Nirav Thosani

Professional Education

Medical Education: N H L Municipal Medicine College Gujarat University (2004) India

Fellowship: University of Texas at Houston (2013) TX

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)

Residency: University of Texas at Houston (2010) TX

Internship: University of Texas at Houston (2008) TX

Honors & Awards

Colorectal Cancer Prevention Award, American College of Gastroenterology (October 2013)

Sterling Fellow Award, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (June 2013)

Photodynamic therapy vs radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's dysplasia: Efficacy, safety and cost-comparison
Ertan, A., Zaheer, I., Correa, A. M., Thosani, N., & Blackmon, S. H. (2013). Photodynamic therapy vs radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's dysplasia: Efficacy, safety and cost-comparison. WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 19(41), 7106-7113.

Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality
Thosani, N., Guha, S., & Singh, H. (2013). Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality. GASTROENTEROLOGY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 42(3), 619-?.

Pancreatic Cancer Screening: What We Do and Do Not Know
Bhutani, M. S., Thosani, N., Suzuki, R., & Guha, S. (2013). Pancreatic Cancer Screening: What We Do and Do Not Know. CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 11(6), 731-733.

Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer With Use of Oral Bisphosphonates: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Thosani, N., Thosani, S. N., Kumar, S., Nugent, Z., Jimenez, C., & Guha, S. (2013). Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer With Use of Oral Bisphosphonates: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 31(5), 623-630.

Diagnostic accuracy of EUS in differentiating mucosal versus submucosal invasion of superficial esophageal cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Thosani, N., Singh, H., Kapadia, A., Ochi, N., Lee, J. H., & Bhutani, M. S. (2012). Diagnostic accuracy of EUS in differentiating mucosal versus submucosal invasion of superficial esophageal cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, 75(2), 242-253.

Role of EUS-FNA-Based Cytology in the Diagnosis of Mucinous Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Thosani, N., Thosani, S., Qiao, W., Fleming, J. B., Bhutani, M. S., & Guha, S. (2010). Role of EUS-FNA-Based Cytology in the Diagnosis of Mucinous Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 55(10), 2756-2766.

Gastritis cystica profunda: Endoscopic ultrasound findings and review of the literature
Machicado, J., Shroff, J., Quesada, A., Jelinek, K., Spinn, M. P., & Thosani, N. (2014). Gastritis cystica profunda: Endoscopic ultrasound findings and review of the literature. ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND, 3(2), 131-134.

Deep sedation or general anesthesia for ERCP?
Thosani, N., & Banerjee, S. (2013). Deep sedation or general anesthesia for ERCP?. Digestive diseases and sciences, 58(11), 3061-3063.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for suspected choledocholithiasis: Testing the current guidelines
Rubin, M. I. N., Thosani, N. C., Tanikella, R., Wolf, D. S., Fallon, M. B., & Lukens, F. J. (2013). Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for suspected choledocholithiasis: Testing the current guidelines. DIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE, 45(9), 744-749.

A heart of stone.
Thosani, N., Younes, M., & Pan, J.-J. (2013). A heart of stone. Gastroenterology, 145(1), e6-7.

Noninvasive biomarkers for the diagnosis of steatohepatitis and advanced fibrosis in NAFLD.
Pearce, S. G., Thosani, N. C., & Pan, J.-J. (2013). Noninvasive biomarkers for the diagnosis of steatohepatitis and advanced fibrosis in NAFLD. Biomarker research, 1(1), 7-?.

Oral Bisphosphonates and Colorectal Cancer: Cumulative Dose and Duration of Use Are Important Predictors of Effect.
Thosani, N., Guha, S., & Singh, H. (2013). Oral Bisphosphonates and Colorectal Cancer: Cumulative Dose and Duration of Use Are Important Predictors of Effect. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Clinical Impact of EUS-FNA of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes in Patients with Known or Suspected Lung Cancer or Mediastinal Lymph Nodes of Unknown Etiology
Srinivasan, R., Bhutani, M. S., Thosani, N., Saftoiu, A., Rice, D. C., & Zwischenberger, J. B. (2012). Clinical Impact of EUS-FNA of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes in Patients with Known or Suspected Lung Cancer or Mediastinal Lymph Nodes of Unknown Etiology. JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASES, 21(2), 145-152.

Current use of hepatitis B immune globulin for prevention of de novo hepatitis B in recipients receiving anti-HBc-positive livers
Pan, J.-J., Thosani, N., Machicao, V. I., & Fallon, M. B. (2011). Current use of hepatitis B immune globulin for prevention of de novo hepatitis B in recipients receiving anti-HBc-positive livers. HEPATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, 5(2), 635-643.

Molecular Pathogenesis of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas
Thosani, N., Dasari, C. S., Bhutani, M. S., Raimondo, M., & Guha, S. (2010). Molecular Pathogenesis of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas. PANCREAS, 39(8), 1129-1133.