Uri Avissar MD

Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology

85 E. Concord St | (617) 638-8206
Uri Avissar
Sections

Gastroenterology

Centers

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Biography

I have trained and am board certified in transplant hepatology. I have an interest in medical education and formulation and standardization of trainee evaluations

Education

MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, 2001

Chemistry, BS, Yale University, 1996

Publications

Published on 12/30/2020

Mohanty A, Eshein A, Kamineni P, Avissar U, Bliss CM, Long MT, Lowe RC, Moore TC, Nunes DP, Backman V, Roy HK. Quantification of gastric mucosal microcirculation as a surrogate marker of portal hypertension by spatially resolved subdiffuse reflectance spectroscopy in diagnosis of cirrhosis: a proof-of-concept study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 07; 94(1):60-67.e1. PMID: 33385462.

Published on 9/17/2015

Zucker SD, Vogel ME, Kindel TL, Smith DL, Idelman G, Avissar U, Kakarlapudi G, Masnovi ME. Bilirubin prevents acute DSS-induced colitis by inhibiting leukocyte infiltration and suppressing upregulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Nov 15; 309(10):G841-54. PMID: 26381705.

Published on 3/1/2010

Smith DL, Keshavan P, Avissar U, Ahmed K, Zucker SD. Sodium taurocholate inhibits intestinal adenoma formation in APCMin/+ mice, potentially through activation of the farnesoid X receptor. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Jun; 31(6):1100-9. PMID: 20194350.

Published on 3/1/2010

Barry CT, Avissar U, Asebrook M, Sostok MA, Sherman KE, Zucker SD. Use of a standardized patient exercise to assess core competencies during fellowship training. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Mar; 2(1):111-7. PMID: 21975896.

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