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Dr. Kythaparampil John's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Kythaparampil John "Dr. Bijo K. John joined our team of GI physicians at Digestive Diseases Center of South Texas in 2014. He joined the physicians at Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, the largest GI practice in Texas in 2016. Dr. John received his medical degree from one of India's premier medical institutions, the St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore. Dr. John completed his residency at New York Hospital at the Queens Cornell campus, a major teaching affiliate of the Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Florida, where he also served as Chief Fellow. During his fellowship, he received training in hepatology at the nearby Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. John has also completed two additional fellowships, a clinical nutrition fellowship from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland and a transplant hepatology fellowship from Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. John has published and presented at various national and international meetings. He most recently presented his research on Adenoma Detection Rates in Colonoscopy at the Digestive Diseases Week, Chicago and the ACG meeting, San Diego. During his training he has received numerous awards and funding from various organizations. He has published several articles as first author in peer reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition ( JPEN), Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy journal. He and his colleagues recently published their work on Vitamin D levels and C. Diff infection. He has also authored several book chapters on parenteral nutrition. He was also involved in numerous phase III clinical trials involving protease inhibitors for treatment of hepatitis C and Terlipressin trials for the treatment of hepatorenal Syndrome. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy. Dr. John is skilled in all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology and has a special interest in the management of complex liver diseases, malnutrition, short bowel syndrome, parenteral nutrition, celiac disease, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, liver cancers, and pre- and post-liver transplant care. He also has a special interest in colonoscopy for colon cancer screening and factors that improve adenoma detection rates (ADR). He grew up in Dubai and went to medical school in India before moving to the United States for his residency and fellowship. He is fluent in various Indian languages. He and his wife, Asha, are the proud parents of two beautiful children. In his spare time, Dr. John likes to spend time with his family and enjoys playing soccer, traveling, and photography. With his extensive training and experience, Dr. John looks forward to taking care of his patients at our San Antonio Locations. EDUCATION M.D. DegreeSt. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India - 2005Internal MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College - New York Hospital Queens, New York - 2009Gastroenterology and Hepatology FellowshipUniversity of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida- 2014Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida (Liver Transplantation) Clinical Nutrition FellowshipCleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio- 2010Transplant Hepatology FellowshipAlbert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia- 2011 Board Certification Internal Medicine: 2009Gastroenterology: Board Certified 2014Transplant Hepatology: Board Eligible Honors and Awards American College of Gastroenterology, Presidential Poster AwardChief Fellow, University of Florida College of Medicine"
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Anal or Rectal Pain
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Fatty Liver Disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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St John's Medical College
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
St John's Medical College
Medical School | Graduated 2005
New York Hosp Med Ctr Of Queens
Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
New York Presbyterian Cornell University
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
Cleve Clin Hosp
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
University Of Florida-Jacksonville
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
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