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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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photo Savreet Sarkaria, MD



Phone: 412-623-3105

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
Administrative Assistant:
Clinical-Procedure Scheduling
Address: GI Division @ UPMC Shadyside
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-3115
Fax: 412-623-3106
Education and Training
BS, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 1995
MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1997
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.
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