Samir Gupta MD, MSCS, AGAFProfessor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego; Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, Veteran Affairs, San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California; University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, California
Dr. Gupta is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Diego, and Chief, Section of Gastroenterology at the Department of Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. His research focuses on the screening and prevention of colorectal cancer. This work has included multiple randomized trials of strategies to boost colorectal cancer screening participation in underserved communities, as well as large scale epidemiologic studies of strategies to prevent cancer after baseline colonoscopy with polypectomy, funded by the National Cancer Institute and others. He serves as chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s annually issued Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal guidelines, and as a member of the US Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.