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

  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Therapeutics
  • Animals
  • Stomach
  • Myotomy
  • Polyps
  • Safety
  • Endoscopy
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Esophageal Achalasia

Recent Publications


Pohl, H, Grimm, IS, Moyer, MT, Hasan, MK, Pleskow, D, Elmunzer, BJ, Khashab, MA, Sanaei, O, Al-Kawas, FH, Gordon, SR, Mathew, A, Levenick, J, Aslanian, HR, Antaki, F, von Renteln, D, Crockett, SD, Rastogi, A, Gill, JA, Law, RJ, Elias, PA, Pellise, M, Mackenzie, TA & Rex, DK 2020, 'Effects of Blended (Yellow) vs Forced Coagulation (Blue) Currents on Adverse Events, Complete Resection, or Polyp Recurrence After Polypectomy in a Large Randomized Trial', Gastroenterology, vol. 159, no. 1, pp. 119-128.e2.
Walsh, LT, Groff, A, Mathew, A & Moyer, MT 2020, 'Endoscopic management of large peripancreatic fluid collections in two pediatric patients by endoscopic ultrasound-guided transmural drainage', Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 105-109.


Pohl, H, Grimm, IS, Moyer, MT, Hasan, MK, Pleskow, D, Elmunzer, BJ, Khashab, MA, Sanaei, O, Al-Kawas, FH, Gordon, SR, Mathew, A, Levenick, JM, Aslanian, HR, Antaki, F, von Renteln, D, Crockett, SD, Rastogi, A, Gill, JA, Law, RJ, Elias, PA, Pellise, M, Wallace, MB, Mackenzie, TA & Rex, DK 2019, 'Clip Closure Prevents Bleeding After Endoscopic Resection of Large Colon Polyps in a Randomized Trial', Gastroenterology, vol. 157, no. 4, pp. 977-984.e3.
Choné, A, Familiari, P, von Rahden, B, Desai, P, Inoue, H, Shimamura, Y, Eleftheriadis, N, Yamashita, K, Khashab, MA, Shiwaku, H, Seewald, S, Draganov, PV, Alvarez, LBM, Chaussade, S, Tantau, M, Abraham, M, Marks, J, Arevalo, G, Albéniz, E, Mion, F, Roman, S, Rivory, J, Dubois, R, Lachaux, A, Benech, N, Subtil, F, Ponchon, T, Barret, M & Pioche, M 2019, 'Multicenter Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Children', Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 523-527.
Moyer, MT, 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, MM, 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, MT, 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.
Suchniak-Mussari, K, Dye, C, Moyer, M, Mathew, A, McGarrity, T, Gagliardi, E, Maranki, J & Levenick, J 2017, 'Efficacy and safety of liquid nitrogen cryotherapy for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus', World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, pp. 480-485.
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, MT, 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, MT, Sharzehi, S, Mathew, A, Levenick, JM, Headlee, BD, Blandford, JT, Heisey, HD, Birkholz, JH, Ancrile, BB, Maranki, JL, Gusani, NJ, McGarrity, TJ & Dye, CE 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, JM, Mathew, A, Moyer, MT, Dye, CE & McGarrity, TJ 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, CP 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, RS & Pauli, EM 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.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)