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Dayna S. Early, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Endoscopy
Director, Advanced Interventional Fellowship Program

Specialty Areas

Gastroenterology
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Interventional Endoscopy
Weight Management
Colonoscopy

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Colorectal Cancer Screening Endoscopic Ultrasound GI Oncology Barrett's esophagous

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Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-3685
Fax: 314-454-8007

Education

Education

Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 1995
Residency: Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 1993
Medical Degree: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1990
B.A.: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Dysplasia severity is associated with poor quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus referred for endoscopic eradication therapy.
Han S, Yadlapati R, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Early DS, Kushnir V, Hollander T, Brauer BC, Hammad H, Edmundowicz SA, Wood M, Shaheen NJ, Muthusamy RV, Komanduri S, Wani S
Dis Esophagus. 2018 Aug 28; doi: 10.1093/dote/doy086.

PMID:
    30169612
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Health-Related quality of life and long-term outcomes after endoscopic therapy for walled-off pancreatic necrosis.
Smith ZL, Gregory MH, Elsner J, Alajlan BA, Kodali D, Hollander T, Sayuk GS, Lang GD, Das KK, Mullady DK, Early DS, Kushnir VM
Dig Endosc. 2018 Aug 27; doi: 10.1111/den.13264.

PMID:
    30152143
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Colorectal Cancer Screening, Version 1.2018.
Provenzale D, Gupta S, Ahnen DJ, Markowitz AJ, Chung DC, Mayer RJ, Regenbogen SE, Blanco AM, Bray T, Cooper G, Early DS, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Grady W, Hall MJ, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Hampel H, Klapman JB, Larson DW, Lazenby AJ, Llor X, Lynch PM, Mikkelson J, Ness RM, Slavin TP Jr, Sugandha S, Weiss JM, Dwyer MA, Ogba N
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Aug; 16(8)939-949. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.0067.

PMID:
    30099370
    [PubMed - in process]
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The importance of early recognition in management of ERCP-related perforations.
Bill JG, Smith Z, Brancheck J, Elsner J, Hobbs P, Lang GD, Early DS, Das K, Hollander T, Doyle MBM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Hammill C, Chapman WC, Edmundowicz S, Mullady DK, Kushnir VM
Surg Endosc. 2018 May 16; doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6235-8.

PMID:
    29770887
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The effects of graded caloric restriction: XII. Comparison of mouse to human impact on cellular senescence in the colon.
Fontana L, Mitchell SE, Wang B, Tosti V, van Vliet T, Veronese N, Bertozzi B, Early DS, Maissan P, Speakman JR, Demaria M
Aging Cell. 2018 Jun; 17(3)e12746. doi: 10.1111/acel.12746.

PMID:
    29575469
    [PubMed - in process]
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Utility of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Evaluating Local Recurrence After Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer.
Lang GD, Mullady DK, Early DS, Hollander T, Edmundowicz SA, Murad FM, Strasberg SM, Fields RC, Hawkins WG, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Wang-Gillam A, Kushnir VM
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Mar 2; pii: S1542-3565(18)30219-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.02.031.

PMID:
    29505906
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Real-World Safety and Efficacy of Fluid-Filled Dual Intragastric Balloon for Weight Loss.
Agnihotri A, Xie A, Bartalos C, Kushnir V, Islam S, Islam E, Lamet M, Lamet A, Farboudmanesch R, Overholt BF, Altawil J, Early DS, Bennett M, Lowe A, Mullady DK, Adeyeri CS, El Zein M, Mishra P, Fayad L, Dunlap M, Oberbach A, Cheskin LJ, Kalloo AN, Khashab MA, Kumbhari V
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Jul; 16(7)1081-1088.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.02.026.

PMID:
    29481969
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Acute graft-versus-host disease following lung transplantation in a patient with a novel <i>TERT</i> mutation.
Brestoff JR, Vessoni AT, Brenner KA, Uy GL, DiPersio JF, Blinder M, Witt CA, Byers DE, Hachem RR, Truclock EP, Early DS, Anadkat MJ, Musiek A, Javidan-Nejad C, Balfe DM, Rosman IS, Liu C, Zhang L, Despotis GJ, Ruzinova MB, Sehn JK, Amarillo I, Heusel JW, Swat W, Kim BS, Wartman LD, Yusen RD, Batista LFZ
Thorax. 2018 May; 73(5)489-492. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-211121.

PMID:
    29382801
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Guidelines for sedation and anesthesia in GI endoscopy.
ASGE Standards of Practice Committee., Early DS, Lightdale JR, Vargo JJ 2nd, Acosta RD, Chandrasekhara V, Chathadi KV, Evans JA, Fisher DA, Fonkalsrud L, Hwang JH, Khashab MA, Muthusamy VR, Pasha SF, Saltzman JR, Shergill AK, Cash BD, DeWitt JM
Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Feb; 87(2)327-337. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2017.07.018.

PMID:
    29306520
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal, Version 3.2017.
Gupta S, Provenzale D, Regenbogen SE, Hampel H, Slavin TP Jr, Hall MJ, Llor X, Chung DC, Ahnen DJ, Bray T, Cooper G, Early DS, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Grady W, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Klapman JB, Larson DW, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Markowitz AJ, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Samadder NJ, Shike M, Sugandha S, Weiss JM, Dwyer MA, Ogba N
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Dec; 15(12)1465-1475. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0176.

PMID:
    29223984
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EUS-guided drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections with lumen-apposing metal stents and plastic double-pigtail stents: comparison of efficacy and adverse event rates.
Lang GD, Fritz C, Bhat T, Das KK, Murad FM, Early DS, Edmundowicz SA, Kushnir VM, Mullady DK
Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Jan; 87(1)150-157. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2017.06.029.

PMID:
    28713067
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A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Learning Curves and Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Among Advanced Endoscopy Trainees: The Rapid Assessment of Trainee Endoscopy Skills Study.
Wani S, Keswani R, Hall M, Han S, Ali MA, Brauer B, Carlin L, Chak A, Collins D, Cote GA, Diehl DL, DiMaio CJ, Dries A, El-Hajj I, Ellert S, Fairley K, Faulx A, Fujii-Lau L, Gaddam S, Gan SI, Gaspar JP, Gautamy C, Gordon S, Harris C, Hyder S, Jones R, Kim S, Komanduri S, Law R, Lee L, Mounzer R, Mullady D, Muthusamy VR, Olyaee M, Pfau P, Saligram S, Piraka C, Rastogi A, Rosenkranz L, Rzouq F, Saxena A, Shah RJ, Simon VC, Small A, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Walker A, Wang AY, Watson RR, Wilson RH, Yachimski P, Yang D, Edmundowicz S, Early DS
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Nov; 15(11)1758-1767.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.06.012.

PMID:
    28625816
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Recurrence of intestinal metaplasia and early neoplasia after endoscopic eradication therapy for Barrett's esophagus: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Fujii-Lau LL, Cinnor B, Shaheen N, Gaddam S, Komanduri S, Muthusamy VR, Das A, Wilson R, Simon VC, Kushnir V, Mullady D, Edmundowicz SA, Early DS, Wani S
Endosc Int Open. 2017 Jun; 5(6)E430-E449. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-106578.

PMID:
    28573176
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A clinically feasible multiplex proteomic immunoassay as a novel functional diagnostic for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Lim KH, Langley E, Gao F, Luo J, Li L, Meyer G, Kim P, Singh S, Kushnir VM, Early DS, Mullady DK, Edmundowicz SA, Wani S, Murad FM, Cao D, Azar RR, Wang-Gillam A
Oncotarget. 2017 Apr 11; 8(15)24250-24261. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.15653.

PMID:
    28445954
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Evaluation of the 2015 AGA guidelines on pancreatic cystic neoplasms in a large surgically confirmed multicenter cohort.
Ge PS, Muthusamy VR, Gaddam S, Jaiyeola DM, Kim S, Sedarat A, Donahue TR, Hosford L, Wilson RH, Grande DP, Keswani RN, Kushnir VM, Mullady D, Edmundowicz SA, Early DS, Komanduri S, Wani S, Watson RR
Endosc Int Open. 2017 Mar; 5(3)E201-E208. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-122010.

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    28317015
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Increasing Number of Passes Beyond 4 Does Not Increase Sensitivity of Detection of Pancreatic Malignancy by Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration.
Mohamadnejad M, Mullady D, Early DS, Collins B, Marshall C, Sams S, Yen R, Rizeq M, Romanas M, Nawaz S, Ulusarac O, Hollander T, Wilson RH, Simon VC, Kushnir V, Amateau SK, Brauer BC, Gaddam S, Azar RR, Komanduri S, Shah R, Das A, Edmundowicz S, Muthusamy VR, Rastogi A, Wani S
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul; 15(7)1071-1078.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.12.018.

PMID:
    28025154
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A comparison between endoscopic ultrasound-guided rendezvous and percutaneous biliary drainage after failed ERCP for malignant distal biliary obstruction.
Bill JG, Darcy M, Fujii-Lau LL, Mullady DK, Gaddam S, Murad FM, Early DS, Edmundowicz SA, Kushnir VM
Endosc Int Open. 2016 Sep; 4(9)E980-5. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-112584.

PMID:
    27652305
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Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal Version 1.2016, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Provenzale D, Gupta S, Ahnen DJ, Bray T, Cannon JA, Cooper G, David DS, Early DS, Erwin D, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Grady W, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Hampel H, Ismail MK, Klapman JB, Larson DW, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Regenbogen SE, Samadder NJ, Shike M, Steinbach G, Weinberg D, Dwyer M, Darlow S
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Aug; 14(8)1010-30.

PMID:
    27496117
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Impact and outcomes of research sponsored by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
ASGE Research Committee., Madhoun MF, Cote GA, Ahlawat SK, Ahmad NA, Buscaglia JM, Calderwood AH, Crockett S, Early DS, Gleeson FC, Gurudu SR, Imperiale TF, Liu JJ, Mosler P, Pannala R, Pfau PR, Romagnuolo J, Samadder J, Sethi A, Shergill AK, Shin EJ, Willingham F, Dominitz JA
Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Sep; 84(3)385-391.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2016.04.013.

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    27349928
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Evaluation of patients with abnormalities on intraoperative cholangiogram: time to abandon endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography as the initial follow-up study.
Bill JG, Kushnir VM, Mullady DK, Murad FM, Azar RR, Easler JJ, Early DS, Edmundowicz SA
Frontline Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr; 7(2)105-109. doi: 10.1136/flgastro-2015-100597.

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    28839843
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In the News

Dayna Early, MD