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John M. Poneros, MD
John M. Poneros, MD
Address: Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 862
New York, NY 10032

Phone:212.305.1909
Fax:212.305.5576

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Positions and Appointments:

2008 – Present Assistant Director, Endoscopy
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
Medical Center, New York, NY
2008 – Present Assistant Professor of Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY
2008 – Present Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
Medical Center, New York, NY

The Pancreas Center Specialty

Interventional Endoscopy – Program Assistant Director

Education and Training

2001 – 2002 Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1999 Program in Clinical Effectiveness
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
1998 – 2001 Fellowship in Gastroenterology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1995 – 1998 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
1991 – 1995 Medical Degree
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
1987 – 1991 BA in History
Columbia College, New York, NY

Board Certifications

American Board of Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Experience

2007 – 2008 Associate Director, Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
2002 – 2008 Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2002 – 2008 Associate Physician
Division of Gastroenterology
Brighman and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
2002 – 2006 Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1999 – 2002 Graduate Assistant in Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Committee Memberships and Professional Societies

1998 – Present American Gastroenterological Association
1998 – Present American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy (ASGE)
2002 – 2006 Membership Committee
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
1999 – 2001 Post-Graduate Education Committee
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Professional Honors

2008 Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (FASGE)
2005 – 2006 Goldberg Junior Faculty Award Grant
2002 New England Endoscopy Society Research Award
2001 ASGE Resident/Fellow Essay Award
2000 New England Endoscopy Society Research Award
2000 ASGE Resident/Fellow Essay Award
1995 CPMC Housestaff Research Award

Selected Publications

Poneros JM, Brand S, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, Compton CC, Nishioka NS. Diagnosis of Specialized Intestinal Metaplasia by Optical Coherence Tomography. Gastroenterology 2001; 120:7-12.

Poneros JM, Tearney GJ, Shishkov M, Kelsey PB, Lauwers GY, Nishioka NS, Bouma BE. Optical Coherence Tomography of the Biliary Tree during ERCP. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2002; 55: 84-88.

Brand S, Wang TD, Schomacker KT, Poneros JM, Lauwers GY, Compton CC, Pedrosa MC, Nishioka NS. Detection of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus by spectroscopic measurement of 5-aminolevulinic acid-induced protoporphyrin IX fluorescence. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2002; 56:479-487.

Pfefer TJ, Paithankar DY, Poneros JM, Schomacker KT, Nishioka NS. Temporally and Spectrally Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy for the Detection of High Grade Dysplasia in Barrett's Esophagus. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 2003;(1):10-16.

Lai L, Poneros JM, Santilli J, Brugge W. EUS-guided portal vein catheterization and pressure measurement in an animal model: a pilot study of feasibility. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004;59:280-283.

Lee LS, Saltzman JR, Bounds BC, Poneros JM, Brugge WR, Thompson CC. EUS-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic cysts: A retrospective analysis of complications and their predictors. Clinical Gastro and Hepatol 2005;(3)231-236.

Evans JA, Poneros JM, Bouma BE, Bressner J, Halpern EF, Shishkov M, Lauwers GY, Mino-Kenudson M, Nishioka NS, Tearney GJ. Using optical coherence Tomography to identify intramucosal carcinoma and high grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus. Clinical Gastro and Hepatol 2006; 4:38-43.

Liu G, Zhuo W, Beow YY, Li S, Wain JC, Poneros JM, Nishioka NS, Lynch TJ, Christiani DC. XRCC1 and XPD polymorphisms and esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Carcinogenesis 2007; 28:1254-1258.

Wang V, Hornick J, Sepulveda J, Maurer R, Poneros JM. Low Prevalence of Invasive Adenocarcinoma at Esophagectomy: A 20 year experience. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2009; 69:777-83

Select Reviews, Chapters, Editorials

Brand S, Poneros JM, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ, Compton CC, Nishioka NS. Optical Coherence Tomography in the "Gastrointestinal Tract. Endoscopy 2000; 32:796-803.

Poneros JM, Friedman LS. Gastroesophageal reflux and peptic ulcer disease.In: Carlson KJ and Eisenstat SA, eds. The Primary Care of Women. Second Edition. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc; 2002; 119-125.

Poneros, JM. Nishioka NS. Diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus using optical coherence tomograhpy. In: Sharma P, editor. Barrett's esophagus, Part I. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2003; 309-323. (Lightdale CJ, consulting editor. Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N Am; vol 13.)

Poneros, JM. Diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus using optical coherence tomography. In: Van Dam J, editor. Optical Biopsy. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2004. p. 573-588. (Lightdale CJ, consulting editor. Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N Am 2004 vol. 14.)

Chak A, Wallace MB, Poneros JM. Optical Coherence Tomography of Barrett's esophagus. Endoscopy 2005:37 (6): 587-590.

Lee LS, Poneros JM. New Technologies for the Detection of Gastrointestinal Neoplasia. In: Kochman ML, editor. The Clinician's Guide to Gastrontestinal Oncology. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated; 2005; 365-384.

Lee LS, Poneros JM. New Frontiers in Endoscopic Imaging. In: Kochman ML, Shah JN, editors. Endoscopy and Oncology. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2005; 631-651. (Lightdale CJ, consulting editor. Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N Am; vol. 15.)

Poneros JM. Optical coherence Tomography and the detection of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus. (editorial) Gastrointest Endosc 2005; 62(6): 832-833.



 
 
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