2016-04-28 14:58:45 UTC

EoE: Diagnosis and Management

Chicago, IL.




Review of treatments EoE:

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About the Instructors

Ikou Hirano, MD, AGAF

Dr. Hirano is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Esophageal Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  He attended college at Yale University, medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his medical residency and GI fellowship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He took a faculty position at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center and Harvard Medical School working in esophageal swallowing physiology before coming to Northwestern in 1998. He is currently serving as Associate Chair for the American Gastroenterological Association’s Esophageal, Gastric and Duodenal (EGD) section, steering committee member for the Registry for Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (REGID) and the International Gastrointestinal Eosinophil Researchers (TIGERS).  Dr. Hirano has written over 75 scientific papers and 20 textbook chapters that focus on esophageal and swallowing disorders. He is an Associate Editor for Diseases of the Esophagus and has been inducted as a fellow to both the American College of Gastroenterology and American Gastroenterological Association.  In 2002, he received the Northwestern University School of Medicine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Gastroenterology. Dr. Hirano has been recognized as one of the Chicago area’s “Top Doctors” by the Chicago Consumer’s Checkbook and by Best Doctors in America.  His clinical and academic interests are in eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, gastrointestinal motility and esophageal disorders.

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