Hari Sayana, MBBS, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy at UT Health San Antonio, received his medical training at Guntur Medical College in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India and his internal medicine residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansa City, Missouri. He completed fellowships in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Missouri -Kansas City and an additional fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Dr. Sayana has published several peer-reviewed abstracts and publications based on his research interests in refractory gastro-esophageal reflux disease and its complications, Barrett’s esophagus (surveillance, advanced imaging, and radiofrequency ablation, endoscopic mucosal resection), gallstones/bile duct stones, biliary stricture, occult GI bleeding/small bowel bleeding, prevention of post ERCP pancreatitis, alcoholic hepatitis, and colon cancer screening.
His other research interests include chronic pancreatitis management, pancreatic cancer screening in high-risk individuals, and early diagnosis, management of acute pancreatitis/acute necrotizing pancreatitis and its complications, colon cancer screening, surveillance and prevention, therapeutic ERCP/EUS, and endoscopic management of post-surgical/bariatric/liver transplant complications.