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Avegail Gascon Flores, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

Hepatology/Liver Disease
Gastroenterology
Liver Transplantation
Liver Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

General gastroenterology, endoscopy, colonoscopy, liver diseases, liver transplant

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-747-2066

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 200
Office Phone: 314-747-2066

Education

Education

Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology : Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2015
Fellowship, Gastroenterology: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 2014
Residency, Internal Medicine : Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 2010
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The donor risk index: A decade of experience.
Flores A, Asrani SK
Liver Transpl. 2017 Sep; 23(9)1216-1225. doi: 10.1002/lt.24799.

PMID:
    28590542
    [PubMed - in process]
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Editorial: Magnetic Resonance Elastography and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Time for an Upgrade?
Flores A, Asrani SK
Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jul; 111(7)995-6. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2016.220.

PMID:
    27356823
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Severe Cholestasis and Bile Acid Nephropathy From Anabolic Steroids Successfully Treated With Plasmapheresis.
Flores A, Nustas R, Nguyen HL, Rahimi RS
ACG Case Rep J. 2016 Jan; 3(2)133-5. doi: 10.14309/crj.2016.24.

PMID:
    26958570
    [PubMed]
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a potential consequence of tumor necrosis factor-inhibitor therapy.
Feagins LA, Flores A, Arriens C, Park C, Crook T, Reimold A, Brown G
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Oct; 27(10)1154-60. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000421.

PMID:
    26148245
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Elastography in Overweight and Obese Patients With Chronic Liver Disease.
Flores A, Asrani SK
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Aug; 13(8)1510-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2015.04.018.

PMID:
    25912837
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obesity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Marker of Less Severe Disease.
Flores A, Burstein E, Cipher DJ, Feagins LA
Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Aug; 60(8)2436-45. doi: 10.1007/s10620-015-3629-5.

PMID:
    25799938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emerging trends in hepatocellular carcinoma: focus on diagnosis and therapeutics.
Flores A, Marrero JA
Clin Med Insights Oncol. 2014; 871-6. doi: 10.4137/CMO.S9926.

PMID:
    24899827
    [PubMed]
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Primary biliary cirrhosis in 2014.
Flores A, Mayo MJ
Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2014 May; 30(3)245-52. doi: 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000058.

PMID:
    24671010
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Disruption of the PACAP gene promotes medulloblastoma in ptc1 mutant mice.
Lelievre V, Seksenyan A, Nobuta H, Yong WH, Chhith S, Niewiadomski P, Cohen JR, Dong H, Flores A, Liau LM, Kornblum HI, Scott MP, Waschek JA
Dev Biol. 2008 Jan 1; 313(1)359-70.

PMID:
    18036580
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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