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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kia Saeian MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Medical Office Building (East Clinics Addition)
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/1984 - 12/1987 B. S. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
09/1988 - 06/1992 M.D., U. of California - San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
09/1998 - 12/2001 Masters' of Science, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/1992 - 06/1995 Resident, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
07/1995 - 06/1996 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
07/1996 - 06/1999 Fellow, Gastroenterology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
12/1997 - 03/1998 Hepatology/Liver Transplantation Training, University of Miami Center for Liver Diseases, Miami, FL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/1999 - 05/2005 Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/1999 - 06/2003 Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2003 - 06/2009 Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
05/2005 - 06/30/2011 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2008 - Present Associate Chief, Director of Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2009 - Present Associate Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2011 - Present Professor, Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2011 - Present Medical Director of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Services, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
12/2014 - Present Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/1995 - 06/1996 Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/1995 - 06/1996 Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295
07/1999 - Present Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295
07/1999 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2000 - 2008 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
10/2009 - 2014 Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1986 Outstanding L&S Student Merit Scholarship
1987 Phi Beta Kappa
1987 Summa Cum Laude
1987 Phi Kappa Phi
1987 Mortar Board Honor Society
1988 University of California Regents Scholar
07/1993 - 06/1994 Resident of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/1995 - 06/1996 Chief Medical Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin
2002 Research Excellence in GI and Liver (REGAL) Award. Nationwide Award to 20 young investigators based on excellence of published research.
2003 - Present Best Doctors in America
2004 - 2014 Milwaukee Magazine's Top Doctors in the Milwaukee Area
2010 - 2013 American College of Gastroenterology Governor Elect, Wisconsin Chapter
2015 Murphy Award for Clinical Excellence, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1996 - Present American Gastroenterological Association
1997 - Present American College of Gastroenterology (Fellow)
1999 - Present American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1999 - Present Milwaukee Gastroenterological Society
2000 - Present American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
2004 - Present Am. Board of Internal Medicine Relevance Reviewer for Gastroenterology

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2002 - Present American Journal of Gastroenterology
2003 - Present Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
2004 - Present Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2005 - Present Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1995 - 1996 Resident Evaluation Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
1998 - 2003 Residency Curriculum Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2002 - 2003 Intern Selection Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2004 Epic Physician Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
2004 - 2007 MCW GCRC Research Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2005 - Present MCW Digestive Disease Center Research Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - Present Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Ambulatory Services Steering Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - Present FSC Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - Present Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Ambulatory Executive Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - Present GI Faculty Recruitment Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2010 - 2013 American College of Gastroenterology Governor, Wisconsin Chapter

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
The Role of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in MInimal Hepatic Encephalopathy
Source:
Digest Disease Center
Role:
PI
Dates:
03/2011 - Present
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Hepatitis B Screening and Awareness Campaign
Source:
National Task Force on Hepatitis B: Focus on Asians and Pacific Islander Americans
Role:
Principal Faculty Advisor
Dates:
05/2012 - Present
Direct Funds:
$2,500
 
Title:
Multicenter, Randomized Phase 2B STudy to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of OCR-002 (orinthine Phenylacetate) in Hopsitalized Patients with Cirrhosis and Associated Hyperammonemia with an Episode of Hepatic Encephalopathy
Source:
Ocera Therapeutics, Inc
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
04/23/2014 - Present
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Prevalence of Barrett’s Esophagus in Previously Uninvestigated African Americans with Reflux Symptoms
Source:
Digestive Disease Center
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/2002 - 2005
Direct Funds:
$12,500
 
Title:
High-Risk Populations for Hepatitis C: Barriers
Source:
Digestive Disease Center
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
11/2007 - 12/2013
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 
Title:
Effect of Gherlin on Sleep and circadian Rhythm
Source:
Digestive Disease Center
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
11/2007 - 10/2011
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 
Title:
Hepatitis B Project in the Milwaukee Hmong Community
Source:
National Task Force on Hepatitis B: Focus on Asians and Pacific Islanders Grant
Role:
Advisor
Dates:
05/2012 - 05/2013
Direct Funds:
$2,500
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
The Efficacy of Vitamin E in the Treatment of Previously Untreated Chronic Hepatitis C with Combination Alpha-Interferon and Ribavirin
Source:
Principal Investigator of Multi-Center Study
Role:
Member of Physician Advisory Board
Dates:
05/2000 - 2004
Direct Funds:
$14,000
 
Title:
Dose Comparison Study of PEG Interferon Alfa-2b + Ribavirin for Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Who Have Not Responded to Standard Interferon + Ribavirin for Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Who Have Not Responded to Standard Interferon + Ribavirin
Source:
Schering Corporation
Role:
Member of Physician Advisory Board
Dates:
02/2001 - 2004
 
Title:
Comparison of PEG Interferon Alfa-2b Ribavirin given as a Fixed Dose or on a Weight Optimized Basis for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Previously Untreated Adult Subjects
Source:
Schering Corporation
Role:
Principal Invvestigator at MCW of this Multi-Center Trial
Dates:
02/2001 - 2005
 
Title:
The Efficacy of IMN-1207, a Whey Derived Cysteine Delivery System in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C with Combination Pegylated Interferon (PEG-Intron) and Ribavirin (Rebetol)
Source:
Immunotec & Schering Corporation
Dates:
2002 - 2007
Direct Funds:
$20,500
 
Title:
Differential cerebral response to psychometric testing in patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy as compared to healthy individuals on functional MRI scanning
Source:
General Clinical Research Center
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2003 - 2006
Direct Funds:
$4,670
 
Title:
Quality-of-Life Assessment Using SF-36 Health Survey During and Following TACE for Hepatic Tumors
Source:
Cancer Center – American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Application
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
05/2004 - 2007
Direct Funds:
$4,670
 
Title:
A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel group study of rimonabant 20 mg daily for the treatment of Type 2 diabetic patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
Source:
Sanofi-Aventis Grant Application
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
07/2008 - 01/2009
Direct Funds:
$4,300
 
Title:
An Open-Label, 6-12 Months Safety and Efficacy Study of Levodopa-Carbidopa Intestinal Gel in Levodopa-Responsive Subjects with Advanced Parkinson’s Diseases and Severe Motor-Fluctuations Despite Optimized Treatment with Available Parkinson’s Disease Medications
Source:
Abbott Pharmaceuticals
Role:
Sub Principal Investigator
Dates:
01/2010 - 2014
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 
Title:
Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative
Source:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/2010 - 2013
Direct Funds:
$160,000
 
Title:
Hepatitis B Project in the Milwaukee Hmong Community
Source:
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)
Role:
Advisor
Dates:
01/2013 - 07/2013
Direct Funds:
$1,500
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Evaluation of elevated LFT’s in asymptomatic patients, Practical Issues in Gastroenterology & Hepatology VII, Milwaukee, WI, 11/1998
Laboratories & Serologies: What do we really need to know?, Hepatology & Liver Transplant Update, Milwaukee, WI, 02/18/1999
T-EGD & Barrett’s Surveillance, Endoscopy for the Millennium, Milwaukee, WI, 10/29/1999
Evaluation & Diagnosis of Hepatitis C, Viral Hepatitis Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/13/2000
Epidemiology, Natural History & Diagnosis of Hepatitis B, Viral Hepatitis Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/13/2000
Hepatology Board Review, ACP/ASIM “Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine” Course, Milwaukee, WI, 09/16/2000
Hepatitis C, Grand Rounds, St. Mary’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 09/19/2000 - 09/16/2000
Living Related Liver Transplantation, Surgical Grand Rounds, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 11/22/2000
Hepatitis C: Epidemiology, natural history & diagnosis, Third Annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/27/2001
Hepatitis C: update on diagnosis and management, MCW Family Medicine Winter Refresher Course, Milwaukee, WI, 01/31/2002
Management of chronic hepatitis C, MCW Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 04/15/2002
Use and misuse of medications in liver disease, Fourth annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/19/2002
Co-infected and other high-risk patients with hepatitis C, Fourth annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/19/2002
Diagnosis and Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis C, Medical Grand Rounds, West Allis Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 11/19/2002
Endoscopic Hemostasis, WSGNA Spring Symposium, Waukesha, WI, 03/29/2003
Biliary Disease, Fifth Annual LIver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/04/2003
Natural History and Diagnosis & Diagnosis of Hepatitis C, Fifth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/04/2003
Hepatitis B: Natural History, Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/19/2004
Hepatitis B: Natural History, Diagnosis and Management, Sixth Annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/19/2004
Update of Key Developments in Hepatology, Sixth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/19/2004
American Liver Foundation Breakfast of Champions, Wisconsin Club, Milwaukee, WI, 06/09/2004
Update on Viral Hepatitis, Town Hall Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 08/10/2004
Epidemiology & Natural History of Hepatitis B & C, Topics in Hepatology, Milwaukee, WI, 08/21/2004
The Life of an Academic Gastroenterolgist: A Personal Account (IV) Choosing a Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Milwaukee, WI, 08/29/2004
What is Gastroenterology?, American College of Physicians, Medical College of Wisconsin Student Chapter, Milwaukee, WI, 12/01/2004
AASLD Liver Meeting Review, Course Director,, Milwaukee, WI, 12/11/2004
Clinical Conference-Treatment of GI Diseases, 2004-5 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course, Milwaukee, WI, 02/10/2005
The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (III) Choosing a Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Milwaukee, WI, 10/08/2005
Clinical Conference-Treatment of GI Diseases, 2005-6 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course, Milwaukee, WI, 02/22/2006
The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (III) Choosing a Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Milwaukee, WI, 10/07/2006
Management of Hepatitis B, Eighth Annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 02/16/2007
Viral Hepatitis: Epidemiology & Natural History, Eighth Annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 02/16/2007
Clinical Conference-Treatment of GI Diseases, 2006-7 MCW Medical Pharmacology Course, Milwaukee, WI, 02/21/2007
Managing Hepatitis C: New Paradigms, An Update in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Milwaukee, WI, 10/28/2008
What’s New: Recent Developments in Hepatology, An Update in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Milwaukee, WI, 04/03/2009
Autoimmune Liver Disease, Tenth Annual Liver Disease Update, 04/03/2009
Viral Hepatitis B and C Cases, Tenth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/03/2009
Update on Hepatitis B, Tenth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/03/2009
What’s New: Recent Developments in Hepatology, Tenth Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/03/2009
Endoscopic Management of Colonic Neoplasia, Student Lecture, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 08/04/2009
Viral Hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV, HSV, EBV, CMV), Resident Lecture, Milwaukee, WI, 09/09/2009
GI Disorders Encountered in the Patient with Renal Disease, National Kidney Foundation, Madison, WI, 09/10/2009
Management of Liver Disease for the Interventional Radiologist, Interventional Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/15/2009
The Life of an Academic Gastroenterologist: A Personal Account (III) Clinical Research in a Busy Clinic Practice, Choosing a Career in Academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Milwaukee, WI, 10/17/2009
Advancement in Management of Hepatitis B, State of the Gut-An Update in Gastrointestinal Disorders, Division of GI & Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 11/06/2009
Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Treatment: A Model of Care, Hotel Metro, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI, 12/17/2009
Non-Transplant Surgery in Patients with Liver Disease, Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/26/2010
Autoimmune Liver Disease, Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/26/2010
Band Ligation is the Preferred Treatment for Primary Prophylaxis of Esophageal Varices (Pros), Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/26/2010
Viral Hepatitis Cases, Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/26/2010
What’s new in Hepatology?, Eleventh Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/26/2010
The ABC’s of Viral Hepatitis, Nursing Program, University to Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 04/07/2010
Core Skills Phase III, Medical Students Lecture, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/13/2010
GI & Liver Disorders for the Nurse Practitioner, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 04/27/2010
The ABC’s of Infectious Hepatitis, Small Stones Health Resource Center, Brookfield, WI, 05/13/2010
Information on Hepatitis A, B & C for Public Health Nurses, Public Health Nurses of the Southern Suburbs of Milwaukee, Franklin Health Department, Franklin, WI, 08/31/2010
Liver Lesions, State of the Gut-An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders, Milwaukee, WI, 10/15/2010
Hepatology for the Radiologist, Interventional Radiology, Scanlon North Conference Room, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 12/02/2010
Hepatitis C, AASLD Review, Milwaukee Art Museum, MIlwaukee, WI, 12/04/2010
Who and How to Screen for Hepatocelluar Carcinoma: When to Request a Transplant Evaluation, 2nd Annual Liver/Pancreas Symposium, Clinical Cancer Center, MIlwuakee, WI, 02/26/2011
State-of-the-Art Colon Cancer Screening, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event, Clinical Cancer Center, Milwaukee, WI, 03/23/2011
Debate: What should be First Line therapy for Hepatic Encephalopathy: Lactulose or Rifaximin?, Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/08/2011
Hepatitis C, Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 04/08/2011
Update of Hepatitis C, Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 09/21/2011
Intro to Viral Hepatitis, Intern Academic Half Day, Department of Medicine, Clinical Cancer Center, Milwaukee, WI, 09/21/2011
Hepatitis C: New Drugs, New Hope, State of the Gut and Update on Gastronintestinal Disorders, Milwaukee, WI, 10/07/2011
Update in Hepatology, Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology, Milwaukee, WI, 12/01/2011
Evolving Management of Chronic Hepatitis C, Department of Medicine, Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 02/03/2012
Current Management of Hepatitis in the Cirrhotic Patient, 3rd Annual LIver/Pancreas Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, 02/04/2012
Endoscopic Management of Colonic Neoplasia, General Surgery PGY II Curriculum, Milwaukee, WI, 03/12/2012
Viral Hepatitis Cases, 13th Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/30/2012
Hepatitis C, 13th Annual Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/30/2012
Hepatitis C for the primary care physician, 5th Annual “State of the Gut” An Update of Gastrointestinal Disorders, Wauwatosa, WI, 09/28/2012
AASLD Review, Wauwatosa, WI, 01/26/2013
Update on Hepatitis C for Primary Care Physicians, Winter Refersher Course for Primary Physicians, Pewaukee, WI, 01/30/2013
Update of Hepatitis C, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants, Middleton, WI, 04/10/2013
Hepatitis C Update, Varices, 14th Annual Liver Disease Update, Brookfield, WI, 04/19/2013
Autoimmune Hepatitis, 6th Annual State of the Gut An Update of Gastrointestinal Disorders, Brookfield, WI, 09/27/2013
GI Malignancy Screening/Quality Measure, DDW Review, Brookfield, WI, 09/28/2013
Hepatitis C Update, Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology, Milwaukee, WI, 01/26/2014
“Hepatitis C in 2014”, State of the Gut – An Update on Gastronintestinal Disorders, Brookfield, WI, 09/19/2014
“GI Malignancy Management”, DDW Review, Brookfield, WI, 09/20/2014
“Viral Hepatitis”, AASLD Review, Brookfield, WI, 01/25/2015
“Hepatic Encephalopathy & Hepatitis C in 2015”, 16th Annual Liver Disease Update, Brookfield, WI, 04/17/2015
“Hepatic Encephalopathy”, Solid Organ Transplant Center Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 06/02/2015
Timothy Wang, Heather Chou, Kia Saeian, Hepatitis B Prevalence in th eMIlwaukee Hmong Community, 2015 ACP Wisconsin Chapter Scientific Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 2015
“Alcoholic Liver Disease” & “Hepatitis C Therapy”, 15th Annual Liver Disease Update, Wauwatosa, WI
 
National
Diagnosis & Management of Hepatitis C, Gastroenterology for Primary Care Providers, American College of Gastroenterology, Chicago, IL, 03/04/2000
Economic Impact of Unsedated EGD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 11/04/2000
Biliary Disease, Third Annual MCW Liver Disease Update, Milwaukee, WI, 03/27/2001
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review, ACP/ASIM “Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine” Course, Chicago, IL, 10/13/2001
Unsedated Transnasal Endoscopy T-EGD: A safe and less costly alternative, Multi-disciplinary International Symposium on Supraesophageal Complications of Reflux Disease, San Diego, CA, 08/09/2002
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review, ACP/ASIM, Chicago, IL, 10/2003
Green Bay Clinical Journal Club, Green Bay, WI, 11/11/2004
ACP/ASIM “Preparation for Recertification in Internal Medicine” Course, Chicago, IL, 10/06/2005
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review, ACP/ASIM, Chicago, IL, 10/07/2005
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis – Can we treat it?, American College of Gastroenterology Postgraduate Course, Honolulu, HI, 10/20/2005
Epidemiology, Staging, Medical Management, and Overview of, Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/30/2006
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review, Maintenance of Certification Prep Course, Schaumburg, IL, 10/02/2010
 
International
Updates In Hepatology, Fortis Hospital Mohali, Mohali, India, 03/02/2009
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
1995 - 1996 Resident Evaluation Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
1998 - 2003 Residency Curriculum Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2000 - 2003 Intern Selection Committee, Dept. of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2004 Epic Physician Council
2004 - Present MCW GCRC Research Review Committee
2005 - Present MCW Digestive Disease Center Research Review Committee
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
1996 Sophomore medical student faculty instructor; Introduction to Clinical Medicine
1998 - Present Sophomore medical student faculty instructor; Introduction to Clinical Medicine
07/1999 - Present Hepatology-Pathology Conference monthly; held in conjunction with Dr. Richard Komorowski, Professor of Pathology
01/2003 - Present Preceptor for Medical Student Master Clinician Program
2004 - Present Internal Medicine 101, Instruction in Abdominal Radiograph Interpretation
2004 ICE Physical Examination Course - GI Coordinator
2004 - Present Transplant Ward Team Lectures-Monthly
 
Resident and Fellow Education
07/1999 - Present GI Fellowship: Integral involvement in curriculum development and ongoing teaching of GI Fellows and residents
09/1999 - Present GI Fellows' Board Review weekly conference
2003 - Present Clinical Journal Club - Gastroenterology Fellows Monthly Conference
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING (e.g. at Marquette, UWM, etc.):
Medical Student Education
2006 - Present Interventional Radiology annual fellows lecture
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2003 - Present Resident & Fellow on a monthly rotation in clinic and on hepatology service
2004 - Present Transplant Ward Team Lectures - Monthly
2006 - Present Interventional Radiology annual fellows lecture
 
Continuing Medical Education
07/1999 - Present GI Fellowship: Integral involvement in curriculum development and ongoing teaching of GI Fellows and resident
07/1999 - Present Hepatology-Pathology Conference monthly; held in conjunction with Dr. Richard Komorowski, Professor of Pathology
08/2000 - 08/2001 Schering Corporation Fellowship Program in liver Disease for Physician Assistants. Mentor for: Josh Knox, P.A.-C.
08/2005 - 08/2006 AASLD Fellowship for Physician Assistants, Mentor for: Ken Christenson
 
Graduate Student Education
2015 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Member, Qualified Primary Master's Thesis Mentor in the Clinical and Translational Sciences Program
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Devang Prajapti, MD, MCW, 07/1999 - 06/2002 Research Mentor
Josh Knox, P.A.-C., MCW, 08/2000 - 08/2001 Schering Corporation Fellowship Program Mentor
Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MCW, 07/2002 - 06/2005 Research Mentor
Ken Christensen, P.A.-C., MCW, 08/2005 - 08/2006 AASLD Fellowship Mentor
Jonathan Huang, MD, MCW, 07/2007 - 06/30/2011 Research Mentor
Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MD, MCW, 07/2007 - 06/2010 Research Mentor
Anna Patel, MD, MCW, 07/2010 - Present Research Mentor
 
Residents
Anna Patel, MD, MCW, 07/2006 - 06/2009 Research Mentor
Poonam Beniwal, MD, MCW, 06/2010 - Present Research Mentor
Jennifer Cahill, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2013 - Present Research Mentor
Syed Rahman, Medical College of Wisconsin, Research Mentor
 
Faculty
Mohammad Ali, MD, MCW, 2009 - Present Research Mentor
Syed Rizvi, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2015 - Present Research Mentor
 
EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Tuong Van Nguyen, 01/2012 - 06/2014 Research Mentor
Lana Hean, 01/2012 - 06/2014 Research Mentor
Tim Wang, 07/2013 - Present Research Mentor
Heather Chou, 07/2013 - Present Research Mentor
Benjamin Wang, 11/01/2015 - Present Research Mentor
 
Graduate Students
Brian Carlson, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 09/2007 - 10/2007 Clinical Preceptor
Laura Sodermann, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 01/2008 - 03/2008 Clinical Preceptor
Jennifer Ottelien, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 03/2008 - 05/2008 Clinical Preceptor
Emily Glime, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 09/2009 - 10/2009 Clinical Preceptor
Pamela DeBack, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 11/2009 - 01/2010 Clinical Preceptor
Caryl Giulian, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 01/2010 - 03/2010 Clinical Preceptor
Rachel Hansen, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 04/2010 - 05/2010 Clinical Preceptor
Jeremy Sturgill, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 08/2010 Clinical Preceptor
Claire Klein, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 09/2010 - 10/2010 Clinical Preceptor
Andrea Fetherston, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 10/01/2010 - 12/15/2010 Clinical Preceptor
D. Richard Allison, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 01/2011 - 03/2011 Clinical Preceptor
Lisa Stringer, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 04/2011 - 05/2011 Clinical Preceptor
Jennifer McMahon, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 02/2013 - 05/2013 Clinical Preceptor
Keith Dallenbach, Marquette Univeristy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Students/Physician Assistant Studies, 03/2013 - 05/2013 Clinical Preceptor
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Eric Martin, MD, 07/2011 - 06/2014 Research Mentor
Syed Rizvi, MD, 01/2012 - 12/2014 Research Mentor
 
Faculty
Syed Rizvi, 11/2009 - 12/2012 Research Mentor
Nanda Venu, 09/2010 - 06/2013 Research Mentor
 
PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
2000 - 2003 Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2009 Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
 
Clinical Programs
07/1999 - 2009 Director, Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Hepatitis Treatment Program
2000 - 2003 Medical Director, Froedtert Living Related Liver Transplant Program
2002 - Present Medical Director, Gastroenterology Diagnostic Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
2003 - Present Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
2008 - Present Sargeant Center, Colon cancer screening program
2009 - Present Advanced Endoscopy Unit, Clinical Cancer Center, Froedtert Hospital
2013 - Present Moorland Reserve Planning/Development Committee, GI Lab and Clinic, Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin
 
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
1998 - 2003 Isaac Coggs Free Clinic (Volunteer)
1999 - 2002 Board, American Liver Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter
2001 - 2012 Chairperson, Local Spiritual Assembly of Bahá'ís of Milwaukee
2002 - 2007 Chairman, Medical Advisory Board, American Liver Foundation, Wisconsin Chapter
2005 - 2011 American Liver Foundation Wisconsin Hepatitis Task Force
2010 - 2013 AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) Clinic - HIV-HCV co-infected patients
2011 - Present Consultant for the Milwaukee County Zoo.
2012 - Present Marian Steffes Summer School Committee, Local Spiritual Assembly of Bahá’ís of Milwaukee
2012 - Present Hmong Community Hepatitis B Screening Program, The Medical College of Wisconsin


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Trifan A, Shaker R, Ren J, Mittal RK, Saeian K, Dua K, Kusano M Inhibition of resting lower esophageal sphincter pressure by pharyngeal water stimulation in humans. Gastroenterology. 1995 Feb;108(2):441-6
2. Saeian K, Rochling FA, Burke R, Bragg DS, Franco J Faculty and trainee knowledge of hepatitis C infection at a tertiary care medical center. WMJ. 1998 Feb;97(2):43-6
3. Berger WL, Saeian K Sigmoid stiffener for decompression tube placement in colonic pseudo-obstruction. Endoscopy. 2000 Jan;32(1):54-7
4. Saeian K, Reddy KR Hepatitis C cirrhosis--not necessarily a terminal disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 1998 Aug;93(8):1386-7
5. Franco J, Newcomer J, Adams M, Saeian K Auxiliary liver transplant in acute fatty liver of pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Jun;95(6 Pt 2):1042
6. Saeian K, Franco J, Komorowski RA, Adams MB Hepatocellular carcinoma after renal transplantation in the absence of cirrhosis or viral hepatitis: a case series. Liver Transpl Surg. 1999 Jan;5(1):46-9
7. Saeian K, Townsend WF, Rochling FA, Bardan E, Dua K, Phadnis S, Dunn BE, Darnell K, Shaker R Unsedated transnasal EGD: an alternative approach to conventional esophagogastroduodenoscopy for documenting Helicobacter pylori eradication. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Mar;49(3 Pt 1):297-301
8. Bardan E, Saeian K, Xie P, Ren J, Kern M, Dua K, Shaker R Effect of pharyngeal stimulation on the motor function of the esophagus and its sphincters. Laryngoscope. 1999 Mar;109(3):437-41
9. Saeian K, Reddy KR Diagnostic laparoscopy: an update. Endoscopy. 1999 Jan;31(1):103-9
10. Franco J, Saeian K Biliary tract inflammatory disorders: primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 1999 Apr;1(2):95-101
11. Saeian K, Reddy KR Staging laparoscopy: a peek may save a cut. Endoscopy. 1999 Jun;31(5):389-91
12. Franco J, Saeian K Role of antiviral therapy in the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Sep;13(9 Pt 2):S191-6
13. Saeian K, Staff D, Knox J, Binion D, Townsend W, Dua K, Shaker R Unsedated transnasal endoscopy: a new technique for accurately detecting and grading esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9):2246-9
14. Staff DM, Saeian K, Rochling F, Narayanan S, Kern M, Shaker R, Hogan WJ Does open access endoscopy close the door to an adequately informed patient? Gastrointest Endosc. 2000 Aug;52(2):212-7
15. Saeian K Unsedated transnasal endoscopy (the Shaker technique): an alternative for assessment of supraesophageal complications of gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Med. 2003 Aug 18;115 Suppl 3A:144S-149S
16. Grogan JR, Saeian K, Taylor AJ, Quiroz F, Demeure MJ, Komorowski RA Making sense of mucin-producing pancreatic tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 Apr;176(4):921-9
17. Méndez P, Saeian K, Reddy KR, Younossi ZM, Kerdel F, Badalamenti S, Jeffers LJ, Schiff ER Hepatitis C, cryoglobulinemia, and cutaneous vasculitis associated with unusual and serious manifestations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Aug;96(8):2489-93
18. Shaker R, Saeian K Unsedated transnasal laryngo-esophagogastroduodenoscopy: an alternative to conventional endoscopy. Am J Med. 2001 Dec 3;111 Suppl 8A:153S-156S
19. Bajaj J, Knox JF, Komorowski R, Saeian K The irony of herbal hepatitis: Ma-Huang-induced hepatotoxicity associated with compound heterozygosity for hereditary hemochromatosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Oct;48(10):1925-8
20. Saeian K Unsedated transnasal endoscopy: a safe and less costly alternative. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2002 Jun;4(3):213-7
21. Hines RN, Hopp KA, Franco J, Saeian K, Begun FP Alternative processing of the human FMO6 gene renders transcripts incapable of encoding a functional flavin-containing monooxygenase. Mol Pharmacol. 2002 Aug;62(2):320-5
22. Kugathasan S, Levy MB, Saeian K, Vasilopoulos S, Kim JP, Prajapati D, Emmons J, Martinez A, Kelly KJ, Binion DG Infliximab retreatment in adults and children with Crohn's disease: risk factors for the development of delayed severe systemic reaction. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Jun;97(6):1408-14
23. Prajapati DN, Saeian K, Binion DG, Staff DM, Kim JP, Massey BT, Hogan WJ Volume and yield of screening colonoscopy at a tertiary medical center after change in medicare reimbursement. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Jan;98(1):194-9
24. Book DT, Smith TL, McNamar JP, Saeian K, Binion DG, Toohill RJ Chronic sinonasal disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Rhinol. 2003 Mar-Apr;17(2):87-90
25. Prajapati DN, Knox JF, Emmons J, Saeian K, Csuka ME, Binion DG Leflunomide treatment of Crohn's disease patients intolerant to standard immunomodulator therapy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2003 Aug;37(2):125-8
26. Saeian K, Bajaj JS, Franco J, Knox JF, Daniel J, Peine C, McKee D, Varma RR, Ho S, Midwest Hepatitis Study Group High-dose vitamin E supplementation does not diminish ribavirin-associated haemolysis in hepatitis C treatment with combination standard alpha-interferon and ribavirin. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Nov 15;20(10):1189-93
27. Attila T, Hellman RS, Krasnow AZ, Hofmann CL, Saeian K, Dua KS, Binion DG, Shaker R Feasibility and safety of endoscopic evaluation of gastric emptying. Endoscopy. 2005 Mar;37(3):240-3
28. Potter JW, Saeian K, Staff D, Massey BT, Komorowski RA, Shaker R, Hogan WJ Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal features. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Mar;59(3):355-61
29. Gawrieh S, Saeian K Management of esophageal varices: an update from Digestive Disease Week and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2003. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2004 Jun;6(3):206-9
30. Otterson MF, Lundeen SJ, Spinelli KS, Sudakoff GS, Telford GL, Hatoum OA, Saeian K, Yun H, Binion DG Radiographic underestimation of small bowel stricturing Crohn's disease: a comparison with surgical findings. Surgery. 2004 Oct;136(4):854-60
31. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Varma RR, Franco J, Knox JF, Podoll J, Emmons J, Levy M, Binion DG Increased rates of early adverse reaction to azathioprine in patients with Crohn's disease compared to autoimmune hepatitis: a tertiary referral center experience. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 May;100(5):1121-5
32. Bajaj JS, Saeian K MELD score does not discriminate against patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Apr;50(4):753-6
33. Bajaj JS, Ananthakrishnan A, Saeian K Survey of attitudes of AASLD members toward balloon tamponade. Hepatology. 2005 Jun;41(6):1435-6
34. Kiely JM, Rilling WS, Touzios JG, Hieb RA, Franco J, Saeian K, Quebbeman EJ, Pitt HA Chemoembolization in patients at high risk: results and complications. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Jan;17(1):47-53
35. Johnson GK, Saeian K, Geenen JE Primary sclerosing cholangitis treated by endoscopic biliary dilation: review and long-term follow-up evaluation. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2006 Apr;8(2):147-55
36. Ali M, Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis: a nationwide analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jul;56(7):2152-9
37. Surapaneni SN, Hari P, Knox J, Daniel J, Saeian K Suppressive anti-HCV therapy for prevention of donor to recipient transmission in stem cell transplantation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Feb;102(2):449-51
38. Saeian K, Shaker R Unsedated ultrathin EGD. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Dec;64(6):874-6
39. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Verber MD, Hischke D, Hoffmann RG, Franco J, Varma RR, Rao SM Inhibitory control test is a simple method to diagnose minimal hepatic encephalopathy and predict development of overt hepatic encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Apr;102(4):754-60
40. Ananthakrishnan AN, Saeian K Caroli's disease: identification and treatment strategy. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2007 Apr;9(2):151-5
41. Bajaj JS, Etemadian A, Hafeezullah M, Saeian K Testing for minimal hepatic encephalopathy in the United States: An AASLD survey. Hepatology. 2007 Mar;45(3):833-4
42. Bajaj JS, Hafeezullah M, Hoffmann RG, Saeian K Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: a vehicle for accidents and traffic violations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep;102(9):1903-9
43. Bajaj JS, Hafeezullah M, Hoffmann RG, Varma RR, Franco J, Binion DG, Hammeke TA, Saeian K Navigation skill impairment: Another dimension of the driving difficulties in minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Hepatology. 2008 Feb;47(2):596-604
44. Bajaj JS, Hafeezullah M, Franco J, Varma RR, Hoffmann RG, Knox JF, Hischke D, Hammeke TA, Pinkerton SD, Saeian K Inhibitory control test for the diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2008 Nov;135(5):1591-1600.e1
45. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Schubert CM, Franco R, Franco J, Heuman DM Disruption of sleep architecture in minimal hepatic encephalopathy and ghrelin secretion. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jul;34(1):103-5
46. Ananthakrishnan AN, Saeian K Racial differences in liver transplantation outcomes in the MELD era. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Apr;103(4):901-10
47. Franco RA, Ashwathnarayan R, Deshpandee A, Knox J, Daniel J, Eastwood D, Franco J, Saeian K The high prevalence of restless legs syndrome symptoms in liver disease in an academic-based hepatology practice. J Clin Sleep Med. 2008 Feb 15;4(1):45-9 PMCID: PMC2276829
48. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Higher hospital volume predicts endoscopy but not the in-hospital mortality rate in patients with acute variceal hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Feb;69(2):221-9
49. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Outcomes of weekend admissions for upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a nationwide analysis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Mar;7(3):296-302e1
50. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Christensen KM, Hafeezullah M, Varma RR, Franco J, Pleuss JA, Krakower G, Hoffmann RG, Binion DG Probiotic yogurt for the treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul;103(7):1707-15
51. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Effect of hospital volume and teaching status on outcomes of acute liver failure. Liver Transpl. 2008 Sep;14(9):1347-56
52. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Schubert CM, Hafeezullah M, Franco J, Varma RR, Gibson DP, Hoffmann RG, Stravitz RT, Heuman DM, Sterling RK, Shiffman M, Topaz A, Boyett S, Bell D, Sanyal AJ Minimal hepatic encephalopathy is associated with motor vehicle crashes: the reality beyond the driving test. Hepatology. 2009 Oct;50(4):1175-83 PMCID: PMC2757520
53. Bajaj JS, Zadvornova Y, Heuman DM, Hafeezullah M, Hoffmann RG, Sanyal AJ, Saeian K Association of proton pump inhibitor therapy with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhotic patients with ascites. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 May;104(5):1130-4
54. Bajaj JS, Hafeezullah M, Zadvornova Y, Martin E, Schubert CM, Gibson DP, Hoffmann RG, Sanyal AJ, Heuman DM, Hammeke TA, Saeian K The effect of fatigue on driving skills in patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr;104(4):898-905
55. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Hafeezullah M, Hoffmann RG, Hammeke TA Patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy have poor insight into their driving skills. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Oct;6(10):1135-9; quiz 1065
56. Bajaj JS, Saeian K, Hafeezullah M, Franco J, Thompson A, Anderson R Failure to fully disclose during pretransplant psychological evaluation in alcoholic liver disease: a driving under the influence corroboration study. Liver Transpl. 2008 Nov;14(11):1632-6
57. Ananthakrishnan A, Gogineni V, Saeian K Epidemiology of primary and secondary liver cancers. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2006 Mar;23(1):47-63 PMCID: PMC3036307
58. Issa M, Saeian K Diet in inflammatory bowel disease. Nutr Clin Pract. 2011 Apr;26(2):151-4
59. Bajaj JS, Schubert CM, Heuman DM, Wade JB, Gibson DP, Topaz A, Saeian K, Hafeezullah M, Bell DE, Sterling RK, Stravitz RT, Luketic V, White MB, Sanyal AJ Persistence of cognitive impairment after resolution of overt hepatic encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2010 Jun;138(7):2332-40 PMCID: PMC2883684
60. Ananthakrishnan AN et al. Reply. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Aug;7(8):912
61. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K, Binion DG Trends in ambulatory and emergency room visits for inflammatory bowel diseases in the United States: 1994-2005. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Feb;105(2):363-70
62. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K, Binion DG Laparoscopic resection for inflammatory bowel disease: outcomes from a nationwide sample. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Jan;14(1):58-65
63. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Fangman J, Saeian K Hepatitis C/HIV co-infection is associated with higher mortality in hospitalized patients with hepatitis C or HIV. J Viral Hepat. 2010 Oct;17(10):720-9
64. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Higher hospital volume is associated with lower mortality in acute nonvariceal upper-GI hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Sep;70(3):422-32
65. Ananthakrishnan AN, Beaulieu DB, Ulitsky A, Zadvornova Y, Skaros S, Johnson K, Naik A, Perera L, Issa M, Binion DG, Saeian K Does primary sclerosing cholangitis impact quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease? Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Mar;16(3):494-500
66. Bajaj JS, Ananthakrishnan AN, Hafeezullah M, Zadvornova Y, Dye A, McGinley EL, Saeian K, Heuman D, Sanyal AJ, Hoffmann RG Clostridium difficile is associated with poor outcomes in patients with cirrhosis: A national and tertiary center perspective. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan;105(1):106-13
67. Bajaj JS, Heuman DM, Wade JB, Gibson DP, Saeian K, Wegelin JA, Hafeezullah M, Bell DE, Sterling RK, Stravitz RT, Fuchs M, Luketic V, Sanyal AJ Rifaximin improves driving simulator performance in a randomized trial of patients with minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Gastroenterology. 2011 Feb;140(2):478-487.e1 PMCID: PMC3020996
68. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K Simple score to identify colectomy risk in ulcerative colitis hospitalizations. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Sep;16(9):1532-40
69. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K, Binion DG Temporal trends in disease outcomes related to Clostridium difficile infection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 Apr;17(4):976-83
70. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K A novel risk score to stratify severity of Crohn's disease hospitalizations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug;105(8):1799-807
71. Ulitsky A, Ananthakrishnan AN, Komorowski R, Wallace J, Surapaneni SN, Franco J, Saeian K, Gawrieh S A noninvasive clinical scoring model predicts risk of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in morbidly obese patients. Obes Surg. 2010 Jun;20(6):685-91
72. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K A nationwide analysis of changes in severity and outcomes of inflammatory bowel disease hospitalizations. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb;15(2):267-76
73. Gawrieh S, Knoedler DM, Saeian K, Wallace JR, Komorowski RA Effects of interventions on intra- and interobserver agreement on interpretation of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease histology. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011 Feb;15(1):19-24
74. Wible BC, Rilling WS, Drescher P, Hieb RA, Saeian K, Frangakis C, Chen Y, Eastwood D, Kim HS Longitudinal quality of life assessment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after primary transarterial chemoembolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Jul;21(7):1024-30
75. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Saeian K Length of office visits for gastrointestinal disease: impact of physician specialty. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Aug;105(8):1719-25
76. Ananthakrishnan AN, Hoffmann RG, Saeian K Higher physician density is associated with lower incidence of late-stage colorectal cancer. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov;25(11):1164-71 PMCID: PMC2947641
77. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K Ambient air pollution correlates with hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease: an ecologic analysis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 May;17(5):1138-45
78. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K Fracture-associated hospitalizations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Jan;56(1):176-82
79. Ananthakrishnan AN, McGinley EL, Binion DG, Saeian K Physician density and hospitalization for inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011 Feb;17(2):633-8
80. Martin EF, Huang J, Xiang Q, Klein JP, Bajaj J, Saeian K Recipient survival and graft survival are not diminished by simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation: an analysis of the united network for organ sharing database. Liver Transpl. 2012 Aug;18(8):914-29 PMCID: PMC3405201
81. Venu M, Martin E, Saeian K, Gawrieh S High prevalence of vitamin A deficiency and vitamin D deficiency in patients evaluated for liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jun;19(6):627-33 PMCID: PMC3667969
82. Ali M, Ananthakrishnan AN, Ahmad S, Kumar N, Kumar G, Saeian K Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized liver transplant patients: a nationwide analysis. Liver Transpl. 2012 Aug;18(8):972-8 PMCID: PMC3405162
83. Wilson JM, Groeschl R, George B, Turaga KK, Patel PJ, Saeian K, Gamblin TC Ciliated hepatic cyst leading to squamous cell carcinoma of the liver - A case report and review of the literature. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2013;4(11):972-5 PMCID: PMC3825928
84. Loy V, Kwiatt J, Dodda A, Martin E, Dua A, Saeian K Performance Feedback Improves Compliance With Quality Measures. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Mar;31(2):118-24
85. Smith ZL, Oh YS, Saeian K, Edmiston CE Jr, Khan AH, Massey BT, Dua KS Transmission of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae during ERCP: time to revisit the current reprocessing guidelines. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Apr;81(4):1041-5
86. Rahman SI, Saeian K Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Crit Care Clin. 2016 Apr;32(2):223-39
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. KR Reddy, K Saeian Lymphoblastoid Interferon: The new kid on the block - more of the same or something new? Advances in Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Clinical Nutrition 1998;3(6): 317-9.
2. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Hepatitis C Cirrhosis - Not necessarily a terminal disease World Literature Review. Am J Gastroenterology, 1998; 93(8):1386-7.
3. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Diagnostic Laparoscopy: An Update. Endoscopy 1999;31:103-9.
4. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Diagnostic Laparoscopy: A peek may save a cut. Endoscopy 1999;31:389-91.
5. J Franco, K Saeian. Biliary tract inflammatory disorders: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Current Gastroenterology Reports 1999;1(2):95-101.
6. K Saeian, R Shaker. Oropharyngeal dysphagia Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 2000;3:77-87.
7. K Saeian, R Shaker Oropharyngeal dysphagia Clinical Perspectives in Gastroenterology 2000 3(2):69-81.
8. R Shaker, K Saeian. Unsedated Transnasal Laryngo-esophagogastroduodenoscopy: An Alternative to Conventional Endoscopy. The American Journal of Medicine 2001; 111(8A(Suppl.)): 153-156.
9. J Franco, K Saeian. Role of antiviral therapy in the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002;13:S191-S196.
10. K Saeian. Unsedated transnasal endoscopy (the Shaker technique): an alternative for assessment of supraesophageal complications of gastroesophageal reflux. Am J Med 115 Suppl 3A:144S-149S, 2003.
11. S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Management of esophageal varices: An update from Digestive Disease Week and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2003. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 6:206-209, 2004.
12. A Ananthakrishnan, V Gogineni, K Saeian. Epidemiology of Primary and secondary liver cancers. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. 23:47-63,2006.
13. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Caroli's disease: identification and treatment strategy. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 9(2)151-5, Sept 2007.
14. K Saeian, KR Reddy. Hepatotoxicity of Psychotropic Drugs and Drugs of Abuse. Drug-induced Liver Disease. Eds. N Kaplowitz, L DeLeve. Marcel Dekken Inc., New York NY, 2003, pp 447-469.
15. K Dua, D Binion, K Saeian. Gastroenterology and Diseases of the Liver. Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine. K Kutty, R. Schapira, J Van Ruiswyk, M Kochar (Editors). Fourth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia 2003, pp 449-553.
16. K Saeian, R Shaker. Management of swallowing disorders. Neurogastroenterology, Eds. E. Quigley, RF Pfeiffer. Butterworth-Heinemann. Philadelphia 2003, pp 275-300.
17. K Saeian. Hepatic Infections. Editors; KR Reddy, WB Long. Liver & Pancreas vol. 3.
18. K Saeian. Editor of Gastroenterology and Diseases of the Liver section. Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine. D Torre, M Kochar (Editors). Fifth Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD; 2007, pp 454-462 and 463-474.
19. M Issa, K Saeian. Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver. V Preedy, R Lakshman, R Srirajaskanthan, RR Watson (Editors).CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. Boca Raton, FL. 2010. pp 231-246.
 
Abstracts
1. K Saeian, R Weintraub, S Hagen-Ansert, et al. Echocardiography; 12(1):71-7. Abstracted in Circulation, Supplement I, 1992, 86(4). Oral presentation American Heart Association Annual Meeting, November 1992.
2. K Saeian, R Shaker, P Sharma, A Trifan, J Ren, Z Sui, K Dua. Effect of Aging on the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Pressure (LESP) Response to Pharyngeal Water Stimulation. Gastroenterol, 1994;106(4):A631.
3. D Staff, K Saeian, BT Massey, R Shaker, WJ Hogan. Post-fundoplication dysphagia: Abnormal ramp (Intra-bolus) pressure provides substantiation of a "Tight Wrap." Gastroenterol, 1998;114(4), A294. Presented as oral presentation at AGA Annual Meeting May 1998.
4. M Kern, R Arndorfer, L Eskowski, E Stein, A Bloom, J Hyde, K Saeian, R Shaker. Detection of CCK-8 induced cerebral neuronal activities by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in humans. Gastroenterology, 1998;114(4),A1154. Presented at the poster session at AGA Annual Meeting in May 1998.
5. K Saeian, SP Reddy, RD Clare, R. Komorowski, J Franco, and RR Varma. Recurrence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) after orthotopic liver transplantation. Hepatology 1998;28(4):A411. Presented at poster session of the AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1998.
6. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, P Rassam, S Mehdi, F Rochling, U Almagro, H Choi, M Lentz, W Berger, R Shaker. A new approach to surveillance of columnar-lined "Barrett's" esophagus. Gastroenterology 1999; 116(4); G1348. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 1999.
7. K Saeian, D Staff, W.Townsend, K Dua, W Berger, B Massey, R Shaker. A new approach to screening for esophageal varices. Hepatology 1999;30(4): AB 219. Presented at the poster session of AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1999.
8. C Hofman, C Ryan, K Saeian, B Massey, K Dua, D Staff, S Thierfelder, W Hogan, R Shaker. Prevalence of esophagitis in apparently healthy individuals and GERD patient volunteers for research studies. Abstracted in Gastroenterol 1999;116(4):G1348. Poster of distinction presented at poster session at AGA Annual Meeting in May 1999.
9. K Saeian, K Curro, DG Binion, S Vasilopoulos, B Seetharam, RR Varma. Plasma total homocysteine levels are higher in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Hepatology 1999;30(4):AB 1102. Presented at the poster session of AASLD Annual Meeting in November 1999.
10. S Vasilopoulos, K Saeian, J Emmons, WL Berger, B Seetharam, DG Binion. Plasma homocysteine is elevated in Crohn's disease (CD) patients and is independent of disease activity and location. Am J Gastro 1999;94(9):AB293.
11. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, U Almagro, H Choi, R Komorowski, C Hofman, J Kim, W Berger, R Shaker. Detection rate of dysplastic Barrett's mucosa by unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) is comparable to conventional endoscopy. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4):G1068.
12. K Saeian, D Staff, W Townsend, K Dua, W Berger, W Hogan, R Shaker. T-EGD: A new technique for accurately detecting and grading esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2000;51(4):3559.
13. K Saeian, R Franco, L Nelin, MR Crain, WR Rilling, KW Presberg, J Franco. Exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) increases in cirrhotics after TIPS placement. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2000. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4), A1044.
14. T Atilla, DM Staff, K Saeian, CL Hofmann, R Shaker. Evaluation of gastric emptying of solid food by unsedated transnasal gastroscopy. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2000. Gastroenterol 2000;118(4), G837.
15. K Saeian, AM Fendrick, R Shaker. Impact of unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) on the management of dyspepsia: A decision analysis. Presented at the poster session of AGA Annual Meeting in May 2001.Gastroenterol 2001;120(5 Suppl 1), A238.
16. K Saeian, S. Vasilopoulos, D Staff, R Komorowski, U Almagro, H Choi, W Townsend, R Shaker. Does biopsy size of unsedated transnasal endoscopy (T-EGD) impact histologic interpretation of Barrett's dysplasia? Presented at the poster session of ASGE Annual Meeting in May 2001.Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(5):A4165.
17. K Saeian, J Franco, J Knox, J Daniel, R Varma, S Ho & the Midwest Hepatitis Study Group. Does vitamin E supplementation decrease ribavirin-associated hemolysis? Hepatology 2001;34(4 Pt 2):AB 607A.
18. T Atilla, R Hellman, K Saeian, D Staff, A Krasnow, F Steffl, R Shaker. Verification of the scintigraphic complete gastric emptying of solid food by unsedated transnasal gastroscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):M1977.
19. K Saeian, M. Jean, M. Kern, J. Knox, R. Shaker. Relationship of body mass index and family clustering with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease among obese individuals. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):S1354.
20. M. Jean, K Saeian. Patient preference of sedated and unsedated endoscopy for dyspepsia. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):T1888.
21. D. Prajapati, K Saeian, J. Kim, D. Binion. Impact of medicare reimbursement on volume and yield of screening colonoscopy at an academic hospital. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):W1421.
22. J. Potter, R. Shaker, K Saeian, D. Staff, B. Massey, R. Komorowski, W. Hogan. Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: an emerging problem with unique esophageal deformities. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):M1718.
23. D Prajapati, K Saeian, J Kim, S Kugathasan, J Knox, J Emmons, D Binion. Symptomatic luminal stricture underlies infliximab non-response in Crohn's Disease (CD). Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):777.
24. S Kugathasan, D Prajapati, J Kim, K Saeian, J Emmons, J Knox, T Rivera-Bennett, S Werlin, D Binion. Infliximab outcome in children and adults with ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterol 2002;122(4):W1353.
25. T Attila, K Saeian, JF Knox, J Emmons, L Calbrese, D Rose, D Prajapati, S Kugathason, M Otterson, DG Binion. Correlation of short inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire (SIBDQ) with clinical status in routine management of Crohn's disease patients including ostomies. . Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):S1346.
26. V Kounev, MB Levy, T Attila, K Saeian, S Kugathason, JF Knox, J Emmons, WJ Hogan, R Shaker, DG Binion. Increased rates of drug allergy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients compared to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients and normal controls. Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):S1419.
27. C Easterling, O Kawamura, T Rittman, M Kern, K Saeian, R. Shaker. Reproducibility of pharyngo-glottal closure in awake humans. Gastroenterol 2003;124(4):W1490.
28. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, RR Varma, J Franco, D McKee, JF Knox, J Daniel, C Peine, S Ho. High-dose Vitamin E supplementation does not decrease ribavirin-associated hemolysis in chronic hepatitis C. Hepatology 2003;38(4 Suppl 1):AB 1200.
29. JS Bajaj, K Saeian. Reported Prevalence of and Survival of Patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) Have Not Changed with MELD Implementation. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): S1182.
30. JS Bajaj, MA McBride, K Anderson, K Saeian. Effect of Hepatitis C (Hep C) and Type 2 Diabetes (DM) on Patient and Graft survival in Patients with Solitary Liver, Combined and Serial Liver-Kidney transplants. Presented as an oral presentation at Digestive Diseases Week Annual Meeting in May 2004. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):46 .
31. JS Bajaj, MA McBride, K Anderson, K Saeian. Patient and Liver Graft Survival in Solitary liver Transplantation as Compared to Combined Liver-Kidney and Serial Liver and Kidney Transplantation. Poster of distinction at Digestive Diseases Week Annual Meeting in May 2004. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):S1178 .
32. JS Bajaj, K Kao, K Saeian. Comparison of a simple questionnaire to Locke questionnaire in the evaluation of GERD symptoms. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): M1383.
33. JF Knox, D Rose, J Emmons, J Podoll, K Saeian, T Attila, RK Cross, DG Binion. Colesevelam for the treatment of bile acid-induced diarrhea in Crohn's disease patients intolerant of cholestyramine. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4): W1399.
34. JS Bajaj, K Saeian, RR Varma, J Franco, J Knox, J Emmons, J Podoll, DG Binion. Increased rates of early adverse reaction to azathioprine in patients with Crohn's disease compared to Autoimmune Hepatitis: A tertiary referral center experience. Gastroenterol 2004;126(4):M1197.
35. JS Bajaj, MD Verber, SM Rao K Saeian. Inhibitory Control Test is a simple computerized test to diagnose Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy (MHE). Presented as an oral presentation at AASLD Annual Meeting in November 2004. Hepatology 2004;40(4 Suppl 1):AB 141.
36. A. Sanjeevi, RA Komorowski, S Shaker, BT Massey, R Shaker, K Saeian, C O'Loughlin, D Binion,WJ Hogan. Eosinophilic esophagitis: Potential sources for diagnostic error in the histopatholohic detection. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):41.
37. A. Sanjeevi, A Lawal, M Kern, BD Ward, K Saeian, R Shaker. Cerebral cortical response to esophageal acid exposure: Correlation to reflux-induced mucosal injury. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):M1891.
38. JS Bajaj, MD Verber, M Wagner, S Rao, K Saeian. Altered cerebral activation during response inhibition in minimal hepatic encephalopathy using functional MRI. Gastroenterol 2005;128(4):S1616.
39. AB Jeffers, P Kandiah, T Quinn, K Saeian. Amyloid angiopathy resulting in retroperitoneal hematoma as the presenting symptom of primary al amyloidosis. Accepted as poster for SGIM 4/28/2006.
40. JS Bajaj, KM Christensen, M Hafeezullah, RR Varma, J Franco, RG Hoffmann, K Saeian. Randomized trial of probiotic yogurt in Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy - It helps to bug your patient. Gastroenterology 2007; 132(4):T1016.
41. M Rajagopal, LR Weber, JF Knox, S Skaros, M Issa, S Lundeen, MF Otterson, K Saeian, JS Bajaj, DG Binion. Distinct phenotypes of inflammatory bowel disease in US minority population: Comparison of African American and Asian Subgroups. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):W1110.
42. MJ Neisen, WS Rilling, RA Hieb, EJ Hohenwalter, SM Tutton, KK Christians, EJ Quebbeman, J Franco, K Saeian. Results of chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with and without chronic liver disease. World Conference on Interventional Oncology Meeting, Washington, DC, May 14-17, 2007.
43. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Blacks have worse graft and overall survival at 2 years after OLT in the MELD era. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S1732.
44. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Does time spent on the waiting list in the MELD era affect prognosis after liver transplantation? Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S1740.
45. JS Bajaj, M Hafeezullah, RG Hoffmann, K Saeian. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy: a vehicle for accidents and traffic violations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep;102(9):1903-9.
46. CP Katopes, SN Surapaneni, R Komorowski, B Behmaram, JR Wallace, P Nuttleman, J Franco, RR Varma, O Massoud, K Saeian, S Gawrieh. Variability in the histologic interpretation of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4):S2160.
47. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Blacks have worse graft and overall survival at 2 years after OLT in the MELD era. Gastroenterology 132(4): A-755, 2007. Poster presentation, Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, May 2007.
48. AN Ananthakrishnan, K Saeian. Does time spent on the waiting list in the MELD era affect prognosis after liver transplantation. Gastroenterology 132(4): A-757, 2007. Poster presentation, Digestive Disease Week, Washington DC, May 2007.
49. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Is it bad to bleed on a weekend? A nationwide analysis of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH). Gastroenterology 134(4), Suppl 1: P-123, 2008. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, May 2008.
50. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, K Saeian. Uninsured and Medicaid patients have higher mortality in Acute Liver Failure. Gastroenterology 134(4), Suppl 1: A-799, 2008. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, May 2008.
51. AN Ananthakrishnan, D Beaulieu, A Naik, Y Zadvornova, S Skaros, K Johnson, L Perera, M Issa, DG Binion, K Saeian. Does primary sclerosing cholangitis impact quality of life in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
52. J Kwiatt, M Desai, S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Use of a patient registry database to improve hepatocelluar carcinoma screening, vaccination rates, and esophageal varices screening in patients with cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1003.
53. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, DG Binion. A national survey of emergency room utilization in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1137.
54. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, J Fangman, K Saeian. Hepatitis C - HIV co-infection is a risk factor for worse outcomes in hospitalized patients: A national study. Gastroenterology 2009; 136 (Suppl 1):M1765.
55. B Qumseya, K Saeian, BT Massey. Endoscopic biopsy for cytomegalovirus in symptomatic immunocomprised patients has low yield in the absence of mucosal lesions. Poster Presentation. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 69, Issue 5, Pages AB206-AB206.
56. A Patel, S Gawrieh, S Rizvi, Q Xiang, A Szabo, K Saeian. Fatty Liver Disease: Survey of AASLD members. Gastroenterology 2009; (Suppl 1): A847.
57. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian. Ambulatory care for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - 1994-2005: National trends and patterns. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
58. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian. Laparscopic resection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Predictors and outcomes: A Nationwide Analysis. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
59. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. Physician density and hospitalization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How much does access matter? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1192
60. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. A novel quantitative severity score to stratify hospitalizations for Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):T1291
61. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, K Saeian, Binion DG. Clostridium difficile and inflammatory bowel disease: Has the disease changed in severity from 1998 to 2007? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):1005
62. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. A simple quantitative score to stratify severity of ulcerative colitis hospitalizations. Poster Presentation. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):T1292
63. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, Binion DG, K Saeian. Changing severity of Inflammatory Bowel Disease hospitalizations from 1998 to 2007. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1193
64. AN Ananthakrishnan, A Muhammad, E McGinley, K Saeian. Venous thromboembolic events in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis: A nationwide analysis. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):156
65. AN Ananthakrishnan, E McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Air pollution & hospitalizations for IBD: an ecologic analysis. Gastroenterology 2010
66. AN Ananthakrishnan, EL McGinley, DG Binion, K Saeian. Fracture-Associated Hospitalizations in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterology 2010
67. Ananthakrishnan AN, Hoffmann RG, K Saeian. Higher Physician Density is Associated with Lower Incidence of Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 2010.
68. E Martin, J Huang, J Klein, Q Xiang, JS Bajaj, K Saeian. The Impact of Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation on Transplant Outcomes. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):M1009
69. JS Bajaj, DM Heuman, C Schubert, K Saeian, DE Bell, A Topaz, M Hafeezullah, R Stravitz, RK Sterling, JB Wade, DP Gibson, AJ Sanyal. Persistent deficit in learning of response inhibition following onset of overt hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1912
70. JS Bajaj, C Schubert, M Hafeezullah, JA Pleuss, G Krakower, R Franco, K Saeian. Ghrelin secretion is altered in sleep and enforced sleep deprivation in cirrhosis compared to controls: Association with sleep disturbances? Gastroenterology 2010; (Suppl 1):S1911
71. P Beniwal, DW Seal, J Fangman, K Saeian. Barriers to and facilitators of diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis C. Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2011, Chicago, IL.
72. JT Kwiatt, PN Desai, S Gawrieh, K Saeian. Performance feedback impacts quality measures in the management of cirrhosis. Oral Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2011, Chicago, IL.
73. M Ali, S Ahmad, A Jadoon, N Kumar, G Kumar, K Saeian. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Predicts Mortality in Hospitalized Patient with Cirrhosis. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-950.
74. M Ali, A Shahryar, N Kumar, G Kumar, K Saeian. Iatrogenic Infections in Hospitalized Cirrhotics Predict Mortality. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-950.
75. A Patel, A Babaei, M Kern, E Samuel, R Siwiec, C Xie, SJ Li, K Saeian, R Shaker. Comparison of Brain Network Changes in Cirrhotics Versus Healthy Controls. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-551-S-552.
76. S Rizvi, BM Schneeberger, J Mankad, A Libot, K Saeian. Comparison of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Detection Methods and Disease Severity between a Veterans Affair (VA) Medical Center and a Non-VA Tertiary Medical Center. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-982-S-983.
77. AS Naik, Y Zadvornova, DJ Stein, LP Perera, K Saeian, N Venu. Multiparity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-267-S-268.
78. LP Perera, Y Zadvornova, K Saeian, C Guilday, DJ Stein, AS Naik. Durability of Anti TNF α therapy in Ulcerative Colitis: Switching is an Effective Strategy in a Small Subset of patients. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-361.
79. AS Naik, N Asamoah, Y Zadvornova, LP Perera, DJ Stein, K Saeian, N Venu. Inflammatory bowel disease characteristics diagnosed in adolescence. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-788.
80. AS Naik, N Asamoah, Y Zadvornova, LP Perera, DJ Stein, K Saeian, N Venu. Anti-TNF treatment in inflammatory bowel disease patients diagnosed in adolescence. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-362.
81. AS Naik, A Libot, Y Zadvornova, M Issa, DJ Stein, LP Perera, K Saeian, N Venu. Probiotics associated with higher rates of subsequent Clostridium difficile infection in inflammatory bowel disease population. Gastroenterology 2012; 142( 5) Suppl 1; S-393.
82. M Venu, K Saeian, S Gawrieh. High prevalence of vitamin A and D Deficiency in Patients Evaluated for Liver Transplantation. Hepatology Oct 2012; 56 Suppl 1; 1596. Poster presentation. AASLD Meeting. November 2012.
83. A Patel, J Mankad, S Rizvi, J Franco, S Gawrieh, J Huang, K Saeian. The Role of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy. Hepatology Oct 2012; 56 Suppl 1; 1145. Poster presentation. AASLD Meeting. November 2012.
84. A Aadam, K Saeian, BT Massey, DJ Stein, L Ashley, M Venu, N Venu, Y Oh. Proximal Colon Retroflexion with Adult Versus pediatric colonoscopies. Gastro Endo.2013; Vol 77(5), Suppl. AB426-AB427 Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
85. E Martin, T Fang, K Christensen, K Granlund, L Graf, M Grischeau, J Christianson, S Harrold, S Koole, J Franco, S Gawrieh, S Rizvi, V TenCate, K Saeian. The Hematologic Effects of Pegylated Interferon, Ribavirin, and Boceprevir or Telaprevir: A Single Center Experience. Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-985-S-986. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
86. A Naik, Y Zadvornova, DJ Stein, N Shastri, M Venu, K Best, L Perera, K Saeian, N Venu. Factors associated with 30 day re-admission in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-642. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
87. A Patel, M Kern, A Babaei, E Samuel, R Siwiec, G Chen, K Saeian, SJ Li, R Shaker. Objective Diagnosis of Minimal hepatic encepaholopathy (MHE) by analysis of brain resting state functional connectivity. Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-557-S-558. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
88. A Patel, A Babaei, M Kern, E Samuel, R Siwiec, J Mankad, C Xie, SJ Li, K Saeian, R Shaker. Minimal hepatic encehpalopahy (MHE) is associated with alterations in brain default mode network (DMN). Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-558-S-559. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
89. Z Ashir, C Guilday, Y Zadvornova, DJ Stein, AS Naik, N Venu, K Best, S Skaros, K Saeian, L Perera. Mucosal Healing by Individual Anti TNF Agent in Crohn's Disease in Tertiary Care Setting. Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-436. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
90. M Ali, S Ahmad, N Kumar, G Kumar, K Saeian. Rate of Colonoscopy Has Decreased in Patients With Diverticular Bleeding but the Mortality Has Remained the Same: a Nationwide Analysis of Trends 2004-2008. Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-387. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
91. M Ali, S Ahmad, N Kumar, G Kumar, K Saeian. Cirrhosis Predicts Mortality in Hospitalized Patient Requiring Dialysis for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Is an Independent Risk Factor for New Hemodialysis Gastroenterology 2013;Vol. 144(5) Suppl 1, S-946. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. May 2013.
92. E Martin, J Huang, Q Xiang, JP. Klein, JS Bajaj, K Saeian. Diminished Risk of Recipient Mortality in Recipients with Hepatitis C Virus and Diabetes Mellitus following Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation Compared to Liver Transplantation Alone. Poster Presentation. AASLD 2013.
93. AS Naik, Y Zadvornova, DJ Stein, LP Perera, K Saeian, N Venu. Impact of BMI on Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Diagnosed in Adolescence. Gastroenterology,Vol 46 (5), S-234.
94. J Cahill, S Rizvi, K Saeian. Assessment of adherence to baseline quality measures for cirrhosis and impact of ’performance feedback’ in a regional VA medical center. Digestive Disease Week 2015. Gastroenterology, Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-1071
95. T Sawas, K Saeian, R Shaker. The role of ultrathin transnasal endoscopy: Meta analysis. Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2015.
96. AS Naik, Y Zadvornova, D Stein, D Agrawal, N Venu, K Saeian. Impact of adenomatous colon polyps on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) CRC surveillance. Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2015. Gastroenterology, Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-262
97. I Banerjee, AN Ananthakrishnan, T Chelius, A Szabo, Q Xiang, K Saeian, L Perera. No Difference in Ulcerative Colitis Colectomy Rate in Pre and Post Biologic Era. Research Forum at Digestive Disease Week 2015. Gastroenterology, Vol. 148, Issue 4, S-5
98. S Bhandari, M Shahreyar, MA Bahar, A Hanif, T Venkatesan, K Saeian. Increased Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Infected with Clostridium difficile. Poster Presentation at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2015.
99. S Bhandari, A Pandit, M Shahreyar, V Muppidi, G Lamb, T Venkatesan, K Saeian. Study of the Predictors of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Recipients Using Nationwide Database. Poster Presentation at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2015.
100. S Bhandari, B Dhakal, M Shahreyar, T Venkatesan, K Saeian. Risk, Outcomes and Predictors of Clostridium difficile infection in Lymphoma: A Nationwide Study. Poster Presentation at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2015.
101. M Selim, M Zimmerman, J Kim, K Regner, DC Cronin, K Saeian, LA Connolly, KK Lauer, HJ Woehlck, JC Hong. Outcome Analysis of Intraoperative Hemodialysis in the Highest Acuity Liver Transplant Recipients. Submitted abstract to Academic Surgical Congress. 11th Annual abstract submission.
102. J Kim, AR Kruper, SC Zanowski, K Saeian, MA Zimmerman, JC Hong. Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis: A Single-Center Experience of a Pilot Transplantation Mental Health Program. Submitted to AASLD annual conference. November 2015.
103. AR Altstadt, C Holznecht, SI Rahman, L Rein, A Szabo, K Saeian. Non-Adherence Diminishes Real-World SVR12 in an Inter-Disciplinary Care Clinic. Submitted abstract to Digestive Disease Week 2016.
104. SI Rahman, A Visotcky, A Szabo, K Saeian. Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy: Is there a Knowledge Gap? Submitted abstract to Digestive Disease Week 2016.
105. SI Rahman, C Holznecht, AR Altstadt, L Rein, A Szabo, K Saeian. Predictors of Clinical Response in Hepatitis C DAA Therapy. Submitted to Digestive Disease Week 2016.