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Garth R. Swanson, MD, MS

Garth R. Swanson, MD, MS
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Specialty:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Gastroenterology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's disease
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Microscopic colitis
  • Ulcerative colitis
Research Interests:
  • Environmental factors and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastrointestinal disorders and alcohol
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Diagnostic Medical Radiation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How to Limit Risk and Maximize Benefit.
    Swanson G, Behara R, Braun R, Keshavarzian A.
    Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013
    2013 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Unusual thrombotic complications.
    Broucek JR, Francescatti AB, Swanson GR, Keshavarzian A, Brand MI, Saclarides TJ.
    Am Surg. 2012
    2012 Jun
    78(6):728-9. No abstract available.
  3. Role of intestinal circadian genes in alcohol-induced gut leakiness.
    Swanson G, Forsyth CB, Tang Y, Shaikh M, Zhang L, Turek FW, Keshavarzian A.
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res.
    2011 Jul
    35(7):1305-14. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2011.01466.x
  4. Sleep disturbances and inflammatory bowel disease: a potential trigger for disease flare?
    Swanson GR, Burgess HJ, Keshavarzian A
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol
    2011 Jan
    7(1):29-36
  5. Is Moderate Red Wine Consumption Safe in Inactive Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
    Swanson GR, Tieu V, Shaikh M, Forsyth C, Keshavarzian A.
    Digestion.
    2011 Aug 26
    84(3):238-244
  6. Pattern of alcohol consumption and its effect on gastrointestinal symptoms in inflammatory bowel disease
    Swanson GR, Sedghi S, Farhadi A, Keshavarzian A
    Alcohol
    2010 May
    44(3):223-8
  7. Endogenous melatonin profiles in asymptomatic inflammatory bowel disease
    Burgess HJ, Swanson GR, Keshavarzian A
    Scand J Gastroenterol
    2010 Jun
    45(6):759-61
  8. Use of a new jumbo forceps improves tissue acquisition of Barrett's esophagus surveillance biopsies
    Komanduri S, Swanson G, Keefer L, Jakate S
    Gastrointest Endosc
    2009 Dec
    70(6):1072-8. e1
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