• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

August 16, 2010

Todd Baron, M.D.
Suresh Chari, M.D.
Gregory Gores, M.D.
Sunanda Kane, M.D.
Paul Limburg, M.D.
Edward Loftus, M.D.
Jayant Talwalkar, M.D., M.P.H.

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Todd Baron, M.D., a specialist in therapeutic endoscopy

  • Specializes in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), management of severe acute pancreatitis, and endoscopic palliation of gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Frequent podcast interview participant for the Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Author of more than 170 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print and broadcast media, including “Good Morning America,” “Nightline” and “MedPage Today.”

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Suresh Chari, M.D., an expert in pancreatic cancer and its relationship with diabetes

  • Councilor, International Association of Pancreatology, 2008?2012
  • President, American Pancreatic Association, 2009
  • Councilor, American Pancreatic Association, 2007
  • Author of more than 70 scientific articles
  • Speaks English, Tamil and Hindi

Media Experience:

Interview experience with national print media, including ABC News and the Associated Press. Interviewed extensively after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis in early 2009.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Gregory Gores, M.D., an expert in liver cancer and transplant

  • Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Author of more than 290 scientific articles
  • President, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2006?2007
  • President, International Liver Cancer Association, 2009?2010

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national print media.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Sunanda Kane, M.D., an expert in inflammatory bowel diseases, specifically women’s issues in digestive diseases including pregnancy and infertility

  • Author, IBD Self-Management: The AGA Guide to Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chair, Patient Education Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, 2008?2011
  • Member, Board of Trustees, American College of Gastroenterology, 2007?2010

Media Experience:

Interview experience with national broadcast media.

Sample Interview:

Elsevier Global Medical News

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Paul Limburg, M.D., an expert in the prevention and treatment of colon cancer

  • Director, Preventive Services Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Author of over 80 research publications

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media including Chicago Tribune, ABC News, CBS News and other national media.

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Colon Cancer and Colonoscopy

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Edward Loftus, M.D., a specialist in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, two inflammatory bowel diseases

  • Editorial Board, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2009-present
  • Associate Editor, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 2006-present
  • Editorial Board, Gastroenterology, 2005-2010
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2003-2009
  • Physician of the Year Award, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter, 2008
  • Author of more than 125 scientific articles

Sample Interview:

Mayo Clinic: Ulcerative Colitis Treatment

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005)

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Jayant Talwalkar, M.D., M.P.H., an expert in noninvasive techniques to measure liver injury, magnetic resonance elastography, and cirrhosis

  • Chair, Practice Guidelines Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 2009?2011
  • Member, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Test and Policy Committee for Board Examination in Transplant Hepatology, 2003?2009
  • Member, Editorial Boards, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Liver Transplantation
  • Author of over 85 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Brian Kilen (507-284-5005) 

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