- ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Gastroenterology
- Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD, completed her internal medicine training at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York, and her gastroenterology fellowship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. After spending several years in Houston at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, she returned to Mount Sinai's Division of Gastroenterology as Chief of Endoscopy in October 2008. She has moved on from Mount Sinai and is now the Director of Baylor Global Initiatives and the Baylor Global Innovation Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr. Anandasabapathy's clinical interests are in gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, and gastrointestinal cancers. She is also interested in endoscopic imaging, including endoscopic ultrasound and confocal microendoscopy. Her research interests focus on the early diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer, including endoscopic mucosal resection and ablative technologies. She has several active research protocols looking at the early detection of gastrointestinal cancers. Dr. Anandasabapathy graduated from Yale University and is a former literature major.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr.Anandasabapathy is not currently required to report Industry relationships.
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