Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy

Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy


https://www.giejournal.org/article/S0016-5107(19)30107-5/pdf. Our recent editorial about the safety of ERCP and cholecystectomy in pregnancy.

TSGE is dedicated to the issues and challenges facing gastroenterology in Texas today.

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Commissioned With Change : An Interview With HHSC Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young 04/19/2022

Commissioned With Change : An Interview With HHSC Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young

🗣 Last month, Texas Medical Association interviewed Texas Health and Human Services Commission Executive Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young about changes coming to Texas #Medicaid policies on coverage, telehealth, and payment models. Read here: https://bit.ly/3M2rPmW

Commissioned With Change : An Interview With HHSC Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young As leader of the state’s largest agency, Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young is faced with some of the largest health care challenges among some of the most vulnerable patient populations. She visited the Texas Medical Association’s Winter Conference in late...


Looking for #IBSAwarenessMonth resources to share with patients? Check out this helpful media toolkit from IFFGD for tons of ideas! https://bit.ly/3rqSkKW


Get to know your GI Women's Committee members! 🩺 Dr. Radha Tamerisa is a part of the TSGE Women's committee and Micropractice committee. She started Katy Integrative Gastroenterology where she has served her hometown and community for over a decade.

Dr. Tamerisa particularly loves the GI field because she feels that digestive health is the root of many issues that impact the quality of people’s health. She enjoys counseling patients on their GI conditions as well as lifestyle and nutrition so that they may live their healthiest, most vibrant lives. When she's not with her patients she loves hanging with her family or creating resin art. Read more about Dr. Tamerisa on our website: https://bit.ly/34wewuN


Houston GI crew – this is for you! Don’t miss out on a night of dinner and debate with TxIEG!

📆 Thursday, April 21
⏰ 6:15 – 9:00 PM
📍 Hotel ZaZa Houston
🔗 Info and registration here: https://bit.ly/3jG5eAo

Rupert Leong on oral faecal microbiota transplantation in ulcerative colitis - In conversation with... 04/10/2022

Rupert Leong on oral faecal microbiota transplantation in ulcerative colitis - In conversation with...

Did you catch this podcast from The Lancet and Dr. Rupert Leong? Listen to hear the results of the LOTUS trial, which explored faecal microbiota transplantation in ulcerative colitis.

Rupert Leong on oral faecal microbiota transplantation in ulcerative colitis - In conversation with... Rupert Leong (University of Sydney) discusses a new double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial of oral faecal microbiota transplantation for patients with active ulcerative colitis.Read the full article:Lyophilised oral faecal microbiota t...


We spy a few familiar faces! 😉 Check out this awesome video from TSGE members Dr. Navdeep Chehl and Dr. Shiv Desai.


Last month's issue of e-WGN, World Gastroenterology Organisation quarterly #newsletter had an interesting article on #InternationalWomensDay by Dr. Kamani Lubna. Read here! https://bit.ly/3w5Mgu8


ESGE Days hybrid event is just a few weeks away! Discover new techniques and tips from the experts at #ESGEDays2022. More info here: https://bit.ly/3ML9SdA


#ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth may have ended, but this PSA from the TSGE GI Women's Committee last month has some helpful info and tips for patients and GI docs to use year-round. Take a look at this wonderful message from your TSGE colleagues!


Happy National #DoctorsDay to all of the GI docs out there! TSGE honors, appreciates, and celebrates you today and every day. Thank you for your hard work! #DoctorsDay2022 #GIDoc #TexasMD


Check this out! TSGE member Dr. Rajeev Jain was on Episode 111 of the About IBD podcast! 🎧 A wonderful discussion on shared decision-making and how clinicians can use it in their practice. https://bit.ly/34Fq0fq

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 03/28/2022

Thanks to TSGE Board Member Dr. Roopa Vemulapalli for sharing some highlights from the Scrubs & Heels Summit over the weekend! What a great opportunity for all of the TSGE members and Texas GI docs who participated 👏 Do you notice any familiar faces? #ScrubsNHeels #GutsGritNGlam #WomenInGI


As #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth comes to a close, here's a great discussion from Dr. Ravy Vajravelu & Dr. Robert Schoen reviewing Family Matters: Increased Risk of CRC Among Individuals w/ Family History of Polyps in the American College of Gastroenterology: https://bit.ly/3HZhUvF


#ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth study finds a diet of whole grains as a source of fiber was associated with a reduced risk of #ColorectalCancer. Read here: https://bit.ly/37aeucQ


Want to refresh your memory on some of the top #TSGE2021 presentations? Here’s TSGE Board Member Dr. Harish Gagneja’s Nurse’s Track presentation: GI Poopouri. Listen to Dr. Gagneja discuss sub-mucosal saline injection during endoscopy, identifying and classifying Barrett’s esophagus, and more! https://bit.ly/3CLvh1T


Need help convincing patients to schedule their colonoscopy? Check out the Colon Cancer Coalition amazing resources here! https://bit.ly/3CuhSuE


Get to know your GI Women's Committee members! 🩺 Check out our first highlight with TSGE member Dr. Christina Levings. Dr. Levings is a part of the TSGE Women's Committee and Micropractice committee.

She currently practices in Waco and her favorite thing about being a gastro doc is the diverse clinical population and the ability to see patients in office as well as perform procedures. Learn more about Dr. Levings on our website: https://bit.ly/34wewuN

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 03/15/2022

Free registration for the second weekend of #JACC2022! Don't miss out on these state-of-the-art lectures by world-renowned gastroenterologists. Great opportunity! https://bit.ly/35HB1O2

VIDEO: What’s in a name? How a common cause for GI bleeding bears the name Mallory-Weiss 03/14/2022

VIDEO: What’s in a name? How a common cause for GI bleeding bears the name Mallory-Weiss

Video from Healio Gastroenterology 🎥: Dr. Klaus Mergener discusses the origin of Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Watch here:

VIDEO: What’s in a name? How a common cause for GI bleeding bears the name Mallory-Weiss In this Endo-Sketch, a Healio video series on clinical conditions named after famous colleagues, Klaus Mergener, MD, of the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses the origin of Mallory-Weiss syndrome.According to Mergener, these partial thickness tears of the esophageal mucosa and su...


Thanks to TSGE Board member Dr. Prashant Kedia for sharing this with us: "I had an awesome experience teaching AXIOS placement at the BSC 4th year advanced fellow course. Thanks BSC, Dr Kothari and Dr. Komanduri for an awesome weekend."

We love to see our TSGE members in action!


Have you seen the latest from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE Video GIE Journal? Jay Bapaye, MD, et al demonstrate the technique of submucosal tunneling and endoscopic resection for a postcricoid subepithelial esophageal tumor. https://bit.ly/3sYZk2z


If you missed our GI Women’s Committee Webinar last month with the amazing Dr Aline Charabaty - we have good news. The recording is now up on our website! 🎉Click the link to watch: https://bit.ly/34wewuN


From GIE: Podcast episode on Peroral endoscopic myotomy looking at 10-year outcomes from a large, single-center U.S. series with high follow-up completion and comprehensive analysis of long-term efficacy, safety, objective GERD, and endoscopic functional luminal assessment by Modayil et al. 🎧 Listen here: https://bit.ly/3Jd9S3w


TGIF – we’re looking forward to some downtime this weekend! Happy Friday TSGE members, enjoy this #GIjoke.

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 03/03/2022

TBT to #TSGE2021 and these TSGE superstars! We’re looking forward to another great year for the TSGE!


In honor of the first day of #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth here are some great resources from the American College of Gastroenterology CRC Community Education Toolkit. Check out screening guidelines, patient education materials, and more to utilize throughout March and beyond. https://bit.ly/34Wbjog.


TSGE Member Spotlight: Kalpesh Patel, MD, is one of the newest members of the TSGE Board. Dr. Patel is an Associate Professor and Medical Director at Baylor College of Medicine. He has a variety of professional interests such as ERCP, EUS guided drainage procedures, and enteral stenting. We're looking forward to an incredible year with Dr. Patel on the TSGE board!


Readmissions following bariatric surgery are decreasing, but racial and ethnic disparities persist. Read more about the findings here: https://bit.ly/3JlXezf


There's still time to submit your 2022 Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Application ✅ More info and application from AASLD at the link below: https://bit.ly/3oL8jlt

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 02/21/2022

Join us for the Baylor College of Medicine Hepatology and Liver Transplantation CME​ Conference tomorrow morning for a state-of-the-art lecture presented by Hashem B. El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. El-Serag will be presenting on the Evolution in Epidemiology of HCC - don't miss this great opportunity!

🕖: 7am - 8am CST
📍: Zoom
🔗 : More info and registration https://bit.ly/3I6N2Kx


#TSGE2021 may have been a few months ago, but you can still access tons of presentations from the conference on the TSGE YouTube channel. Take a look at Richard Moses, DO, JD presentation on risk management here: https://bit.ly/3sT474D


We’d like to give a huge thanks to Dr. Aline Charabaty for a wonderful talk! Thanks to all who joined and helped make our first GI women’s event of 2022 a great one 💙

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 02/15/2022

🚨Join TSGE’s GI Women’s Committee and Dr. Aline Charabaty tonight @ 6pm to discuss imposter syndromes. Tag a GI colleague who you think would enjoy this event! https://bit.ly/3oKeDJU

Photos from Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy's post 02/14/2022

In honor of tomorrow’s GI Women’s Committee event here’s a look at some of the women’s committee back at #TSGE2021.

Save your spot for “Identifying Imposter Syndromes” with Dr. Aline Charabaty. We are looking forward to the first TSGE event of the year with an incredible speaker! 👏 Invite a GI colleague.

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