Prateek Sharma, M.D., works as a Professor of medicine at the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and as the Director of the Fellowship Training Program at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from the University of Baroda, India, completed his internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson. His research has focused on upper gastrointestinal diseases including Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal cancer, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. He has over 120 publications including original articles, reviews, and book chapters related to these topics and has presented at major national and international meetings. He recently coedited a book entitled Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. He serves as a Reviewer for most of the major medicine and gastroenterology subspecialty journals including Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Annals of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Gut. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians and has received the American College of Gastroenterology Governors Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. He is the recipient of a Career Development Award from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Gastroenterological Association Castell Esophagus Clinical Research Award. He serves as the Chair of American Society Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Membership Committee, Chair of the WGO (World Organization of Gastroenterology) Outreach Committee, Past Chair of the American Gastroenterological Association Education and Training Committee, and Past Chair of the American College of Gastroenterology Public Relations Committee.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2011