People

The wheel spinners

Former Lab Members

Vwaire Orhurhu

Vwaire Orhurhu, BA

Position in Lab: Medical Student Researcher (2013-2014)


Praneet Wander

Praneet Wander, MD

Medical Resident (Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital - New York, NY)

Position in Lab: Sponsored Research Fellow (Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar, Punjab, India) (2013-2014)


Ana Tuyama

Ana Tuyama, MD

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2012-2013)


Andrew P. Camacho

Andrew P. Camacho, MS

Medical Student (Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL)

Position in Lab: Visiting Scholar, Robotics Researcher (2011-2013)


Sarah Kadzielski

Sarah Kadzielski, MD

Pediatric GI Fellow (MGH)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical Rotating Fellow (BWH) (2011-2013)


Michael Larsen

Michael Larsen, MD

Attending Physician (Virginia Mason Medical Center - Seattle, WA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2011-2012)


Kevin Woods

Kevin Woods, MD, MPH

Attending Physician (Emory University Hospital - Atlanta, GA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2011-2012)


Charlotte Barker

Charlotte Barker, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA)

Position in Lab: Undergraduate Student Researcher (2010-2012)


Pichamol Jirapinyo

Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD

Medical Resident (Yale School of Medicine - New Haven, CT)

Position in Lab: Student Researcher (2010-2012)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 1 manuscript; 11 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Andrea Saunders

Andrea Saunders, BS

Umass Boston Accelerated Nursing Option (College of Nursing and Health Sciences - Boston, MA)

Position in Lab: Administrative Coordinator (2010-2012)


Inbar (Amber) Spofford

Inbar (Amber) Spofford, MD

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical Rotating Fellow (BWH) (2009-2012)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 2 textbook chapters and 3 manuscripts; 11 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Ali Shams

Ali Shams, BS

Faculty of Medicine (American University of Beirut - Beirut, Lebanon)

Position in Lab: Research Trainee (2011)


Balazs Lengyel

Balazs Lengyel, MD

Position in Lab: Rotating Research Fellow (2010-2011)

Authorship: Co-author on 2 manuscripts; 4 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Rabindra Watson

Rabindra Watson, MD

Clinical Director of Interventional Endoscopy Services (David Geffen School of Medicine), Staff Physician (University of California Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2010-2011)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 1 manuscript; 2 videos and 2 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Barham Abu Dayyeh

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD

Advanced Endoscopy Attending (Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (NIH T32), Clinical Rotating Fellow (BWH) (2009-2011)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 2 book chapters and 3 manuscripts; 26 abstracts accepted/presented at major society programs


Michael Flicker

Michael Flicker, MD

Advanced Endoscopy Fellow (Northwestern University - Chicago, IL)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2009-2011)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 4 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Aman Ali

Aman Ali, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine (Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Springfield, IL)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2009-2010)


Dan Azagury

Dan Azagury, MD

Surgical Innovation Fellow (Stanford Biodesign Program - San Francisco, CA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2009-2010)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 2 textbook chapters and 3 manuscripts; 11 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings

Other: Recently accepted into the Surgical Innovation Fellowship in the Stanford Biodesign Program for 2011-12


Srinivas R. Puli

Srinivas R. Puli, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (University of Illinois, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center - Peoria, IL)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2009-2010)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 1 abstract accepted/presented at major society meetings.


Padraig Cantillon-Murphy

Padraig Cantillon-Murphy, PhD

Lecturer (University College of Cork - Cork, Ireland)

Position in Lab: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Engineer (2008-2010)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 2 manuscripts; 1 video and 4 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings

Other: Included on patent application and 1 patent disclosure for device development in lab


Keith Obstein

Keith Obstein, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical GI Fellow (BWH) (2008-2010)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 3 manuscripts and 1 review; 3 videos and 10 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings.


Ian Greenwalt

Ian Greenwalt, BA

Medical Student (Drexel University College of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA)

Position in Lab: Laboratory Technician (2007-2010)

Authorship: Co-author on 1 manuscript; 2 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Sohail Shaikh

Sohail Shaikh, MD

Advanced Endoscopist, Private Practice (New Jersey Advanced Gastroenterology - Woodland Park, NJ)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2007-2009)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 5 manuscripts and 1 review article; 4 videos and 16 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Brian Keegan

Brian Keegan, MD

Physician (Mercy Hospital - Cincinnati, OH)

Position in Lab: Research Assistant (2008)


Matthias Keller

Matthias Keller

Graduate Student (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Karlsruhe, Germany)

Position in Lab: Research Intern, Engineer (2008)


Christopher DiMaio

Christopher DiMaio, MD

Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy (Mt Sinai School of Medicine), Associate Physician, Division of Gastroenterology (New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York, NY)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2007-2008)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 2 manuscripts; 2 videos and 1 abstract accepted/presented at major society meetings


Gloria Fernandez-Esparrach

Gloria Fernandez-Esparrach, MD, PhD

Advanced Endoscopist (Hospital Clinic - Barcelona, Spain)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2007-2008)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 7 manuscripts; 1 video and 13 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings

Other: Received grant funding for Image Registration projects in Barcelona based on her research with Dr. Thompson


Daniel K. Mullady

Daniel K. Mullady, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Interventional Endoscopy Section (Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2007-2008)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 4 manuscripts; 4 videos and 2 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings

Other: Won 2008 ASGE Video Forum Award for best video submission by a fellow


Fernanda P. Martins

Fernanda P. Martins, MD

Attending Physician (Universidade Federal de São Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow (2007)

Authorship: Co-author on 1 manuscript; 1 abstract accepted/presented at major society meetings


Reina Pai Bender

Reina Pai Bender, MD

Private Practitioner (Westchester, PA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical GI Fellow (BWH) (2005-2007)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 7 manuscripts; first author on the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Top 10 List of most highly cited articles in 2006-2007; 2 videos and 9 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings

Other: Received 2009 World Organization of Digestive Endoscopy (OMED) Research Award in recognition of paper entitled: "Transcolonic endoscopic cholecystectomy: a NOTES™ survival study in a porcine model"


Derek Fong

Derek Fong, MD

Private Practitioner (Harbor City, CA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical GI Fellow (BWH) (2005-2007)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 7 manuscripts; first author on the Endoscopy Top 10 List of most highly cited articles in 2007-2008; 2 videos and 9 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Douglas Fishman

Douglas Fishman, MD

Attending Physician (Texas Children's Hospital - Houston, TX), Assistant Professor of Medicine (Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Pediatric GI Fellow (Children's Hospital Boston) (2005-2006)

Authorship: Co-author on 1 video and 2 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Benjamin Merrifield

Benjamin Merrifield, MD

Private Practitioner of GI (Olympia, WA)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical GI Fellow (BWH) (2004-2005)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 4 manuscripts; first author on the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Top 10 List of most highly cited articles in 2006-2007; 1 video and 7 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


Mihir Wagh

Mihir Wagh, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (University of Florida College of Medicine - Gainesville, FL)

Position in Lab: Research Fellow, Clinical GI Fellow (BWH) (2004-2005)

Authorship: First author or co-author on 3 manuscripts; first author on the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Top 10 List of most highly cited articles in 2006-2007; 1 review article in Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology and Hepatology; 1 video and 6 abstracts accepted/presented at major society meetings


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