- ABMS Certification:
- Internal Medicine, 2000; Gastroenterology, 2003
- Clinical Practice:
- Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, PEG Procedure, Upper GI Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Endoscopy
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound
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.
- University of virginia, 1996
- Internal Medicine, University of Virginia
- Interventional Gastroenterology, University of Chicago; Gastroenterology, University of Virginia