Aparna Repaka MBBS
Voluntary Clinical Associate Professor, Gastroenterology
150 S Huntington Avenue | (857) 364-4327
Aparna Repaka is a Gastroenterologist and Therapeutic endoscopist, based out of the VA Boston Healthcare system. She holds an Assistant professor rank at Boston University, and is the Director of Advanced Endoscopy at the VA Boston HCS. She graduated from Rangaraya Medical College, India in 2001, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University School of Medicine in 2006. She then completed her Gastroenterology Fellowship training at University of Michigan Medical School in 2009 and a Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic research fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in 2011. Her interests include Pancreatico-biliary diseases, GI oncology, Obesity Medicine and Lifestyle. She is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and currently serves on its Training Committee.
Medicine-Internal, MBBS, Rangaraya Medical College, 2000
Qayed E, Sheth SG, Aihara H, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, Dacha S, James T, Kowalski TE, Repaka A, Saadi M, Taylor JR, Williams RL, Wagh MS. Advanced endoscopy fellowship training in the United States: recent trends in American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy advanced endoscopy fellowship match, trainee experience, and postfellowship employment. Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 06; 93(6):1207-1214.e2. PMID: 33832739.Published on 4/2/2021
Aihara H, Dacha S, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, James T, Kowalski TE, Repaka A, Saadi M, Sheth SG, Taylor JR, Williams RL, Wagh MS. Core curriculum for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 06; 93(6):1215-1221. PMID: 33820649.Published on 4/2/2021
Walsh CM, Qayed E, Aihara H, Anand GS, Byrne K, Chahal P, Dacha S, James TW, Kowalski TE, Repaka A, Saadi M, Sheth SG, Taylor JR, Williams RL, Wagh MS. Core curriculum for ergonomics in endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 06; 93(6):1222-1227. PMID: 33820648.Published on 3/16/2021
Duong N, Bollipo S, Repaka A, Sebastian S, Tennyson C, Charabaty A. When burn-out reaches a pandemic level in gastroenterology: a call for a more sustainable work-life balance. Frontline Gastroenterol. 2021; 12(5):440-443. PMID: 35401964.Published on 1/7/2021
Dacha S, Aihara H, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, James T, Kowalski TE, Qayed E, Repaka A, Saadi M, Sheth SG, Taylor JR, Walsh CM, Williams RL, Wagh MS. Core curriculum for peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM). Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 03; 93(3):539-543. PMID: 33422284.Published on 3/21/2018
Calderwood AH, Day LW, Muthusamy VR, Collins J, Hambrick RD, Brock AS, Guda NM, Buscaglia JM, Petersen BT, Buttar NS, Khanna LG, Kushnir VM, Repaka A, Villa NA, Eisen GM. ASGE guideline for infection control during GI endoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 05; 87(5):1167-1179. PMID: 29573782.Published on 3/24/2017
Lyu HG, Sharma G, Brovman E, Ejiofor J, Repaka A, Urman RD, Gold JS, Whang EE. Risk Factors of Reoperation After Pancreatic Resection. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Jun; 62(6):1666-1675. PMID: 28341868.Published on 6/17/2013
Sharma A, Thompson JA, Repaka A, Mehnert JM. Ipilimumab administration in patients with advanced melanoma and hepatitis B and C. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 20; 31(21):e370-2. PMID: 23775956.Published on 5/31/2012
Repaka A, Atkinson MR, Faulx AL, Isenberg GA, Cooper GS, Chak A, Wong RC. Immediate unprepared hydroflush colonoscopy for severe lower GI bleeding: a feasibility study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Aug; 76(2):367-73. PMID: 22658390.Published on 5/25/2012
Kumon RE, Repaka A, Atkinson M, Faulx AL, Wong RC, Isenberg GA, Hsiao YS, Gudur MS, Deng CX, Chak A. Lymph node characterization in vivo using endoscopic ultrasound spectrum analysis with electronic array echo endoscopes. Endoscopy. 2012 Jun; 44(6):618-21. PMID: 22638782.