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    Kanishka Bhattacharya MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-8399
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        Academic Background

        Education:
        Medical College, University of Calcutta

        Post-Graduate Training:
        Internal Medicine Residency, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA.

        Fellow in Gastroenterology, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center,
        Faulkner Hospital and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
        Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

        Research/Clinical Interests
        Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
        Inflammatory Bowel Disease
        Therapeutic Endoscopy



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        1. Choi EH, Mergener K, Semrad C, Fisher L, Cave DR, Dodig M, Burke C, Leighton JA, Kastenberg D, Simpson P, Sul J, Bhattacharya K, Charles R, Gerson L, Weber L, Eisen G, Reidel W, Vargo JJ, Wakim-Fleming J, Lo SK. A multicenter, prospective, randomized comparison of a novel signal transmission capsule endoscope to an existing capsule endoscope. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Aug; 78(2):325-32.
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        2. Singh A, Marshall C, Chaudhuri B, Okoli C, Foley A, Person SD, Bhattacharya K, Cave DR. Timing of video capsule endoscopy relative to overt obscure GI bleeding: implications from a retrospective study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 May; 77(5):761-6.
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        3. Eckardt AJ, Swales C, Bhattacharya K, Wassef WY, Leung K, Levey JM. Does trainee participation during colonoscopy affect adenoma detection rates? Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Jul; 52(7):1337-44.
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        4. Cave DR, Fleischer DE, Leighton JA, Faigel DO, Heigh RI, Sharma VK, Gostout CJ, Rajan E, Mergener K, Foley A, Lee M, Bhattacharya K. A multicenter randomized comparison of the Endocapsule and the Pillcam SB. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Sep; 68(3):487-94.
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        5. Attasaranya S, Cheon YK, Vittal H, Howell DA, Wakelin DE, Cunningham JT, Ajmere N, Ste Marie RW, Bhattacharya K, Gupta K, Freeman ML, Sherman S, McHenry L, Watkins JL, Fogel EL, Schmidt S, Lehman GA. Large-diameter biliary orifice balloon dilation to aid in endoscopic bile duct stone removal: a multicenter series. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jun; 67(7):1046-52.
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        6. Rullán R, Danielson P, Hirsh M, Kim D, Eckardt A, Bhattacharya K. Self-expanding silicone stent for treatment of postoperative colorectal stricture in an infant with Hirschsprung's disease: a case report. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Sep; 41(9):1613-5.
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        7. Jessup TP, Wassef WY, Yantiss RK, Bhattacharya K. Metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma diagnosed by EUS-guided FNA of a rapidly progressive peripancreatic mass. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Mar; 63(3):527-9.
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