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  Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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photo Savreet Sarkaria, MD

Email: sarkarias@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3105

Contact
Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, UPMC Shadyside Gastro
UPMC Shadyside Hospital 5200 Centre Ave Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
 
Phone: 412-623-3105
Fax: 412-623-3106
E-mail: sarkarias@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Nancy Glessman
Address: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, UPMC Shadyside Gastro
UPMC Shadyside Hospital 5200 Centre Ave, Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Email: glessmann@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-623-3105
Fax: 412-623-3106
Education and Training
Education
BS, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 1995
MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1997
Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1998
Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Columbia University, NY, 2003
Advanced Fellowship in Gastroenterology: Interventional/ Therapeutic Endoscopy, Columbia University, NY, 2004
Research Interest
A Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Sarkaria's research focuses on screening, early detection, and endoscopic therapies for gastrointestinal cancers, including pancreas, bile ducts, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, and colon, as well as benign pancreaticobiliary diseases and pancreatic cysts.
Clinical Interest
Dr Sarkaria specializes in the screening and treatment of patients with GI cancers. Her clinical interests also include both benign and malignant conditions related to the pancreas and biliary system. She specializes in ERCP, EUS, upper endoscopy and colonoscopy.
Publications
Selected Publications:
Kahaleh, M., Turner, B.G., Bezak, K., Sharaiha, R.Z., Sarkaria, S., Lieberman, M., Jamal-Kabani, A., Millman, J.E., Sundararajan, S.V., Chan, C., Mehta, S., Widmer, J.L., Gaidhane, M., Giovannini, M. Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in the pancreatic duct provides direct visualization of ductal structures and aids in clinical management. Digestive Liver Diseases. 2015; 47(3): 202-4.
Notable Achievements
Member, American Gastroenterological Association
Member, American Society for GI Endoscopy