Vanessa M. Shami

Vanessa M. Shami, MD

Division:
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.3090
Primary Location:
Digestive Health Center

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.243.3090
Fax:
434.244.7536
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, 2000; Gastroenterology, 2003
Clinical Practice:
Barrett's Esophagus, Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Upper GI Endoscopy, Chronic Pancreatitis, Endoscopy
Appointment:

Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound

About
Title:
Professor
Biography

Vanessa M. Shami, MD is professor of medicine and director of endoscopic ultrasound in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at University of Virginia Medical Center. She completed her internal medicine residency as well as her gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Virginia. Subsequently, she completed an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Shami has received numerous teaching awards including the University of Virginia Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award, and is an elected member of the University of Virginia Academy of Distinguished Educators. She maintains a busy clinical practice, which embraces her interests in Barrett’s ablation, upper and lower endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), GI oncology and pancreaticobiliary medicine. Her clinical research has led to numerous papers and she co-edited a text book on endoscopic ultrasound. Dr Shami currently serves as an American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Governing Board Councilor and is on the VideoGIE Editorial Review.

Education
Primary:
University of virginia, 1996
Residency:
Internal Medicine, University of Virginia
Fellowships:
Interventional Gastroenterology, University of Chicago; Gastroenterology, University of Virginia
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