Vladimir M. Kushnir MDAssistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Dr. Kushnir earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and medical degree with AOA distinction from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Following medical school he completed his internship, residency, and fellowship and advanced endoscopy training at Washington University in St Louis. He has remains on faculty at Washington University as Assistant Professor of Medicine, where his practice focuses on EUS, ERCP as well as the early diagnosis and treatment of luminal gastrointestinal malignancies. His research focuses on patient outcomes in therapeutic endoscopy, Barrett’s esophagus and colorectal cancer screening.
Dr. Kushnir has no financial conflicts on interest.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Increasing the Number of Endoscopy-Based Brushing Passes Improves the Detection of Malignant Biliary Strictures
- EUS-Guided FNB With or Without Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Diagnosis of Solid Pancreatic Lesions
- Second vs Single Forward View Examination of Right Colon for Adenoma Detection
- Efficacy of Single-Operator Cholangioscopy-Guided Lithotripsy Compared With Large-Balloon Sphincteroplasty for Difficult Bile Duct Stones
- Single-Operator Cholangioscopy-Guided Lithotripsy vs Large Balloon Sphincteroplasty in Management of Difficult Bile Duct Stones
- G-EYE Colonoscopy Adenoma Detection Rate Is Superior to Standard Colonoscopy
- Aggressive Hydration With Lactated Ringer's Solution Prevents Post-ERCP Pancreatitis
- Polypectomy for the Complete Endoscopic Resection of Small Colorectal Polyps
- Yield of Repeat Forward-View Examination of the Right Side of the Colon in Colonoscopy
- Carbon Dioxide Cryotherapy for Treatment of Neoplastic Barrett's Esophagus