March 24 - 25 2017

 

The Westin Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 

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Sessions

Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Registration: Pick up Badges
Friday, March 24, 2017
6:45 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:25 AM Welcome and Introductions
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
UPPER GI SESSION
Moderator: Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA
7:45 AM Barrett’s Esophagus: An Overview
Stuart J. Spechler, MD
8:15 AM Irritable Bowel Syndrome: New Management Approaches
Anthony J. Lembo, MD
8:45 AM Eosinophilic Esophagitis: An Update
Stuart J. Spechler, MD
9:15 AM Interactive Panel Discussion
9:30 AM Break and Exhibits/Posters
10:00 AM Risk-benefit Ratio of PPIs
David C. Metz, MD
10:30 AM Celiac Disease: Overcoming Clinical Challenges
Peter H. R. Green, MD
11:00 AM Gastroparesis: Are We Moving On?
Anthony J. Lembo, MD
11:30 AM Gastroduodenal Ulcers: Still a Clinically Relevant Problem
David C. Metz, MD
12:00 PM Interactive Panel Discussion
12:15 PM Pick up Lunch/Fellows Corner and Poster Display
Michael Demyen MD, Steve Krawitz, MD, C.S. Pitchumoni, MD Walid Badura, MD
1:00 PM Introduction of 4th Annual Digestive Diseases: New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2017
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA

4th Annual Digestive Diseases: New Advances Distinguished Lecturer 2017
Voyage to Value: In the Eye of the Hurricane

Vicente H. Gracias, MD

OBESITY/ GUT MICROBIOTA
Moderator: Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
1:45 PM Gut Microbiota and SIBO: An Overview
C.S. Pitchumoni, MD, MPH, FRCP(C)
2:15 PM Obesity: Bariatric Surgery
Subhashini Ayloo, MD
COLORECTAL/IBD/IBS SESSION
Moderator: Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
2:45 PM Colorectal Screening: What’s New?
Siddharth Verma, MD
3:15 PM Esophageal Cancer Pearls
Sushil Ahlawat, MD
3:45 PM Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Initial Treatment
Steven R. Brant, MD
4:15 PM IBD: Difficult to Treat Populations
Farzana Rashid, MD
4:45 PM Interactive Panel Discussion
5:00 PM Clinical Case Conundrums
5:30 PM Wine and Cheese Reception
5:45 PM Independent Satellite Symposium
CME/CE not provided for this session
Saturday, March 25, 2017
7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:55 AM Welcome Back
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
LIVER SESSION I
8:00 AM Hepatic Encephalopathy: What??
Kevin Mullen, MD
8:20 AM Fatty Liver Disease… We Are Progressing
Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
8:40 AM Portopulmonary Hypertension Syndrome
Mark Klapholz, MD, FACC, FAHA
9:00 AM Alcoholic Liver Disease: An Update
Kevin Mullen, MD
9:30 AM Break and Visit Exhibits/Posters
LIVER SESSION II
Moderator:
Baburao Koneru, MD
10:00 AM Viral Hepatitis B – Still An Issue
Vinod K. Rustgi, MD, MBA, FAASLD, FACP, AGAF, FACG, FRCP
10:30 AM Treatment Strategies for Hepatitis C: One Size Fits All or Not There Yet?
Kimberly A. Brown, MD
11:00 AM Hepatitis C: Do We Really Have Difficult to Treat Populations?
Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACG, FACP, AGAF
11:30 AM Primary Biliary Cholangitis: Old Disease New Treatments?
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
12:00 PM Interactive Panel Discussion
12:15 PM Break and Pick-up Lunch
12:30 PM Independent Satellite Symposium
CME/CE not provided for this session
1:15 PM Break/Visit Exhibits
PANCREAS/BILIARY/HCC SESSION
Moderator: Steve Krawitz, MD
1:30 PM Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD
2:00 PM Acute Pancreatitis: An Overview
C.S. Pitchumoni, MD, MPH, FRCP(C), MACP, MACG
2:30 PM Gall and Choledochal Stones
Sushil Ahlawat, MD
3:00 PM Interactive Panel Discussion
3:15 PM Clinical Case Conundrums/Outstanding Poster Award Presentation
3:45 PM Conference Ends - See you in 2018!

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