Here are six gastroenterologists in the news this past week.
Carol A. Burke, MD, was elected president of the American College of Gastroenterology.
A research team led by Lucas W. Thornblade, MD, found that a minimally invasive approach to abdominal procedures to treat cancer may be a viable alternative to open procedures.
Florida Hospital Physician Group added Iswanto Sucandy, MD, to its staff.
Parag Chokshi, MD, of Sun City, Ariz.-based Arizona Digestive Health, was selected as a "Distinguished Doctor" by The Expert Network.
Mayo Clinic researchers, led by Yuri Saito Loftus, MD, discovered patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome pain may benefit from taking pregabalin.
Dawn England, MD, spoke with Infection Control Todayconcerning in the rising number of patients treated with improperly processed endoscopes.