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Shyam Varadarajulu MD

Shyam Varadarajulu MD

President, Digestive Health Institute, Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida

Dr. Varadarajulu earned his medical degree at Maras Medical College in India. He followed this with a residency in internal medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, New York. He then completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Connecticut, and a fellowship in advanced endoscopy at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston under the tutelage of Drs. Peter Cotton and Robert Hawes. His procedural interests include ERCP, EUS, Pancreatic Endotherapy and Luminal Interventions.

The principal investigator of more than 20 randomized trials related to interventional endoscopy, Dr. Varadarajulu also has lectured and held visiting professorships around the world. He has authored 65 chapters in reference textbooks, including the electronic reference UpToDate, and he is the editor of the textbook ENDOSONOGRAPHY.

In addition, he has written more than 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high-impact journals and is a reviewer for more than 30 professional journals. He is a former section editor for the American Gastroenterological Association journal, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology; and deputy editor-in-chief of Digestive Endoscopy.

Dr. Varadarajulu is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; an honorary member of the European Endoscopic Ultrasound Club and Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India; and an honorary fellow of the Japanese Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society.


Dr. Varadarajulu is a consultant for Olympus America, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and Fujifilm.