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Suku George, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G. - Clinical Trials Research at GI Specialists of Georgia

Suku George, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G.

Suku George, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G.Dr. George is a board certified gastroenterologist and is a member of the American Society of Gastroenterointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow and the American College of Physicians, Fellow. He has co-authored over 25 publications, held university teaching appointments and has a master’s degree in public health specializing in health policy, research and administration. In addition to a regular gastroenterology fellowship he has also completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship with additional expertise in endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP and GI cancers. He is married with 2 children.

Publications:

  • George S, Catalano MF. ERCP in Pregnancy. Uptodate 2005. www. uptodate.com
  • Catalano MF, Linder JD, George S, Alcocer E, Geenen J.  Treatment of symptomatic distal common bile duct stenosis secondary to chronic pancreatitis: comparison of single vs. multiple simultaneous stents. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Dec;60(6):945-52. 
  • George S, Kulkarni AA, Stevens G, Forsmark CE, Draganov P. Role of Osmolality of Contrast Media in the Development of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: A Metanalysis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2004;49(3):503-508.
  • Draganov P, George S, Toskes PP, Forsmark CE. Is a 15-minute collection of duodenal secretions after secretin stimulation sufficient to diagnose chronic pancreatitis? Pancreas. 2004;28(1):89-92.
  • Hernandez LV, Mishra G, George S, Bhutani MS. A descriptive analysis of EUS-FNA for mediastinal lymphadenopathy: an emphasis on clinical impact and false negative results. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004;99(2)249-54.
  • George S, Toskes PP, Lambiase L, Forsmark CE. Use of Viokase to prevent relapsing pancreatitis. Proof of efficacy in different decades. (Submitted for publication).

Abstracts

  • George S, Raijman I, Geenen JE, Catalano MF. Outcome After Failure of Initial Mechanical Lithotripsy (ML) of Biliary and Pancreatic Stones. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):T1503, AB198. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • George S, Linder JD, Geenen JE, Catalano MF. Prospective Study of Value of 1 and 6 hr Amylase, Lipase Levels in the Prediction of Post ERCP Pancreatitis (PEP) Following Sphincterotomy of Pancreatic Segment (PES) of Sphincter of Oddi. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):T1484. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Khan O, George S, Geenen JE, Catalano MF. Long-Term Outcome of Pancreatic Duct Stone Removal in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):T1523, AB204. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Raijman I, Carr-Locke D, Wilcox CM, Thompson B, Chak A, Howell D, Watkins J, Geenen JE. Mechanical Lithotripsy (ML) of Pancreatic Biliary Stones: Complications and Available Treatment Options Collected from Expert Centers. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):352 AB98. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Hua M, Geenen JE. Multimodality Endotherapy for Intractable Pain of Pancreatic CA Using Pancreatic Duct Stenting and Celiac Plexus Neurolys (CPN). Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59 (5):594 AB107. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Geenen JE, Chua T. Weight Gain Following Bariatric Surgery Secondary to Staple Line Disruption and Stomal Dilation: Endotherapy Using Sodium Morrhuate to Induce Stomal Stenosis Prevents Need for Surgical Revision Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):M1711 AB149. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Hua M, Geenen JE. Giant Ampullary Diverticula: Spectrum of Disease and Success of Cannulation. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5): T1453 AB185. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Hua M, Geenen JE. EUS-Guided Pancreatic Pseudocyst Drainage: Comparison with Standard Endoscopic Cystenterostomy. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):T1516, AB202. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Hua M, Geenen JE. Benign Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: Does F/U EUS-FNA Confirm or Alter the Diagnosis. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):T1616, AB229. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Geenen JE. Endoscopic Treatment of Anastomotic Strictures Following Resection of Esophageal CA: Increased Success Using Submucosal Corticosteroid Injection. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59(5):W1501, AB241. (Poster presented at DDW 2004).
  • George S, Kulkarni A, Stevens G, Paul AA, Forsmark CE, Draganov PV. Role of contrast media (CM) in the development of post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP): A meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5):M1940, AB124. (Poster presented at DDW 2002).
  • George S, Bhutani MS, Hernandez LV, Paul A, Mishra G. Performance characteristics, outcome and decision analytic modeling of endosonography guided fine needle aspiration as an initial diagnostic step compared to mediastinoscopy/mediastinotomy in establishing primary diagnosis of mediastinal lesions. Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(5):4305, AB197. (Poster presented at DDW 2001).
  • Hernandez L V, Mishra G, George S …Bhutani MS. A descriptive analysis of EUS-FNA for mediastinal lymphadenopathy: Clinical impact on management. Gastointest Endosc 2001;53(5):3432, AB116. (Poster presented at DDW 2001).
  • George S, Krishnakumar S et al. “Renal Involvement in Formic Acid Poisoning.” Proceedings of the 5th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology Dec 1992;51:AB 2DO205. (Presented in 1992).
  • George S, Krishnakumar S et al. “Clinical Profice of Formic Acid Poisoning” Proc. Of 2nd International Meeting of Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow – Nov 92;241. (Presented in 92). 
  • Catalano MF, George S, Thomas M, Hua M, Geenen JE. Benign Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: Does F/U EUS-FNA Confirm or Alter the Diagnosis. Gastrointest Endosc 2004;59 (5):T1616,AB229 (Poster presented at DDW 2004). 
  • George S, Kulkarni A, Stevens G, Paul AA, Forsmark CE, Draganov PV. Role of contrast media (CM) in the development of post-ERCP pancreatitis (PEP): A meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;55(5): M1940,AB124. (Poster presented at DDW 2002). 
  • George S, Bhutani MS, Hernandez LV, Paul A, Mishara G. Performance characteristics, outcome and decision analytic modeling of endosonography guided fine needle aspiration as an initial diagnostic step compared to mediastinoscopy/mediastinotomy in establishing primary diagnosis of mediastinal lesions. Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(5):4305,AB197. (Poster presented at DDW2001). 
  • Hernandez LV, Mishra G, George S…Bhutani MS. A descriptive analysis of EUS-FNA for mediastinal lymphadenopathy: Clinical impact on management. Gastrointest Endosc 2001;53(5):3432,AB116. (Poster presented at DDW 2001). 
  • George S, Krishnakumar S et al. “Renal Involvement in Formic Acid Poisoning.” Proceedings of the 5th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology Dec 1992;51:AB 2DO205. (Presented in 1992).  
  • George S, Krishnakumar S et al. “Clinical Profice of Formic Acid Poisoning” Proc. Of 2nd International Meeting of Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow—Nov 92;241.