Beata Kasztelan-Szczerbinska graduated at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland, in 1990, where she also obtained her Ph.D. degree in internal medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology and endoscopy at the Department of Gastroenterology with Endoscopy Unit, Medical University of Lublin, and Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Center for Postgraduate Education and Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland. She is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Kasztelan-Szczerbinska served as an Assistant and presently Associate Professor at the Department of Gastroenterology with Endoscopy Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland. She is an Active Member of the Polish Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, as well as Polish Society of Liver Diseases. She published 45 full, peer-reviewed publications and 1 book chapter, and presented 61 posters and abstracts at international and/or national meetings. Moreover she participated as an Investigator in several trails concerning chronic liver disease treatment and surveillance, inflammatory bowel disease treatment, Helicobacter pylori infection surveillance and constipation therapy. Since 2000 she has been participating as an endoscopy expert in the Polish national colorectal cancer screening program. Her clinical and research interests include immune and inflammatory alterations during alcoholic liver disease, pathogenesis of chronic liver disease of different etiology, endoscopic procedures in upper and lower GI tract, and results and side effects of anti-TNF alfa treatment of patients with IBD. Dr. Kasztelan-Szczerbinska is a Clinical Lecturer at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland, and also engaged in English Division teaching for foreign students (American, European, and Asian program) at II Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Poland.
Biography Updated on 11 April 2014