high-grade dysplasia: a U.S. Multicenter Registry. Ganz RA, Overholt BF, Sharma VK, Fleischer DE, Shaheen NJ, Lightdale CJ, Freeman SR, Pruitt RE, Urayama SM, Gress F, Pavey DA, Branch MS, Savides TJ, Chang KJ, Muthusamy VR, Bohorfoush AG, Pace SC, DeMeester SR, Eysselein VE, Panjehpour M, Triadafilopoulos G; U.S. Multicenter Registry. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jul;68(1):35-40. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2007.12.015. Epub 2008 Mar 19.

January 2000. New diagnostic methods for esophageal carcinoma. Bohorfoush AG. Recent Results Cancer Res. 2000;155:55-62. Review.

November 1998. Toxic epidermal necrolysis related to oral administration of diluted diatrizoate meglumine and diatrizoate sodium. Schmidt BJ, Foley WD, Bohorfoush AG. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998 Nov;171(5):1215-6.

December 1996. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in children with HIV infection. Yabut B, Werlin SL, Havens P, Bohorfoush A, Brown CW, Harb J. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1996 Dec;23(5):624-7.

May 1996. Tissue spectroscopy for gastrointestinal diseases. Bohorfoush AG. Endoscopy. 1996 May;28(4):372-80. Review.

April 1996. Elastic scattering spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool for differentiating pathologies in the gastrointestinal tract: preliminary testing. Mourant JR, Bigio IJ, Boyer JD, Johnson TM, Lacey J, Bohorfoush Iii AG, Mellow MH. J Biomed Opt. 1996 Apr;1(2):192-9.

July 1995. Esophageal intubation with a duodenoscope. Bohorfoush AG 3rd. Gastrointest Endosc. 1995 Jul;42(1):98-9.

November 1993. A new method for exchange of endoprostheses in the biliary and pancreatic ducts. Bohorfoush AG 3rd, Ballinger PJ, Hogan WJ. Gastrointest Endosc. 1993 Nov-Dec;39(6):799-802.

Contact Info
Education

Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Residency, Internal Medicine, Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals, Omaha, Nebraska

Internship, Internal Medicine, Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals, Omaha Nebraska

MD, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

BA, Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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