Irving Waxman
Section of Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine
Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor, Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics
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MD1985Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 
Residency1988New England Deaconess HospitalInternal Medicine
Fellowship1989Georgetown UniversityGastroenterology
Fellowship1990National Institutes of HealthDigestive Disease
Fellowship1991University of AmsterdamInterventional Gastroenterology

Academic Interests

Dr. Waxman’s interests are focused on state-of-the art endoscopic procedures for the treatment of gastrointestinal tumors. Currently he is conducting clinical research in therapeutic applications of endoscopic ultrasound, particularly in patients with advanced pancreatic and esophageal cancer. He is also studying minimally invasive endoscopic therapy for early cancer detection.

Clinical Interests

GI oncology ,minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.

Representative Publications

  1. Kinney T, Waxman I. Does size really matter?. Am J of Gastroenterol 2004; 99(4): 634-635.
  2. Shami VM, Waxman I. Lymphoid follicular proctitis mimicking rectal lymphoma: diagnosis by EMR. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004 Oct;60(4):648-52
  3. Arantes V, Logroño R, Faruqi S, Ahmed I, Waxman I, Bhutani M. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Yield in Submucosal Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract. J of Ultrasound in Med 2004; 23: 1141-1150
  4. Kinney TP, Waxman I. Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis of pancreatic necrosis in acute pancreatitis reduces mortality and pancreatic sepsis. ACP J Club. 2004 Jul-Aug;141(1):11.
  5. Chi KD, Waxman I. Subcapsular Hepatic Hematoma after guidewire injury during ERCP: Management and Review. Endoscopy 2004 Nov;36(11):1019-21

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