Sanjay Sikka, MD


Dr. Sikka received his BA in English Literature from University of Texas-Austin. He completed his medical degree from University of Oklahoma-College of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and moved on to a fellowship in gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, MO. He then did additional fellowships in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2009 and 2010, respectively. 

His clinical interests include all aspects of advanced therapeutic endoscopy including advanced applications of ERCP, EUS, endoscopic mucosal resection/complex polypectomy and endoscopic ablation of early malignant and pre-malignant conditions such as Barrett's Esophagus.

Original, Peer Reviewed Research Articles

Ringold DA, Sikka S, Banerjee B.  High Contrast Imaging (FICE) Improves Visualization of Gastrointestinal Vascular Ectasias.  Endoscopy 2008 Sep; 40(Suppl 2):E26.

Sikka S, Ringold  DA,  Jonnalagadda S, Banerjee B. Comparison of white light and narrow band high definition images in predicting colon polyp histology, using standard colonoscopes without optical magnification. Endoscopy. 2008 Oct; 40(10):818-22. 

Ringold DA, Shroff P, Sikka S, Maple J, Jonnalagadda  S, Early, DS, Edmundowicz SA, Azar RR. Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration is Valuable in the Diagnosis of Side-Branch Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasia of the Pancreas. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Sep; 70(3):488-942.

Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, Books, Commentaries

Sikka S, Zuckerman G, Prakash C. Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. In: Irwin R, Rippe J, editors.  Intensive Care Medicine.6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2006. 

Sikka S, Endoscopic Procedures.In: Gayawali CP, editor. The Washington Manual Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008

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