Acknowledgements

All PatientINFO Center resources were written and/or reviewed by members with expertise in specific GI topics, as well as by the Patient Engagement Program Advisor who reviewed the materials before publication. AGA would like to thank all of the reviewers who made this project possible.

Patient Advisor


J. Sumner Bell III, MD, AGAF
Gastroenterology Ltd, Virginia Beach, VA

Content Reviewers


Adil Bharucha, MD, MBBS, AGAF — Constipation
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Sheila Crowe, MD, AGAF — Food allergies and intolerances; Low-FODMAP diet
University of California, San Diego

Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN — Celiac disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Bethany Doerfler, MS, RD, LDN — Eosinophilic esophagitis (Diet)
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Chicago, IL

Lisa M. Gangarosa, MD, AGAF — Gallstones
University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders, Chapel Hill

Frank Giardiello, MD, AGAF — Colonoscopy
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Gail Hecht, MD, MS, AGAF — Clostridium Difficile
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF — Barrett’s esophagus
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Nancee Jaffe, MS, RD — Low-FODMAP Diet
University of California, Los Angeles

Peter J. Kahrilas, MD, AGAF — GERD
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 

David Katzka, MD — Dyspepsia; Eosinophilic esophagitis
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Daniel Leffler, MD, MS — Celiac disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Jonathan A. Leighton, MD, AGAF — Capsule endoscopy
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Shivan Mehta, MD, MBA — Colorectal cancer
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Shabana F. Pasha, MD — Capsule endoscopy
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Pankaj J. Pasricha, MD, AGAF — ERCP
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Lauri Rentz, CHRN, RN — Capsule endoscopy
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Don Rockey, MD, AGAF — CT colonography
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

William Sanchez, MD — Cirrhosis
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Bryan Sauer, MD, MSc — Diverticulitis
University of Virginia, Charlottesville 

Ellen Scherl, MD, AGAF — IBD
Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Andrea S. Shin, MD — IBS
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

Ali A. Siddiqui, MD, MBBS — Pancreatitis
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Savita Srivastava, MD — Hepatitis C
University of Virginia Physician’s Group, Culpeper

Kyle D. Staller, MD — Hemorrhoids
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Charles Melbern (Mel) Wilcox, MD — Peptic ulcer disease; Upper GI endoscopy
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Cynthia M. Yoshida, MD, AGAF — EUS
University of Virginia, Charlottesville 

Spanish Content Reviewers


Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD, AGAF (Advisor)
University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 

Adrian Cora, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Jorge Cruz, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Juan M. Marqués Lespier, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Mariela Rodriguez, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Artemio Santiago, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine