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Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Chandra Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP

Current Position
Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Fellowship Training Program

Specialty Areas
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Center
4921 Parkview Place, C, 8
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-5107
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Medical Building Two
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
10 Barnes West Drive, Suite 200
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   314-747-1277
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8124
St. Louis, MO  63110

Academic Office
6th Floor, Kingshighway Building
216 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   (314) 454-5107

Areas of Clinical Interest
General gastroenterology, gastroesophageal reflux disease, luminal gut related disorders, acute gastrointestinal bleeding, occult and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, esophageal motility disorders, irritable bowel syndrome

Board Certification
Gastroenterology -- Certified
Internal Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
M.B.B.S.: University of Calicut, South India, 1985
Medical Degree: Internal Medicine, University of Calicut, South India, 1990
M.R.C.P.: Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, 1994
Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1999
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis VA Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, 1996
Gold Medal in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Calicut Medical College, 1985

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Shaker A, Stoikes N, Drapekin J, Kushnir V, Brunt LM, Gyawali CP. Multiple rapid swallow responses during esophageal high-resolution manometry reflect esophageal body peristaltic reserve. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Nov;108(11):1706-12.

Kushnir VM, Cassell B, Gyawali CP, Newberry RD, Kibe P, Nix BD, Sabzpoushan A, Kanuri ND, Sayuk GS. Genetic variation in the beta-2 adrenergic receptor (ADRB2) predicts functional gastrointestinal diagnoses and poorer health-related quality of life. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Aug;38(3):313-23.

Seccombe J, Mirza F, Hachem R, Gyawali CP. Esophageal motor disease and reflux patterns in patients with advanced pulmonary disease undergoing lung transplant evaluation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Aug;25(8):657-63.

Patel A, Sayuk GS, Kushnir VM, Gyawali CP. Sensory neuromodulators in functional nausea and vomiting: predictors of response. Postgrad Med J. 2013 Mar;89(1049):131-6.

Gyawali CP, Bredenoord AJ, Conklin JL, Fox M, Pandolfino JE, Peters JH, Roman S, Staiano A, Vaezi MF. Evaluation of esophageal motor function in clinical practice.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2013 Feb;25(2):99-133.

Kushnir V, Sayuk GS, Gyawali CP. Multiple rapid swallow responses segregate achalasia subtypes on high-resolution manometry. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Dec;24(12):1069-e561.

Stoikes N, Drapekin J, Kushnir V, Shaker A, Brunt LM, Gyawali CP. The value of multiple rapid swallows during preoperative esophageal manometry before laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Surg Endosc. 2012 Dec;26(12):3401-7.

Porter RF, Kumar N, Drapekin JE, Gyawali CP. Fragmented esophageal smooth muscle contraction segments on high resolution manometry: a marker of esophageal hypomotility. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Aug;24(8):763-8, e353.

Soudagar AS, Sayuk GS, Gyawali CP. Learners favour high resolution oesophageal manometry with better diagnostic accuracy over conventional line tracings. Gut. 2012 Jun;61(6):798-803.

Kumar N, Porter RF, Chanin JM, Gyawali CP. Analysis of intersegmental trough and proximal latency of smooth muscle contraction using high-resolution esophageal manometry. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 May-Jun;46(5):375-81.

Kushnir VM, Sharma S, Ewald GA, Seccombe J, Novak E, Wang IW, Joseph SM, Gyawali CP. Evaluation of GI bleeding after implantation of left ventricular assist device. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 May;75(5):973-9.

Kushnir VM, Sathyamurthy A, Drapekin J, Gaddam S, Sayuk GS, Gyawali CP. Assessment of concordance of symptom reflux association tests in ambulatory pH monitoring. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar 20.

Gyawali CP. High resolution manometry: the Ray Clouse legacy. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Mar;24 Suppl 1:2-4.

Sayuk GS, Hirano I, Fitzgerald JT, Stansfield RB, Armbruster BA, Jones TN, Akinyi J, Willis CE; AGA Institute's GTE Subcommittee. AGA Gastroenterology Training Exam (GTE): a progress report. Gastroenterology. 2012 Feb;142(2):201-4.e1-2.

Brown SR, Gyawali CP, Melman L, Jenkins ED, Bader J, Frisella MM, Brunt LM, Eagon JC, Matthews BD. Clinical outcomes of atypical extra-esophageal reflux symptoms following laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Surg Endosc. 2011 Dec;25(12):3852-8.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Gyawali Prakash.

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