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James Esteban MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

06/01/2002 - 03/30/2006 Bachelor of Science in Basic Medical Sciences, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
06/01/2006 - 04/30/2010 Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015 Internal Medicine Residency, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018 Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019 Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY

07/15/2019 - Present Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

03/06/2020 Co-mentor, Medical College of Wisconsin Delegation. 17th American Liver Foundation Academic Debates, Chicago, IL

Board Certified
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ECFMG Certification
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
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Republic of the Philippines
Illinois Medical License
Wisconsin Medicine and Surgery License

2012 Champion, American College of Physician's Doctor's Dilemma Competition ACP Northern Illinois Region, Rush University Medicine Center
2015 Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Research Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 Winner-Am. Liver Foundation of Greater New York Academic Debates representing Mount Sinai in support of the position "Liver Transplant should be offered to patients with acute alcoholic hepatitis"

Esteban, JPG, Rizvi S, Sourianarayanane A., Liver, Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review, Brookfield, WI, 10/01/2016
Esteban, JPG, Liver Failure, Health Services, Miscellaneous Topics, AASLD Liver Meeting Review, Brookfield, WI, 02/04/2017
Esteban, JPG, Guda N, Aburajab M, Pancreaticobiliary, Digestive Disease Week Meeting Review, Brookfield, WI, 09/30/2017
Esteban, JPG, Cirrhosis: What is it and how can I diagnose it?, 19th Annual Liver Disease Update, Brookfield, WI, 04/27/2018
Esteban, JPG, Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Liver Tests, 12th Annual "State of the Gut" An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders, Brookfield, WI, 09/13/2019
Esteban, JPG, Metabolic Liver Diseases, AASLD Liver Meeting Review, Milwaukee, WI, 02/08/2020
Fairweather M, Clark C, Esteban JPG, Wener J., Not all patients are born with a silver spoon in their mouth. Presented as a clinical vignette oral presentation, Midwest Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting, Chicago, IL, 09/13/2013
Ansell D, Esteban JPG, Singh K, Brown M, Baldwin D, The Case of the Missing Parasite, Rush University Medical Center Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL
Esteban JPG, Rein LE, Szabo A, Gawrieh S, Saeian K, 34 Not just what, but also when you eat: Analyzing the impact of meal timing patterns on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, The Liver Meeting, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, Boston, MA, 11/11/2016

Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Chakradeo PS, Keshavarzian A, Singh S, Dera AE, Esteban JPG, Lee AA, Burgess HJ, Fogg L, Swanson GR. Chronotype, Social Jet lag, Sleep Debt and Food Timing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sleep Med. 2018;52:188-95.
2. Esteban JPG, Rein L, Szabo A, Saeian K, Rhodes M, Marks S. Attitudes of Liver and Palliative Care Clinicians Towards Specialist Palliative Care Consultation for Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease. J Palliat Med. 2019;22(7):804-13
3. Patel A, Kogekar N, Agarwal R, Cohen C, Esteban JP, Pourmand K, Tsai E, Harty A, Pelham-Braithwaite A, Perumalswami P, Dieterich D, Schiano T. Improving Advance Care Planning in Outpatients with Decompensated Cirrhosis: A Pilot Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Dec 25. pii: S0885-3924(19)31060-7. Epub ahead of print.
4. Esteban JPG, Asgharpour A. Pharmacologic Treatment Strategies for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2020;49(1):105-121.
5. Esteban JPG, Dinani A. Lifestyle Interventions Beyond Diet and Exercise for Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Accepted for publication Gastroenterology and Hepatology (New York).
6. Esteban JPG, Asgharpour A. Evaluation of Liver Transplant Candidates with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis. Accepted for publication Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
1. Arora S, Esteban JPG, Verma A, Abraham R. Mo1918 Shift work and social jetlag negatively impacts GERD-associated quality of life. Gastroenterology. 2015;148(4):S738-9.
2. Esteban JPG, Rein LE, Szabo A, Gawrieh S, Saeian K. 1150 Ample sleep may protect against steatosis and steatohepatitis. Hepatology. 2016;64(Suppl 1):S579A
3. Singh S, Esteban JPG, Chakradeo P, Dera A, Swanson G. Tu1992 Later chronotype is associated with worse quality of life and biologic use in inflammatory bowel disease (Poster of distinction). Gastroenterology. 2016;150(4):S999-1000.
4. Esteban JPG, Rein LE, Szabo A, Saeian K, Marks S. Fri023 Referring End-Stage Liver Disease Patients to Palliative Care: A survey of Liver and Palliative Care Clinicians. J Hepatol. 2017;66(1):S377.
5. Esteban JPG, Saeian K, Rizvi S. Increasing incidence of MELD exception applications for hepatocellular cancer among hepatitis C patients waiting for transplant in the era of direct acting antivirals. Hepatology. 2017;66(Suppl 1): 556A.
6. Esteban JPG, Saeian K, Rizvi S. Low serum concentration of carotenoids is associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Hepatology. 2017;66(Suppl 1):1150A.
7. Esteban JPG, Rein LE, Szabo A, Saeian K, Marks S. Comparative Perspectives of Liver and Palliative Care Clinicians on Palliative Care Services in End-Stage Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. 2017;152(5):S1192
8. Esteban JPG, Babaei A, Massey BT. Dual sensor pH monitoring using an upper esophageal sphincter sensor accurately identifies clinically relevant artifactual acidic swallows better than multichannel intraluminal impedance recording. Gastroenterology. 2017;152(5):S658.
9. Kanagala V, JPG Esteban, Raff H, Venkatesan T. Su1627 Cortisol awakening response is reduced in patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2018;154(6):S553-4.
10. Esteban JP, Dinani A. Lifestyle Interventions Beyond Diet and Exercise for Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2020;16(3):119-30.

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