James J Farrell MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Director, Yale Center for Pancreatic Diseases
ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES:Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) including fine needle aspiration, fine needle core biopsy, fine needle tatooing and EUS-guided celiac plexus block and neurolysis. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) including stone removal and stent placement, and cholangioscopy/pancreatoscopy. Therapeutic and Interventional endoscopy including esophageal, duodenal colon and biliary stent placement; Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), Complex Colonoscopy and polypectomy; Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia Endoscopic ampullectomy and pancreatic pseudocyst drainage Endoscopic diagnosis, staging and therapy of gastrointestinal malignancy including esophageal, stomach, pancreatic, ampullary, and rectal cancer Gastrointestinal bleeding including treatment of GAVE (Watermelon Stomach) DISEASES:Pancreatic Diseases including pancreatic cysts ( including pancreatic cystic neoplasms and pseudocysts), pancreatic cancer, pancreatic endocrine neoplasms, and pancreatitis (acute, chronic, autoimmune, hereditary) Biliary Tract Disease including bile duct stones, biliary stricture, and malignant biliary obstruction. Intestinal submucosal lesions including leiomyoma and GIST; Esophageal, stomach, pancreatic, bile duct, colon, and rectal cancer. High Risk Family Cancer Screening: Hereditary Gastric Cancer, Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer, Hereditary Colon Cancer. Barrett's Esophagus including dysplasia and early mucosal cancer.
- Gastroenterology, Board Certified