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Koushik K. Das, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

Gastroenterology
Interventional Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Pancreatic Cancer

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic disorders, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cysts, barrett’s esophagus, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS),  enteral stenting, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-3685

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

12634 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-362-3685

Education

Education

Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2016
Fellowship, Gastroenterology: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2015
Residency, Internal Medicine: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 2012
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY 2009
BA, Biological Sciences and Economics: Columbia University, New York, NY 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, from Training Through Independent Practice.
Wani S, Keswani RN, Han S, Aagaard E, Hall M, Simon V, Abidi WM, Banerjee S, Baron TH, Bartel M, Bowman E, Brauer BC, Buscaglia JM, Carlin L, Chak A, Chatrath H, Choudhary A, Confer B, Coté GA, Das KK, DiMaio CJ, Dries AM, Edmundowicz SA, El Chafic AH, El Hajj I, Ellert S, Ferreira J, Gamboa A, Gan IS, Gangarosa L, Gannavarapu B, Gordon SR, Guda NM, Hammad HT, Harris C, Jalaj S, Jowell P, Kenshil S, Klapman J, Kochman ML, Komanduri S, Lang G, Lee LS, Loren DE, Lukens F, Mullady D, Muthusamy RV, Nett AS, Olyaee MS, Pakseresht K, Perera P, Pfau P, Piraka C, Poneros JM, Rastogi A, Razzak A, Riff B, Saligram S, Scheiman JM, Schuster I, Shah RJ, Sharma R, Spaete JP, Singh A, Sohail M, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Stevens T, Tabibian JH, Tzimas D, Uppal D, Urayama S, Vitterbo D, Wang AY, Wassef W, Yachimski P, Zepeda-Gomez S, Zuchelli T, Early D
Gastroenterology. 2018 Jul 26; pii: S0016-5085(18)34812-1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.07.024.

PMID:
    30056094
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Growth in Branch Duct IPMN Undergoing Surveillance: Unsafe at Any Speed?
Das KK, Mullady DK
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 May 30; pii: S1542-3565(18)30493-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.05.007.

PMID:
    29775796
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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ETV5 regulates ductal morphogenesis with Sox9 and is critical for regeneration from pancreatitis.
Das KK, Heeg S, Pitarresi JR, Reichert M, Bakir B, Takano S, Kopp JL, Wahl-Feuerstein A, Hicks P, Sander M, Rustgi AK
Dev Dyn. 2018 Jun; 247(6)854-866. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24626.

PMID:
    29532564
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-term outcomes for cryotherapy in Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia: just cracking the ice.
Das KK, Falk GW
Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Oct; 86(4)633-635. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2017.03.1540.

PMID:
    28917343
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pancreatic Cancer Screening.
Das KK, Early D
Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2017 Dec; 15(4)562-575. doi: 10.1007/s11938-017-0149-8.

PMID:
    28879469
    [PubMed]
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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
    [PubMed - in process]
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ETS-Transcription Factor ETV1 Regulates Stromal Expansion and Metastasis in Pancreatic Cancer.
Heeg S, Das KK, Reichert M, Bakir B, Takano S, Caspers J, Aiello NM, Wu K, Neesse A, Maitra A, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Hicks P, Rustgi AK
Gastroenterology. 2016 Sep; 151(3)540-553.e14. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.06.005.

PMID:
    27318148
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endoscopic overtube-guided deployment of a video capsule endoscope.
Das KK, Ginsberg GG
Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Sep; 84(3)534-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2016.03.1474.

PMID:
    27020894
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prrx1 isoform switching regulates pancreatic cancer invasion and metastatic colonization.
Takano S, Reichert M, Bakir B, Das KK, Nishida T, Miyazaki M, Heeg S, Collins MA, Marchand B, Hicks PD, Maitra A, Rustgi AK
Genes Dev. 2016 Jan 15; 30(2)233-47. doi: 10.1101/gad.263327.115.

PMID:
    26773005
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An unusual case of nausea and vomiting.
Das KK, Clayton EF, Kochman ML
Gastroenterology. 2015 Mar; 148(3)515-6. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.11.034.

PMID:
    25622789
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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mAb Das-1 is specific for high-risk and malignant intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN).
Das KK, Xiao H, Geng X, Fernandez-Del-Castillo C, Morales-Oyarvide V, Daglilar E, Forcione DG, Bounds BC, Brugge WR, Pitman MB, Mino-Kenudson M, Das KM
Gut. 2014 Oct; 63(10)1626-34. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2013-306219.

PMID:
    24277729
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment-associated acute myeloid leukemia in a patient with Crohn's disease on 6-mercaptopurine.
Das KK, Nishino HT, Chan AT
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2010 Sep; 16(9)1454-6. doi: 10.1002/ibd.21205.

PMID:
    20128002
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Polycystic liver disease treated with therapeutic excision.
Das KK, Samstein B, Guarrera JV, Kinkhabwala M, Ratner LE, Radhakrishnan J
Kidney Int. 2009 Oct; 76(7)803. doi: 10.1038/ki.2009.212.

PMID:
    19752867
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unremitting upper GI bleeding from a duodenal mass.
Das KK, Dhar V
Gastroenterology. 2009 Jul; 137(1)42, 396. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2008.12.067.

PMID:
    19486954
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mesalamine suppresses the expression of TC22, a novel tropomyosin isoform associated with colonic neoplasia.
Das KK, Bajpai M, Kong Y, Liu J, Geng X, Das KM
Mol Pharmacol. 2009 Jul; 76(1)183-91. doi: 10.1124/mol.109.056028.

PMID:
    19369484
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of eradication of Helicobacter pylori on the histology and cellular phenotype of gastric intestinal metaplasia.
Watari J, Das KK, Amenta PS, Tanabe H, Tanaka A, Geng X, Lin JJ, Kohgo Y, Das KM
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Apr; 6(4)409-17. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2007.12.044.

PMID:
    18321787
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preferential expression of cyclooxygenase-2 in colonic-phenotype of gastric intestinal metaplasia: association with helicobacter pylori and gastric carcinoma.
Sun JH, Das KK, Amenta PS, Yokota K, Watari J, Sato T, Kohgo Y, Das KM
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2006 Feb; 40(2)122-8.

PMID:
    16394872
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Molecular diagnostics and biomarker development in cancerous and precancerous conditions of the pancreas.