Hazem Hammad MDAssistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; Associate Director and Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Aurora, Colorado
Dr. Hammad is an Assistant Professor in Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, section of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Colorado and Rocky Mountain VA Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Jordan Medical School, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. He then completed his Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, after which he was on faculty (Assistant professor of Clinical Medicine) for 4 years before pursuing Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy training at University of Colorado in Denver. He also pursued further training in enhanced imaging and endoscopic resection (including third space endoscopy and endoscopic submucosal dissection) in the United States and Japan.
Dr. Hammad’s clinical and research interests include endoscopic resection techniques, enhanced endoscopic imaging, early detection of GI neoplasia, esophageal disorders and pancreatico-biliary diseases. Dr. Hammad has authored numerous scientific papers, reviews and book chapters.
DisclosuresDr. Hammad is a consultant for Olympus America and Intuitive.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Thermal Ablation of the Mucosal Defect Margin After Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
- Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection of Polyps Involving the Appendiceal Orifice
- Prediction of Technically Difficult Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Large Superficial Colorectal Tumors
- Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection for Early Colorectal Cancer
- Real-World Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection vs Esophagectomy for T1 Esophageal SCC
- Prophylactic Antibiotics Effective in the Prevention of Electrocoagulation Syndrome After Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection