Hetal Karsan, M.D.

Hetal  Karsan, M.D.
Emory Clinic 'B'

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialties:
Gastroenterology (Board certified since 2003)
Hepatology
Transplantation
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1999)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cirrhosis
colon/rectal cancer
colon cancer
endoscopy
gastrointestinal bleed
hepatitis
liver disease
liver transplant evaluation
portal hypertension
ulcer
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Rd NE 6th Flr
Atlanta, GA 30322
(855) 366-7989
Year Started Practicing: 2003
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2005
Major or Recent Publications:

Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam. SLACK Publishing, Inc. 2012.

Acing the IBD Questions on the GI Board Exam. SLACK Publshing Inc, 2013.

Management of alcoholic hepatitis: Current concepts. World Journal of Hepatology. December 2012.

Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt in the elderly: Palliation for complications of portal hypertension. World Journal of hepatology. February 2012.

A case of Noonan syndrome and Whipple's disease in the same patient. World Journal of Gastroenterology, March 2009.

Developing valid and reliable health utilities in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Results from the IBS Proof cohort. American Journal of Gastroenterology,June 2009.

Development and validation of a disease-target quality of life instrument in chronic hepatitis B: the hepatitis B quality of life instrument, version 1.0. Hepatology,July 2007.

Combination endoscopic band ligation and sclerotherapy compared with endoscopic band ligation alone for the secondar prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage: a meta-analysis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Feb 2005.

Endoscopic screening for esophageal varices in cirrhosis: Is it ever cost effective?. Hepatology, Feb 2003,366-377.

Intravenous H 2 Receptor Antagonists in Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage: Are They History?. Evidence based Gastroenterology, August, 2002, .

Primary prevention of cirrhosis: Public health strategies that can make a difference.. Postgraduate Medicine, Jan 2004,25-30.

The cost-effectiveness of hepatic venous pressure gradient monitoring in the prevention of recurrent variceal hemorrhage. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2004 Jul;99(7),1306-15.

Education:
Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Internship
Boston University Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency
Boston University Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
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