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Samer Eldika, MD


395 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Email: eldika.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Gastro, Hepatology & Nutrition

Physician, FGP-Gastro-Hepatology & Nutr'n

 

Clinical Interest

Gastroenterology

Licenses

2013 - present Diplomat: American Board of Internal Medicine
- 2001 Diplomat: American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

Peck JR, Latchana N, El-Dika S, Sharma S. "Multidisciplinary management of common bile duct stones-Making the diagnosis:." In Multidisciplinary management of common bile duct stones. Edited by Hazey JW, Conwell DL, Guy GE. -. Columbus, US|USA: Springer (DE), December 2015.

 

Degrees

1991 A.A.S., American University of Beirut

1994 B.S.C.E., American University of Beirut

1998 B.A., American University of Beirut

 

Editorial Activities

2014 BMC Cancer
 

Honors

1998 Medicine Dean's Honors List. American University of Beirut.
2003 - 2004 Evidence Based Quality Improvement Award. SUNY AT Buffalo.
2015 - present Fellow American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
2015 - present • Peer Excellence Award. The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center.
2015 - present • The Fred B. Thomas Faculty Teaching Award. The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center.
2016 - present Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. MoreStream University and the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University.
 

Journal Articles

Barada KA; Dika SS; Atweh SF; Saadé NE; Nassar CF. "Acute and neonatal capsaicin treatment inhibit jejunal amino acid absorption through a Na+-dependent mechanism.." The American Journal Of Physiology. Vol. 272, no. 4 Pt 1. (April 1997.): G815-.

Akl,E,A; Izuchukwu,I,S; El-Dika,S; Fritsche,L; Kunz,R; Schunemann,H,J. "Integrating an evidence-based medicine rotation into an internal medicine residency program." ACADEMIC MEDICINE. Vol. 79, no. 9. (September 2004.): 897-904.

Schunemann,H,J; Armstrong,D; degl'Innocenti,A; Wiklund,I; Fallone,C,A; Tanser,L; van Zanten,S,V; Heels-Ansdell,D; El-Dika,S; Chiba,N; Barkun,A,N; Austin,P; Guyatt,G,H. "A randomized multicenter trial to evaluate simple utility elicitation techniques in patients with gastroesophageal relflux disease." MEDICAL CARE. Vol. 42, no. 11. (November 2004.): 1132-1142.

Schünemann HJ; Armstrong D; Degl'innocenti A; Wiklund I; Fallone CA; Tanser L; Van Zanten SV; Heels-Ansdell D; El-Dika S; Chiba N; Barkun AN; Austin P; Guyatt GH. "A randomized multicenter trial to evaluate simple utility elicitation techniques in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease.." Medical Care. Vol. 42, no. 11. (November 2004.): 1132-.

Devereaux PJ; Choi PT; El-Dika S; Bhandari M; Montori VM; Schünemann HJ; Garg AX; Busse JW; Heels-Ansdell D; Ghali WA; Manns BJ; Guyatt GH. "An observational study found that authors of randomized controlled trials frequently use concealment of randomization and blinding, despite the failure to report these methods.." Journal Of Clinical Epidemiology. Vol. 57, no. 12. (December 2004.): 1232-.

Akl EA; Izuchukwu IS; El-Dika S; Fritsche L; Kunz R; Schünemann HJ. "Integrating an evidence-based medicine rotation into an internal medicine residency program.." Academic Medicine: Journal Of The Association Of American Medical Colleges. Vol. 79, no. 9. (September 2004.): 897-.

Wahlqvist,P; Guyatt,G; Armstrong,D; Austin,P; Barkun,A; Chiba,N; degl'Innocenti,A; El-Dika,S; Fallone,C; Heels-Ansdell,D; Tanser,L; van Zanten,S,V; Wiklund,I; Schunemann,H. "Responsiveness to change and English language validation of the WPAI-GERD questionnaire-results from a Canadian study." VALUE IN HEALTH. Vol. 7, no. 3. (May 2004.): 349-349.

Fallone,C,A; Guyattt,G,H; Armstrong,D; Wiklund,I; degl'Innocenti,A; Heels-Ansdell,D; Barkun,A,N; Chiba,N; van Zanten,S,JOV; El-Dika,S; Austin,P; Tanser,L; Schunemann,H,J. "Do physicians correctly assess patient symptom severity in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease?." ALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS. Vol. 20, no. 10. (November 2004.): 1161-1169.

Fallone CA; Guyatt GH; Armstrong D; Wiklund I; Degl'Innocenti A; Heels-Ansdell D; Barkun AN; Chiba N; Zanten SJ; El-Dika S; Austin P; Tanser L; Schünemann HJ. "Do physicians correctly assess patient symptom severity in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease?." Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Vol. 20, no. 10. (November 2004.): 1161-.

Devereaux,P,J; Choi,P,TL; El-Dika,S; Bhandari,M; Montori,V,M; Schunemann,H,J; Garg,A,X; Busse,J,W; Heels-Ansdell,D; Ghali,W,A; Manns,B,J; Guyatt,G,H. "An observational study found that authors of randomized controlled trials frequently use concealment of randomization and blinding, despite the failure to report these methods." JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY. Vol. 57, no. 12. (December 2004.): 1232-1236.

El-Dika S; Guyatt GH; Armstrong D; Degl'innocenti A; Wiklund I; Fallone CA; Tanser L; Veldhuyzen van Zanten S; Heels-Ansdell D; Wahlqvist P; Chiba N; Barkun AN; Austin P; Schünemann HJ. "The impact of illness in patients with moderate to severe gastro-esophageal reflux disease.." BMC Gastroenterology. Vol. 5, (January 2005.): 23-.

Degl' Innocenti,Alessio; Guyatt,Gordon,H; Wiklund,Ingela; Heels-Ansdell,Diane; Armstrong,David; Fallone,Carlo,A; Tanser,Lisa; van Zanten,Sander,Veldhuyzen; El-Dika,Samer; Chiba,Naoki; Barkun,Alan,N; Austin,Peggy; Schünemann,Holger,J. "The influence of demographic factors and health-related quality of life on treatment satisfaction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with esomeprazole.." Health and quality of life outcomes. Vol. 3, (January 2005.): 4-?.

Degl' Innocenti A; Guyatt GH; Wiklund I; Heels-Ansdell D; Armstrong D; Fallone CA; Tanser L; van Zanten SV; El-Dika S; Chiba N; Barkun AN; Austin P; Schünemann HJ. "The influence of demographic factors and health-related quality of life on treatment satisfaction in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease treated with esomeprazole.." Health And Quality Of Life Outcomes. Vol. 3, (January 2005.): 4-.

El-Dika,S; Guyatt,G,H; Armstrong,D; Degl'Innocenti,A; Wiklund,I; Fallone,C,A; Tanser,L; van Zanten,S,V; Heels-Ansdell,D; Wahlqvist,P; Chiba,N; Barkun,A,N; Austin,P; Schunemann,H,J. "The impact of illness in patients with moderate to severe gastro-esophageal reflux disease." BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 5, (July 2005.): 23-.

El-Dika S; Mahl T; Mehboob S; Miqdadi J; Heels-Ansdell D; Handley B; Sitrin M; Schünemann H. "Is blinding the endoscopists to bowel preparations in randomized-controlled trials a reality?." Cancer Detection And Prevention. Vol. 30, no. 6. (January 2006.): 552-.

Puhan MA; Guyatt GH; Armstrong D; Wiklund I; Fallone CA; Heels-Ansdell D; Degl'Innocenti A; Veldhuyzen van Zanten SJ; Tanser L; Barkun AN; Chiba N; Austin P; El-Dika S; Schünemann HJ. "Validation of a symptom diary for patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.." Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Vol. 23, no. 4. (February 2006.): 531-.

El-Dika,Samer; Mahl,Thomas; Mehboob,Shahid; Miqdadi,Jihad; Heels-Ansdell,Diane; Handley,Barbara; Sitrin,Michael; Schunemann,Holger. "Is blinding the endoscopists to bowel preparations in randomized-controlled trials a reality?." CANCER DETECTION AND PREVENTION. Vol. 30, no. 6. (January 2006.): 552-559.

Puhan,M,A; Guyatt,G,H; Armstrong,D; Wiklund,I; Fallone,C,A; Heels-Ansdell,H; degl'Innocenti,A; van Zanten,S,JOV; Tanser,L; Barkun,A,N; Chiba,N; Austin,P; El-Dika,S; Schunemann,H,J. "Validation of a symptom diary for patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease." ALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS. Vol. 23, no. 4. (February 2006.): 531-541.

El-Dika,Samer; Vahabzadeh,Ali; Karageorge,Lampros; Kinsey,Adrienne. "A large pedunculated lipoma endoscopically resected with the assistance of a detachable nylon endoloop.." Gastroenterology & hepatology. Vol. 3, no. 11. (November 2007.): 880-881.

Wahlqvist,Peter; Guyatt,Gordon,H; Armstrong,David; Degl'Innocenti,Alessio; Heels-Ansdell,Diane; El-Dika,Samer; Wiklund,Ingela; Fallone,Carlo,A; Tanser,Lisa; Veldhuyzen van Zanten,Sander; Austin,Peggy; Barkun,Alan,N; Chiba,Naoki; Schunemann,Holger,J. "The work productivity and activity impairment questionnaire for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (WPAI-GERD) - Responsiveness to change and English language validation." PHARMACOECONOMICS. Vol. 25, no. 5. (January 2007.): 385-396.

El-Dika S, Vahabzadeh A, Karageorge L, Kinsey A. "Another case of large pedunculated lipoma endoscopically resected with the assistance of a detachable nylon endoloop." Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Vol. 11, no. 3. (January 2007.): 880-881.

Bobba RK; El-Dika SS; Arsura EL. "Dysphagia in a HIV patient: concern for the etiology?." Southern Medical Journal. Vol. 100, no. 1. (January 2007.): 61-.

Abhishek,Kumar; Kazemi,Mehdi; Kazemi,Mehdi; El-Dika,Samer. "Acute ischemic proctosigmoiclitis from transient hypotension: A case report." SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL. Vol. 100, no. 11. (November 2007.): 1162-1162.

Bobba,Ravi,K; El-Dika,Samer,S; Arsura,Edward,L. "Dysphagia in a HIV patient: Concern for the etiology?." SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL. Vol. 100, no. 1. (January 2007.): 61-62.

Wahlqvist P; Guyatt GH; Armstrong D; Degl'innocenti A; Heels-Ansdell D; El-Dika S; Wiklund I; Fallone CA; Tanser L; Veldhuyzen van Zanten S; Austin P; Barkun AN; Chiba N; Schünemann HJ. "The Work Productivity and Activity Impairment Questionnaire for Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (WPAI-GERD): responsiveness to change and English language validation.." Pharmacoeconomics. Vol. 25, no. 5. (January 2007.): 385-.

Abhishek K; Kaushik S; Kazemi MM; El-Dika S. "An unusual case of hematochezia: acute ischemic proctosigmoiditis.." Journal Of General Internal Medicine. Vol. 23, no. 9. (September 2008.): 1525-.

Abhishek,Kumar; Kaushik,Shivu; Kazemi,Mehdi,M; El-Dika,Samer. "An unusual case of hematochezia: Acute ischemic proctosigmoiditis." JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE. Vol. 23, no. 9. (September 2008.): 1525-1527.

Stanich,Peter,P; Pilarski,Robert; Rock,Jonathan; Frankel,Wendy,L; El-Dika,Samer; Meyer,Marty,M. "Colonic manifestations of PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome: Case series and systematic review.." World journal of gastroenterology. Vol. 20, no. 7. (February 2014.): 1833-1838.

Nichols,Shawnn,D; Albert,Scott; Shirley,Lawrence; Schmidt,Carl; Abdel-Misih,Sherif; El-Dika,Samer; Groce,J,Royce; Wu,Christina; Goldberg,Richard,M; Bekaii-Saab,Tanios; Bloomston,Mark. "Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Jaundice from Metastatic Colorectal Cancer and Implications for Management." JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY. Vol. 18, no. 12. (December 2014.): 2186-2191.

Oza,Veeral,M; Skeans,Jacob,M; Muscarella,Peter; Walker,Jon,P; Sklaw,Brett,C; Cronley,Kevin,M; El-Dika,Samer; Swanson,Benjamin; Hinton,Alice; Conwell,Darwin,L; Krishna,Somashekar,G. "Groove Pancreatitis, a Masquerading Yet Distinct Clinicopathological Entity Analysis of Risk Factors and Differentiation." PANCREAS. Vol. 44, no. 6. (August 2015.): 901-908.

Oza,Veeral,M; Skeans,Jacob,M; Muscarella,Peter; Walker,Jon,P; Sklaw,Brett,C; Cronley,Kevin,M; El-Dika,Samer; Swanson,Benjamin; Hinton,Alice; Conwell,Darwin,L; Krishna,Somashekar,G. "Groove Pancreatitis, a Masquerading Yet Distinct Clinicopathological Entity: Analysis of Risk Factors and Differentiation.." Pancreas. Vol. 44, no. 6. (August 2015.): 901-908.

Krishna,Somashekar,G; Hinton,Alice; Oza,Veeral; Hart,Phil,A; Swei,Eric; El-Dika,Samer; Stanich,Peter,P; Hussan,Hisham; Zhang,Cheng; Conwell,Darwin,L. "Morbid Obesity Is Associated With Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis: A Propensity-Matched Study." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 110, no. 11. (November 2015.): 1607-1620.

Naem,Mohamed; Stanich,Peter,P; El-Dika,Samer. "Incidental subepithelial sigmoid colon lesion.." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January 2015.): A32-?.

Wu,C; Mikhail,S; Wei,L; Timmers,C; Tahiri,S; Neal,A; Walker,J; El-Dika,S; Blazer,M; Rock,J; Clark,D,J; Yang,X; Chen,J,L; Liu,J; Knopp,M,V; Bekaii-Saab,T. "A phase II and pharmacodynamic study of sunitinib in relapsed/refractory oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal cancers.." British journal of cancer. Vol. 113, no. 2. (July 2015.): 220-225.

Behzadi J, Oza V, Porter K, Stanich P, Moore S, Krishna S, Conwell D, Walker J, El-Dika S. "Proximal serrated polyp detection rate correlates with adenoma detection rate and is impacted by mean withdrawal time: a retrospective study." Journal of Gastrointestinal Digestive Systtem. Vol. 5, no. 5. (October 2015.): 1-5.

Naem,Mohamed; Stanich,Peter,P; El-Dika,Samer. "Incidental Subepithelial Sigmoid Colon Lesion." CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY. Vol. 13, no. 1. (January 2015.): XXXII-XXXII.

Krishna,Somashekar,G; Hinton,Alice; Oza,Veeral; Hart,Phil,A; Swei,Eric; El-Dika,Samer; Stanich,Peter,P; Hussan,Hisham; Zhang,Cheng; Conwell,Darwin,L. "Morbid Obesity Is Associated With Adverse Clinical Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis: A Propensity-Matched Study.." American journal of gastroenterology. Vol. 110, no. 11. (November 2015.): 1608-1619.

Wu,C; Mikhail,S; Wei,L; Timmers,C; Tahiri,S; Neal,A; Walker,J; El-Dika,S; Blazer,M; Rock,J; Clark,D,J; Yang,X; Chen,J,L; Liu,J; Knopp,M,V; Bekaii-Saab,T. "A phase II and pharmacodynamic study of sunitinib in relapsed/refractory oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal cancers." BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER. Vol. 113, no. 2. (July 2015.): 220-225.

Oza,Veeral,M; El-Dika,Samer; Adams,Megan,A. "Reaching Safe Harbor: Legal Implications of Clinical Practice Guidelines.." Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology. Vol. 14, no. 2. (February 2016.): 172-174.

 

Reference Works

January 1995 Barada KS, El-Dika SS, Atweh SF, Taha AM, Saade NE, Nassar CF."Capsaicin's inhibition of alanine (ALA) absorption in the rat jejunum is neurally mediated and involves a decrease in the affinity for alanine absorption" . : A716
April 2009 El-Dika SS, Baltz J, White GE, Kahaleh M, Shami VM."Leading the Blind: Standard Upper Endoscopy Provides an Important Road Map to Endoscopic Ultrasound in Patients without Known Luminal Pathology" Chicago. : AB336
October 2009 Bakhru M, White GE, Shami VM, El-Dika SS."Quality Assessment of the Use of Trans-Rectal Endoscopic Ultrasound in Rectal Cancer Staging after Advanced endoscopic Ultrasound Training" San Diego.
April 2009 Henry CH, El-Dika SS, White GE, Wang AY, Kahaleh M, Shami VM."Is EUS-FNA necessary in all patient with PET-positive mediastinal lymphadenopathy?" Chicago. : AB339
April 2009 Baltz J, Shami VM, White GE, Kahaleh M, El-Dika SS."Standard Upper Endoscopy Prior to Endoscopic Ultrasound Evaluation Finds Significant Luminal Pathology" Chicago. : AB336
April 2009 Bakhru M, Shami VM, Konda VJ, Waxman I, El-Dika SS."Is EUS Necessary in the Management of Patients with High Grade Dysplasia in Flat Barrett's Mucosa?" Chicago. : AB246
October 2012 Peter P Stanich, Barry Pronold, Jonathan Rock, Samer El-Dika."Case report" Las Vegas.
October 2013 Joshua Peck, James Martin, Feng Li, Nicholas Latchana, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Samer El-Dika, Jonathan Walker."Abstract" San Diego.
October 2013 Jean Park, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" San Diego.
May 2014 Veeral Oza, Brett C. Sklaw, Kevin M. Cronley, Feng Li, Jean R. Park, Jordan Thomas, Michael Wellner, Kyle Porter, Mark Bloomston, Peter Muscarella, Samer El-Dika, Jeffery R. Groce, Benjamin Swanson, Darwin Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" Chicago.
October 2014 Veeral M. Oza, Jacob M. Skean1, Peter Muscarella, Brett C. Sklaw, Kevin M. Cronley, Jon Walker, Samer El-Dika, Benjamin Swanson, Alice Hinton, Darwin L. Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna.."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Reshi Kanuru, Michael Wellner, Ming Jin, Kyle Porter, Jon P Walker, Somashekar Krishna, Adrian Suarez, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" Philadelphia.
May 2014 Feng Li, Jean R. Park, Michael Wellner, Jordan Thomas, Brett C. Sklaw, Kevin M. Cronley, Veeral Oza, Samer El-Dika,Benjamin Swanson, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Darwin Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" Chicago.
May 2014 Jonathan P. Congeni, Christopher M. Esber, Samer El-Dika."abstract" Chicago.
May 2014 Brett C. Sklaw, Kevin M. Cronley, Veeral Oza, Jean R. Park, Jordan Thomas, Michael Wellner, Feng Li, Mark Bloomston, Peter Muscarella, Samer El-Dika, Jon P. Walker, Kyle Porter, Benjamin Swanson, Darwin Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" Chicago.
May 2014 Veeral Oza, Jennifer Behzadi, Seth A. Moore, Kyle Porter, Peter P. Stanich, Darwin Conwell, Jon P. Walker, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" Chicago.
May 2014 Kevin M. Cronley, Brett C. Sklaw, Veeral Oza, Kyle Porter, Mark Bloomston, Peter Muscarella, Jon P. Walker, Samer El-Dika, Feng Li, Jean R. Park, Michael Wellner, Jordan Thomas, Benjamin Swanson, Darwin Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" Chicago.
October 2014 Jeffery R. Groce, Somashekar G. Krishna, Samer El-Dika, Sheetal Sharma, Alice Hinton, Darwin Conwell."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Hisham Hussan, Peter P. Stanich, Darwin L. Conwell, Samer El-Dika, Somashekar G. Krishna, Alice Hinton, Darrell M. Gray."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Somashekar G. Krishna, Samer El-Dika, Alice Hinton, Jeffery R. Groce, Hisham Hussan, Cheng Zhang, Peter P. Stanich, Na Li, Darwin L. Conwell."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Somashekar G. Krishna, Jennifer Behzadi, Alice Hinton, Samer El-Dika, Jeffery R. Groce, Hisham Hussan, Darwin L. Conwell."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Somashekar G. Krishna, Alecia Blaszczak, Samer El-Dika, Jeffery R. Groce, Hisham Hussan, Cheng Zhang, Jeffrey Wenzke, Sheetal Sharma, Darwin L. Conwell."Abstract" Philadelphia.
October 2014 Samer S. El-Dika, Somashekar G. Krishna, Jeffery R. Groce, Peter P. Stanich, Hisham Hussan, Alice Hinton, Darwin L. Conwell."Abstract" Philadelphia.
May 2015 Somashekar G. Krishna , Kevin M. Cronley, Brett C. Sklaw, Carmine A. Grieco, Samer El-Dika, Jon P. Walker, Mark Bloomston, Peter Muscarella , Phil Hart , Darwin Conwell."Abstract" DC.
May 2015 Somashekar G. Krishna, Benjamin Swanson, Peter Muscarella, Mark Bloomston, Victorio P. Pidlaoan, Samer El-Dika, Jon P. Walker, Razvan Arsenescu, Phil Hart, Darwin Conwell."Abstract" DC.
May 2015 Mohammad H. Shakhatreh, Alice Hinton, Samer El-Dika, Darwin Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" DC.
October 2015 Meghan C. Thompson, Alice Hinton, Samer El-Dika, Jon P. Walker, Darwin L. Conwell, Somashekar G. Krishna."Abstract" Honolulu.
May 2015 Sara Mansfield, Samer El-Dika, Somashekar G. Krishna, Jon P. Walker, Kyle A. Perry."Abstract" DC.
May 2015 Mohammad H. Shakhatreh, Somashekar G. Krishna, Jeffery R. Groce , Sheetal Sharma, Jon P. Walker, Alice Hinton, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" DC.
May 2015 Kenneth Obi , Alice Hinton, Razvan Arsenescu,, Peter P. Stanich, Darrell M. Gray, Somashekar G. Krishna, Samer El-Dika, Hisham Hussan."Abstract" DC.
April 2015 Kenneth Obi, Alice Hinton, Razvan Arsenescu, Peter P. Stanich, Darrell M. Gray, Somashekar G. Krishna, Samer El-Dika, Hisham Hussan."Abstract" DC.
October 2015 Darwin L. Conwell, Philip Hart, Kyle Porter, Matthew DiMagno, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" Honolulu.
October 2015 Jennifer Behzadi, Samer El-Dika, Alice Hinton, Somashekar G. Krishna, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Darwin L. Conwell, Phil Hart."Abstract" Honolulu.
October 2015 Hisham Hussan, Darrell M. Gray, II., Somashekar G. Krishna, Andrea Johnson, Kyle Porter, Samer El-Dika, Khalid Mumtaz, Peter Stanich."Abstract" Honolulu.
May 2016 Feng Li, Somashekar G. Krishna, Alice Hinton, Hisham Hussan, Jon Walker, Bennie R. Upchurch, Darwin Conwell, Samer El-Dika."Abstract" San Diego.
May 2016 Samer El-Dika, Kent Williams, Alice Hinton, Sean T. McCarthy, Jeffery R. Groce, Phil Hart, Somashekar G. Krishna, Darwin Conwell."Abstract" San Diego.

Presentations

"Endoscopic Mucosal Resection." Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL. (June 2009)

"EUS in Lung Lesions and Lymphadenopathy: Video Demonstration." Presented at 4th Annual Conference of Liver Disease/Transplantation and Endoscopic Ultrasound, Charlottesville, VA. (May 2009)

"Resistance to Anti-TNF therapy, why and what is next?." Presented at Annual Conference of the Lebanese Society of Gastroenterology, Beirut, LB|LBN. (October 2009)

"Indications for Liver Transplantation: Are We Pushing the Barrier?." Presented at Annual Conference of the Asian Society for Organ Transplantation, Beirut, LB|LBN. (October 2009)

"EUS in Extra-Luminal GI Disorders: Video Demonstration." Presented at 4th Annual Conference of Liver Disease/Liver Transplantation and Endoscopic Ultrasound, Charlottesville, VA. (May 2009)

"Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines and Management of Early Cancer." Presented at National Arab American Medical Association, . (April 2011)

"SOS: EUS to the ERCP Room: EUS-guided Interventions." Presented at Ohio Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, dublin, OH, US|USA. (March 2013)

"Endoscopic Therapy in Acute Pancreatitis." Presented at The National Pancreas Foundation, Columbus, US|USA. (April 2015)

"Improving Quality in Endoscopy." Presented at Ohio Gastroenterological Association, Columbus, US|USA. (September 2015)

"Innovation in Therapeutic Pancreatic Endoscopy." Presented at Advances and Innovations in Digestive Diseases Conference, Columbus, US|USA. (January 2015)

"Gastroesophageal Cancer." Presented at Ohio State's 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancer Multidisciplinary Symposium, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (April 2016)

"Extreme Endoscopy." Presented at 2016 Perioperative Patient Safety and Comfort a Collaborative Endeavor, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2016)

 

Professional Activities

2014 - present Reviewer. BMC Cancer.
2015 - present Reviewer. Gastrointestinal & Digestive System.
2016 - present Reviewer. BMC Gastroenterology.
2016 - present Reviewer. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.