Endoscopy & Procedures Committee

The Endoscopy & Procedures Committee coordinates with the NASPGHAN Foundation for endoscopic activities and advance endoscopic training for trainees and members by providing activities at NASPGHAN meetings, on the website and inter society activities.  The Committee is a member of Annual Meeting Committee and promotes endoscopic research both within and outside NASPGHAN. The Committee also is a liaison with AGA, AASLD ASGE AND AAP and designates liaisons for ERCP SIG with SIG chair.  The Committee corresponds with ASGE to increase exposure at DDW. The Committee is also responsible for the image library. Finally, the Committee is responsible for the production of clinical guidelines and reports in line with current practices in pediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Robert Kramer, MD, Chair
Aurora, CO

  • Imad Absah, MD, Rochester, MN
  • Najma Ahmed, MD, Montreal QC
  • Samer Alnabhan, MD - Fellow Representative, Gainesville, FL
  • Jane Alookaran, MD - Fellow Representative, Houston, TX
  • Karla Au Yeung, MD, Elkridge, MD
  • Cortney Ballengee, MD, Atlanta, GA
  • Lee Bass, MD, Chicago, IL
  • Joshua Carroll, MD, Dallas, TX
  • Lillian Choi, MD, San Diego, CA
  • Thomas Ciecierega, MD, New York
  • Reinaldo Garcia, MD, Akron, OH
  • Rene Gomez-Esquive, MD, Tampa, FL
  • Roberto Gugig, MD, Visalia, CA
  • Heidi Hagerott, DO, Wilmington, DE
  • Hassan Hamandi, MD, Baltimore, MD
  • Clifton Huang, MD, Madera, CA
  • Chris Liacouras, MD, Philadelphia, PA - Council Liaison
  • Richard Lirio, MD, Hopkinton, MA
  • Brian Maksimak, DO Cleveland, OH
  • Michael Manfredi, MD, Boston, MA
  • Randolph McConnie, MD, Chicago, IL
  • Ali Mencin, MD, New York, NY
  • Sabina Ahmed Mir, MD, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Inna Novak, MD, Bronx, NY
  • C Allan Pratt, MD, Geneva, IL
  • Yolanda Rivas, MD, Bronx, NY
  • Albert Ross, MD, Providence RI
  • Kalpesh Thakkar, MD, Sugarland, TX
  • David Troendle, MD, Dallas, TX
  • George Zacur, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Russell Zwiener, MD, New Orleans, LA