Recent Advances in Therapeutic Endoscopy
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, May 29, 2014
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
Sammy Ho, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Pancreaticobiliary Services and Endoscopic Ultrasound
Program Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Sammy Ho's main area of interest is pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, an area in which he lectures both nationally and internationally. He is the author of over 50 original articles, and serves on the editorial board on numerous prominent gastroenterology journals, including the Journal of Endoscopic Ultrasound.
Dr. Ho completed his medical education at State University of New York at Stony Brook, a general gastroenterology fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital, and an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Duke University. He joined Montefiore Medical Center at 2005, and has been serving as the Director of Pancreaticobiliary Services and Endoscopic Ultrasound. In 2009, he started an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Montefiore, for which he has acted as Program Director.
Objectives - after attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Better understand the indications for cholangioscopy
- Know the management options for difficult common bile duct stones
- Gain an insight into the future of interventional endoscopic ultrasound
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases (Department of Medicine)