Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Abraham Mathew, MD

Abraham Mathew, MD

Graham H. Jeffries Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Swine
  • Endosonography
  • Endoscopy
  • Stomach
  • Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Dilatation
  • Stents

Recent Publications


Moyer, M, Walsh, LT, Manzo, CE, Loloi, J, Burdette, A & Mathew, A 2019, 'Percutaneous debridement and washout of walled-off abdominal abscess and necrosis by the use of flexible endoscopy: an attractive clinical option when transluminal approaches are unsafe or not possible', VideoGIE, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 389-393.


Clark, CM, Shah-Becker, S, Mathew, A & Goyal, N 2018, 'Aerophagia and subcutaneous emphysema in a patient with Rett syndrome' Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 97, no. 3, pp. E22-E22.
Kulaylat, AS, Boltz, M, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McKenna, K & Messaris, E 2018, 'Management of Large Cecal Polyps: When Can the Ileocecal Valve Be Spared?' Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 1089-1095.
Moyer, M, Chintanaboina, J, Walsh, LT, Loloi, J, Maranki, J, Stern, B & Mathew, A 2019, 'Transluminal washout and debridement of extraluminal contamination as an adjunct to endoscopic defect repair' VideoGIE, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 91-94.


Greenleaf, EK, Winder, JS, Hollenbeak, CS, Haluck, R, Mathew, A & Pauli, E 2018, 'Cost-effectiveness of per oral endoscopic myotomy relative to laparoscopic Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasia', Surgical endoscopy, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 39-45.
Chintanaboina, J & Mathew, A 2017, 'Endoscopic removal of an eroded surgical pledget causing liver abscesses and hepaticoduodenal fistula' VideoGIE, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 203-204.
Moyer, M, Mathew, A, Chintanaboina, J, Williams, E, Puleo, F, Messaris, E & Tinsley, A 2017, 'Restoration of colonic patency of a completely obstructed Crohn's stricture using the combined antegrade-retrograde dilation procedure' VideoGIE, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 359-360.
Moyer, M, Sharzehi, S, Mathew, A, Levenick, J, Headlee, BD, Blandford, JT, Heisey, HD, Birkholz, J, Ancrile, BB, Maranki, J, Gusani, NJ, McGarrity, T & Dye, C 2017, 'The Safety and Efficacy of an Alcohol-Free Pancreatic Cyst Ablation Protocol', Gastroenterology, vol. 153, no. 5, pp. 1295-1303.


Desai, M, Reiprich, A, Khov, N, Yang, Z, Mathew, A & Levenick, J 2016, 'Crystal-Associated Colitis with Ulceration Leading to Hematochezia and Abdominal Pain', Case Reports in Gastroenterology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 332-337.
Lim, SH, Levenick, J, Mathew, A, Moyer, M, Dye, C & McGarrity, T 2016, 'Endoscopic Management of Large (≥2 cm) Non-pedunculated Colorectal Polyps: Impact of Polyp Morphology on Outcomes', Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 3572-3583.
Virojanapa, AJ, Jhaveri, P, Dye, C, Mathew, A & Alexander, C 2016, 'Endoscopic therapy for complete pancreatic ductal obstruction in a child with hereditary pancreatitis' Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. e2-e4.
Docimo, S, Mathew, A, Shope, AJ, Winder, JS, Haluck, R & Pauli, E 2017, 'Reduced postoperative pain scores and narcotic use favor per-oral endoscopic myotomy over laparoscopic Heller myotomy', Surgical Endoscopy, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 795-800.


Chintanaboina, J, Yang, Z & Mathew, A 2015, 'Autoimmune Pancreatitis: A Diagnostic Challenge for the Clinician' Southern Medical Journal, vol. 108, no. 9, pp. 579-589.
Sharma, A & Mathew, A 2015, 'Common bile duct stones: If you can't sweep them, vacuum them!' Endoscopy, vol. 47, pp. E175.
Moyer, M, Gaffney, RR, Gusani, NJ, Waybill, P, Schreibman, I & Mathew, A 2015, 'Percutaneous endoscopic debridement and washout of a bilateral, loculated, hepatic abscess: A minimally invasive approach to a high-risk surgical situation' Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 81, no. 6, pp. 1481-1482.

Clinical Trials Search

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