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Bennie Upchurch, MD


395 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-6255

Email: upchurch.6@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Associate Professor-Clinical, Gastro, Hepatology & Nutrition

Physician, FGP-Gastro-Hepatology & Nutr'n

 

Clinical Interest

Gastroenterology

Academic Advising

2014 - present Ohio State University College of Medicine.
 

Certifications

1994 - present Doctor of Medicine: State Medical Board of Ohio
1999 - present Board Certified Gastroenterologist: American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
 

Degrees

1993 M.D., University of Iowa Carver

 

Editorial Activities

2008 - present • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
 

Honors

2009 - present Teacher of the Year- Gastroenterology. Cleveland Clinic.
 

Journal Articles

Vargo,John,J; Upchurch,Bennie; Dumot,John,A; Zuccaro,Gregory; Stevens,Tyler; Santisi,Janice,A. "Clinical utility of the Olympus single balloon enteroscope: The initial US experience." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 65, no. 5. (April 2007.): AB90-AB90.

Sanaka,Madhusudhan; Choure,Anuja; Santisi,Janice; Dodig,Milan; Lopez,Rocio; Upchurch,Bennie; Vargo,John. "Comparison of pathology and location of findings between capsule endoscopy (CE) and single balloon assisted enteroscopy (SBAE) in patients with occult gastrointestinal bleeding." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 103, (September 2008.): S113-S113.

Chiorean,Michael,V; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Draganov,Peter,V; Binmoeller,Kenneth,F; Haluszka,Oleh; Jonnalagadda,Sreenivasa; Okolo,Patrick; Grimm,Ian,S; Morgan,Douglas. "Spiral Enteroscopy: Predictors of Depth of Insertion from the Prospective Multicenter US Study." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 69, no. 5. (April 2009.): AB191-AB191.

Gaddipati,Kishore; Vannoy,Sabrina; Vargo,John; Sanaka,Madhusudhan; Upchurch,Bennie. "Comparing Antegrade Double Balloon and Spirus Enteroscopy in the Management of Anemia and Small Bowel Crohn's Disease - A Single Center Experience." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 104, (October 2009.): S106-S107.

Upchurch,Bennie,R; Vargo,John,J; Sanaka,Madhusudhan,R; Alhaji,Mohammad. "The Clinical Utility of Single Balloon Enteroscopy: A Single Center Experience of 172 Procedures." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 69, no. 5. (April 2009.): AB188-AB188.

Morgan,Douglas; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Draganov,Peter,V; Binmoeller,Kenneth,F; Haluszka,Oleh; Jonnalagadda,Sreenivasa; Okolo,Patrick; Grimm,Ian,S; Chiorean,Michael,V. "Spiral Enteroscopy: Prospective Multicenter US Trial in Patients with Small Bowel Disorders." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 69, no. 5. (April 2009.): AB127-AB128.

Sanaka,Madhusudhan,R; Vannoy,Sabrina; Yerneni,Himabindu; Kosuru,Bhanu,Prasad; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Gaddipati,Kishore; Lopez,Rocio; Dodig,Milan; Vargo,John,J. "Single Balloon Enteroscopy System Might Be More Efficient Among Three Available Enteroscopy Systems for Evaluation and Management of Suspected Small Bowel Disease." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 71, no. 5. (April 2010.): AB368-AB369.

Sanaka,Madhusudhan,R; Vannoy,Sabrina; Yerneni,Himabindu; Kosuru,Bhanu,Prasad; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Gaddipati,Kishore; Lopez,Rocio; Dodig,Milan; Vargo,John,J. "Efficacy of Morning Versus Afternoon Small Bowel Enteroscopy: Does Timing Matter?." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 71, no. 5. (April 2010.): AB368-AB368.

Sanaka,Madhusudhan,R; Vannoy,Sabrina; Kosuru,Bhanu,Prasad; Yerneni,Himabindu; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Gaddipati,Kishore; Lopez,Rocio; Dodig,Milan; Vargo,John,J. "Antegrade Enteroscopy Is More Effective Than Retrograde Enteroscopy in the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Suspected Small Bowel Disease." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 71, no. 5. (April 2010.): AB369-AB369.

Upchurch,Bennie; Dhaliwal,Ramandeep. "Single Balloon Enteroscopy in Managing Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Polyps." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S371-S372.

Upchurch,Bennie. "Multifocal Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma in a Patient with Obscure GI Bleeding Found with Spiral Enteroscopy." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S373-S373.

Upchurch,Bennie. "Glue Injection for Hemostasis of Gastric Variceal Bleeding - A Case Report." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S372-S372.

Upchurch,Bennie. "Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in a 102-Year-Old Patient Found by Single Balloon Enteroscopy." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S372-S373.

Sourianarayanane,Achuthan; Mukewar,Saurabh,S; Upchurch,Bennie,R; Bauer,Thomas,W; Sanaka,Madhusudhan,R. "Double-balloon enteroscopy enabled the diagnosis of duodenal adenocarcinoma in a patient with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery presenting with chronic anemia." GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY. Vol. 73, no. 4. (April 2011.): 837-838.

Upchurch,Bennie; Snodgrass,Douglas. "Delayed Postpolypectomy Bleeding in a Patient on Anti-coagulation Therapy after Colon Polyp Resection Using Endoloop-assisted Polypectomy." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S371-S371.

Upchurch,Bennie; Inkster,Michelle. "Obscure GI Bleeding from Gastric Varices Managed by Gastric Variceal Obliteration." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 106, (October 2011.): S373-S373.

Aggarwal,Piyush; Kumaravel,Veena; Upchurch,Bennie,R. "Single-balloon enteroscopy in managing Peutz Jeghers syndrome polyps.." Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology. Vol. 5, no. 6. (November 2012.): 439-441.

Aggarwal,Piyush; Kumaravel,Veena; Upchurch,Bennie,R. "Single-balloon enteroscopy in managing Peutz Jeghers syndrome polyps." THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 5, no. 6. (November 2012.): 439-441.

 

Reference Works

October 2011 Upchurch, BR."Cricopharyngeal Bar Dysphagia Treated Successfully with Endoscopic Dilation" Philidelphia.

Presentations

"Irritable Bowel Syndrome." Presented at Medical Grand Rounds, . (October 2012)

"GERD: What are my treatment Options?." Presented at Faculty Update Clinical Conference, . (May 2012)

"Emerging Problems with Chronic PPI Use." Presented at 10th Annual Esophageal Conference, . (May 2013)

"High Value Care in GI Bleeding." Presented at High Value Care in Gastroenterology, . (October 2014)