World Congress at ACG2017

Symposium 5B: Quality and Technique in Colonoscopy

Serrated Polyps: Recognize, Remove, Risk Stratify

Wednesday, October 18
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Valencia Ballroom D (Level 4)

Category: General Endoscopy

Learning Objectives:

Tonya R. Kaltenbach

Associate Professor
San Francisco VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA, US

Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, MS, is Clinical Associate Professor at Veterans Affairs San Francisco, University California San Francisco. Dr. Kaltenbach has a keen interest in gastrointestinal cancer prevention through the endoscopic detection, diagnosis and removal of pre and early cancer. She completed internal medicine and gastroenterology subspecialty training at Stanford University. During GI fellowship, she matriculated in a clinical research masters program in epidemiology and biostatistics, and then pursued an additional year of training in advanced endoscopic mucosal imaging and therapy and endoscopic ultrasound. Over the years she has also collaborated and directly trained with Japanese experts. Dr. Kaltenbach is an active researcher and educator in the field of advanced endoscopic imaging and therapy. She has numerous publications on non-polypoid neoplasia and sessile serrated lesions, image enhanced endoscopy and endoscopic resection techniques as well as audiovisual contributions to the ASGE Learning Library, including Chromoendoscopy with Targeted Biopsy to Detect Nonpolypoid Colorectal Neoplasm in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoacrylate Super Glue, Endoscopic Approach to Hemorrhoids, Treatment of Acute Severe Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Image Enhanced Endoscopy, Non-Polypoid (Flat & Depressed) Colorectal Neoplasm, and Endoscopic Closure of Gastrointestinal Leaks. She continues to serve as faculty at various didactic and hands-on courses worldwide.


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