HMC GI

Location:
7th Floor
Maleng Building
Clinic phone:
(206) 744-3241
Clinic contacts:
Bahaa Wanly
, Manager
GI Clinic RN - Diana Macandog
, (206) 744-1373 or 1374
GI PCC - Julie Sniadoski
, (206) 744-5021
GI PCC - Teri Burrow
, (206) 744-1043
GI PCC - Arlene Elwell
, (206) 744-2793
Attendings:
Christina Surawicz
Christopher Carlson
Lisa Strate
Liz Broussard
Darby Robinson-ONeil
Sessions:
Wednesday, 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Description

Residents will develop the skills necessary to diagnose and treat common GI diseases including chronic abdominal pain, GERD, PUD/dyspepsia, viral hepatitis, end stage liver disease, IBD, IBS, chronic diarrhea/constipation, diverticulosis, anorectal complaints. Additionally, an emphasis will be placed on understanding the role of the gastroenterologist in the management of patients with GI disease.

Goals

  • Provide first year residents with the skills necessary to diagnose and treat common GI diseases.
  • Understand the role of the gastroenterologist in the management of patients with GI disease.

Objectives

The residents should gain knowledge and skills in the following areas of GI medicine:
  • Appropriate history and physical exam in evaluation of patients with GI disease.
  • Indications for endoscopy and GI referral.
  • GI prevention: Cancer screening (colon, barretts).
  • Evaluation and management of patients with common GI diseases including:
    • Chronic abdominal pain
    • GERD
    • PUD/Dyspepsia
    • Viral hepatitis
    • End stage liver disease
    • IBD
    • IBS
    • Chronic diarrhea/constipation
    • Diverticulosis
    • Anorectal complaints

Recommended Readings

  • Harborview GI Orientation
  • American Liver Foundation. Chronic Hepatitis
  • American Liver Foundation. Interferon Treatment for Hepatitis B and C
  • American Liver Foundation. Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury
  • American Liver Foundation. Liver Biopsy
  • Hepatitis Foundation. Hepatitis A & B Vaccination
  • Hepatitis Foundation. Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis Foundation. Diet and your Liver
  • Hepatitis Foundation. Caring for your Liver
  • Seeff LB, Alter HJ. Spousal Transmission of the Hepatitis C Virus? Ann Intern Med 1994;120:807-809.
  • Washington State Department of Health. Viral Hepatitis