12th Annual GI/HPB Conference: Advances in Treatment Strategies

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Target Audience

Surgeons, hepatologists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, interventional radiologists, nurses and healthcare providers involved in the multidisciplinary care of complex HPB patients.


*****Online registration is now closed. Seats are still available and onsite registration will take place Saturday morning starting at 7:00 AM.*****

The 12th Annual GI/HPB Conference is designed to update the audience regarding advances in treatment strategies in several areas of GI Disease: Esophagus/GI Luminal (management of Barrett's Esophagus; GI Reflux Disease; endoscopic prevention of upper GI bleed in cirrhotic patients; and endoscopic resection); IBD (IBD treatments: JAK inhibitors, IL12;23 inhibitors, anti-integrin antibodies; use of biomarkers & therapeutic drug monitoring; cancer screening; and anal Crohns Disease); Liver (Hepatitis B&C treatment for HCC prevention; Standard of Care for HCC treatment; clinical trials for HCC; and ablative modalties in surgical treatment); and Pancreas (Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency; endoscopic treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis & pain; endoscopic treatment of malignant pancreas strictures; and treatment of pancreatic fluid collections).

Invited Keynote Lecturer

Scott R. Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
Rupert B. Turnbull M.D., Endowed Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic, Ohio

Thomas Pacicco, MD
Alan Erdmann, MD
Shailendra Chauhan, MD
Kevin Woods, MD, MPH
John Hanson, MD
Nilesh Lodhia, MD
Bradley Davis, MD
Paul Schmeltzer, MD
Jimmy Hwang, MD
David Iannitti, MD
Jason Lewis, MD
Tarun Narang, MD
Stephen Deal, MD
Andrew Dries, MD

Mark Russo, MD, MPH
John Hanson, MD
John Martinie, MD

The Harris Conference Center
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone: (704) 330-4611

Accreditation Statement
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs: The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Professionals: This Live Activity fulfills the requirement for .68 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 6.75 contact hours.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

ADA Statement
If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the American with Disabilities Act in order to attend this conference, please call Kiley Hendrickson at 704.512.6577 or by email at Kiley.Hendrickson@atriumhealth.org

Disclaimer: By registering for the program, you authorize Charlotte AHEC to release your name, city and state to attending commercial supporters. Please contact the program support listed below if you have any questions or concerns.


  • Review and discuss the current management options for Barrett's Esophagus
  • List the advances in endoscopic resection and outline the management options for non-variceal upper GI bleeding
  • Review the current treatment options for IBD and discuss disease activity monitoring in IBD
  • Review the evaluation and treatment of Anal Crohn’s Disease
  • Discuss Hepatitis B & C treatment for HCC prevention and Standard of Care for HCC treatment
  • Describe current clinical trials being conducted by LCI and affiliated faculty
  • Review ablative therapies available for the surgical treatment of HCC
  • Define exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and list the options of endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitis and pain
  • Review and discuss the endoscopic treatment of malignant pancreas strictures and treatment options for pancreatic fluid collections


Kiley Hendrickson, BS, 704-512-6577


Mar 16, 2019
7:55 AM - 4:30 PM
Mar 16, 2019
7:55 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:55 AM
6.75 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.68 - CEU
Harris Conference Center
Full Conference Room
Mar 16, 2019
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Harris Conference Center
Full Conference Room
Physician (MD, DO)
NP, PA, PharmD, RN
Exhibitor: Premier Level
Exhibitor: Platinum Level
Exhibitor: Gold Level
Exhibitor: Silver Level
Exhibitor: Bronze Level
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit