MAGIC 2021 FACULTY

Internationally and nationally recognized faculty will teach and demonstrate new technologies and procedures in the field.

Michel Kahaleh, MD

MAGIC Program Director, Professor of Medicine, Clinical Director of Gastroenterology, Chief of Endoscopy, Director Pancreas Program Department of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Michel Kahaleh, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE is an American gastroenterologist and an expert in therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopy, including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and other minimally invasive endoscopic procedures. 

He is the Founder and Director of both the Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound Society (TEUS) and Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc. (IDHER); as well as one of the Founders and Directors of Foundation for Interventional and Therapeutic Endoscopy (FITE).

He is a Professor of Medicine, and is currently the Clinical Director of Gastroenterology, Chief of Endoscopy, and Director of the Pancreas Program at the Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

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Paolo Arcidiacono, MD

Chief,Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy UnitVita Salute San Raffaele UniversityMilan, Italy

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Everson Artifon, MD, MBA, PhD, FASGE

Associate Professor of SurgeryUniversity of São Paulo

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Todd Baron, MD

Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology UNC School of Medicine

Todd Huntley Baron is an American gastroenterologist who teaches at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is well known for his prolific publishing in the field of gastroenterology particularly in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and other advanced endoscopic procedures.

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Christopher Thompson, MD

Director of Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Norio Fukami, MD

Director Therapeutic Endoscopy, Division of

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Mayo Clinic, Arizona

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José Nieto, MD

Chair, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Center Borland Groover

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Pinghong Zhou, MD

Chief of Endoscopy Center Fudan University Zhongshan Hospital

Sammy Ho, MD

Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Ho is currently the director of advanced endoscopy at Montefiore Medical Center. He completed his residency at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco, CA and his fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Ho has over 15 years of experience and has a focus in Pancreatico-Biliary diseases.

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Jessica Widmer, MD

NYU Langone Health

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Nikhil Kumta, MD

Director of Surgical and Bariatric Endoscopy, Mount Sinai

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Ara Shakian, MD

Director of Interventional Endoscopy, USC School of Medicine

Dr. Sahakian is a board certified gastroenterologist with specialized training in advanced endoscopic techniques and medical treatment of complex biliary and pancreatic disorders. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Yale University, where he was awarded the Samuel Kushlan Award in 2012 as the most outstanding fellow of his class. After his gastroenterology fellowship, Dr. Sahakian spent an additional year at Yale to complete his advanced endoscopy fellowship. During this time he trained with renowned experts in the field, gaining extensive experience in advanced endoscopic procedures, such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR).

Iman Andalib, MD

Director of Surgical Endoscopy,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Marina Kim, MD

Interventional Gastroenterologist at Portland Gastroenterology

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Amy Tyberg, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

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Avik Sarkar, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

Haroon Shahid, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

Sardar Shah-Khan, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

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Rodrigo Chavez, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

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Monica Gaidhane, MD

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers

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