Annual New York Course Presentations 2021


Session 1: Upper GI Pre-Malignant Conditions

Advances in Detection and Surveillance of Barrett's Esophagus
Julian A. Abrams, MD

The Cutting Edge of Managing Barrett's Dysplasia
Arvind Trindade, MD

Rethinking Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia
Satish Nagula, MD

Gastric Dysplasia and Early Gastric Cancer: Where Are We Now?
Amrita Sethi, MD, MSc

Richard S. McCray, MD Lecture
Colonoscopy in Colon Ischemia: Who, What, Why, When, Where, and How
Lawrence J. Brandt, MD

Session 2: Disorders of Foregut Motility

What's New in GERD and Anti-Reflux Therapies
Philip O. Katz, MD

Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose: Tackling GERD after POEM
Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD

Therapies for Gastroparesis: The Bloated Truth
Petros C. Benias, MD

NYSGE President's Lecture
The Artistry of Experts
David L. Carr-Locke, MD

Session 3: Lower GI Pre-Malignant Conditions

Update on Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes
Robin B. Mendelsohn, MD

Advances in Polyp Detection and Classification
Seth A. Gross, MD

By All Means Necessary: Strategizing Complex Polypectomy
SriHari Mahadev, MD, MS

Case Presentation
Felice Schnoll-Sussman, MD

Jerome D. Waye, MD Lecture
The Impact of COVID-19 on Training, Endoscopic Volume, and Colorectal Cancer Screening
Mark B. Pochapin, MD

WEO President's Lecture
Quality Metrics in Upper GI Endoscopy: Reality or Fiction?
Fabian Emura, MD, PhD 

Session 4: Emergency Situations

Make It Stop! What's New in GI Bleeding
Melissa Latorre, MD

Beyond Banding: Managing Varices
Sanjaya K. Satapathy, MD, DM, MS

You Break It, You Fix It: Managing Endoscopic Complications
Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MS

Update on the Periprocedural Management of Antithrombotics
Jonathan M. Buscaglia, MD

Session 5: Pancreaticobiliary

Palliation of Malignant Biliary Obstruction
Sammy Ho, MD

Not Alcohol? Not Gallstones? Pancreatitis NOS
Christopher J. DiMaio, MD

Endoscopic Ablation of Pancreatic Lesions
Tamas A. Gonda, MD

Case Presentation
Franklin E. Kasmin, MD

David B. Falkenstein, MD Lecture
Endoscopic Frontiers in Hepatology
Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc

Session 6: Metabolic Gastroenterology

The Skinny on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH

Metabolic Endoscopy: Beyond Weight Loss
Violeta B. Popov, MD, PhD

Case Presentation
Amreen Dinani, MD

ASGE President's Lecture
Top Ten Tips for Colonoscopy
Douglas K. Rex, MD

Session 7: Luminal Inflammatory Conditions

Management of Luminal Strictures
David P. Hudesman, MD

Detection and Management of Dysplasia in IBD
Maia Kayal, MD

What's New in Celiac Disease?
Peter H. R. Green, MD

Sidney J. Winawer, MD Lecture
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Mirna Chehade, MD, MPH

Peter D. Stevens, MD Endoscopic Video Forum
Endosonographic-Guided Gastrojejunostomy for Management of Annular Pancreas
Sara Welinsky, MD

Management of Refractory GI Tract Fistulas: Endoscopic Management May Be Possible
Yoshua K. Quinones, MD

Endoscopic Management of a Perforated Gallbladder
Anam Rizvi, MD

SEMS and Sensibility: Techniques for Stenting in Benign Colonic Obstruction
Enad Dawod, MD

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for a Large Ampullary Adenoma: A Novel Approach
Joshua Foromera, MD

Program 1
Advances in Esophageal Motility

Wilder, 4th Floor


Welcome and Introductions
Abraham Khan, MD

Chicago Classification Version 4.0: Advances in Esophageal High-Resolution Manometry
Daniela Jodorkovsky, MD

FLIP Panometry on Upper Endoscopy: Updates and Applications
Abraham Khan, MD

Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
Matthew Whitson, MD, MSEd

Audience Q & A
Engage with Sponsors

Program 2
Managing the Difficult Polyp

Westside Ballroom 1&2


Welcome and Introductions
Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MS

How I Approach Difficult Colon Polyps: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons from 50 Years of Experience
Jerome D. Waye, MD

Novel Devices and Techniques for Difficult Polyps
Amrita Sethi, MD, MSc

Case Presentation and Panel Discussion
Sherif Andrawes, MD

Audience Q & A
Engage with Sponsors

Program 3
Improving Adenoma Detection Rates

Empire Complex, 7th Floor


Welcome and Introductions
Seth A. Gross, MD

Achieving Quality Indicators in Colonoscopy and Improving Your Adenoma Detection Rates
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH

Use of Colonoscopy Enhancements to Improve ADR: Optical, Mechanical, Artificial Intelligence
Seth A Gross, MD

Case Presentation and Panel Discussion
Parvathi A. Myer, MD

Audience Q & A
Engage with Sponsors

Program 4
Workup of Refractory GERD

Cantor-Jolson, 9th Floor


Welcome and Introductions
Felice Schnoll-Sussman, MD

Optimizing the Use of Diagnostic Tests in the Workup of Patients with Refractory GERD
Felice Schnoll-Sussman, MD

Personalizing the Choice of Treatment for Refractory GERD
Philip O. Katz, MD

Case Presentation and Panel Discussion
Amir Soumekh, MD

Audience Q & A
Engage with Sponsors


Barbara Zuccala, MSN, RN, CGRN
Nancy S. Schlossberg, BSN, RN, CGRN, CER

Ethics in Endoscopy
Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER
Moderator: Nancy S. Schlossberg, BSN, RN, CGRN, CER

Management of Common Complications in General GI Practice
Lionel D'Souza, MD
Moderator: Doreen Cokeley, BSN, RN, CGRN

Conventional and Alternate Therapies for Functional GI Disorders
Michelle Cohen, MD
Moderator: MaryJo Miller, RN, BSN, CGRN

Management of Clostridioides difficile
Olga Aroniadis, MD, MS
Moderator: Teresa Soldiviero, BSN, RN, CGRN

Update on the Endoscopic Management of Reflux
Michael E. Herman, MD
Moderator: Barbara Zuccala, MSN, RN, CGRN

Lunch Program
Decreasing Human Error in Endoscope Processing
Cheri Ackert-Burr, PhD, RN, MSN, CNS, CNOR, AGTS

Live Endoscopy Case Presentations Session 1
Facilitated by Vineet Rolston, MD
Moderator: Teresa Soldiviero, BSN, RN, CGRN

Rising Incidence of Colorectal Cancer: Patterns, Trends and What to Do?
Sheila Rustgi, MD
Moderator: MaryJo Miller, RN, BSN, CGRN

H. Pylori, Intestinal Metaplasia and Gastric Cancer
Monika Laszkowska, MD
Moderator: Alma Estrera-Yorke, MSN, MHA, CGRN, CFER

Welcome Back
Barbara Zuccala, MSN, RN, CGRN
Nancy S. Schlossberg, BSN, RN, CGRN, CER

Characteristics and Rising Incidence of Pancreatic Cancer
Aimee Lucas, MD, MS
Moderator: Alma Estrera-Yorke, MSN, MHA, CGRN, CFER

Live Endoscopy Case Presentations Session 3
Facilitated by Rabia A. de Latour, MD
Moderator: Doreen Cokeley. BSN, RN, CGRN

ERCP, PSC and Cholangiocarcinoma
Juan Carlos Bucobo, MD
Moderator: MaryJo Miller, RN, BSN, CGRN

Pancreatitis and Post-Procedure Management: Nurse’s Role
John M. Poneros, MD
Moderator: Teresa Soldiviero, BSN, RN, CGRN

Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound
Anish Patel, MD
Moderator: Barbara Zuccala, MSN, RN, CGRN

Lunch Program
The Art and Science of Electrosurgery
Gregory A. Fronczek and Gene Lupo

Welcome and Introductions Sherif Andrawes, MD and Lauren G. Khanna, MD, MS

Day-to-Day Best Practices

Luminal Strictures: Dilate, Stent, or Cut
Gloria Lan, MD

Everything Barrett’s: Detection, Ablation, Resection, Freezing
Kavel H. Visrodia, MD

Endoscopic Suturing and Closure Devices
Kartik Sampath, MD

Wrap it Up! Fundoplication and Endoscopic Management of GERD
Amy Tyberg, MD

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Cannulation and Sphincterotomy
Jessica Widmer, DO

Management of Large Stones of the Common Bile Duct
Amar B. Manvar, MD

Endoscopic Surgery

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Nicholas Hoerter, MD

From ESD to FTRD for Removal of Pre-Malignant Lesions
Ashley A. Vareedayah, MD

Achalasia and Gastroparesis: Introduction to POEM and G-POEM
Lionel D’Souza, MD

Endoscopic Management of Obesity
Kaveh Hajifathalian, MD

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Updates in Best Practices for EUS
Kara Raphael, MD

EUS Management of Fluid Collections
Iman Andalib, MD

Call IR or Do It Myself? The Role of Interventional EUS in Biliary Obstruction
Sam Serouya, MD

Deciding on a Career in Interventional Endoscopy
Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MS

Dinner, Exhibits and Networking Reception