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Madhusudhan Sanaka, MD, is a Staff Member in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. His specialty interests include therapeutic endoscopy, Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia, Endoscopic submucosal dissection, EMR, pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, early gastrointestinal cancers, EUS, ERCP, enteral stenting and difficult polypectomy.
Dr. Sanaka earned his medical degree from Osmania Medical College, University of Health Sciences in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
He completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York. He also completed a Gastroenterology fellowship at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as an Advanced Endoscopy fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn.
Dr. Sanaka is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
He currently is conducting several research studies, including quality improvement and outcomes of Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia, studies on adenoma detection rates, outcomes of ERCP and EUS, Esophageal stenting, long-term efficacy of EMR and polypectomy techniques among several others. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in gastroenterology and has presented multiple times on digestive diseases and gastroenterology.
Advanced / Therapeutic Endoscopy with EUS and ERCP, Biliary disorders, Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), Achalasia, Early GI Cancers, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR),Small bowel enteroscopy, Pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, Therapeutic endoscopy, Enteral stenting and palliation of gastrointestinal malignancies, Difficult colonoscopy, Difficult polypectomy Advanced / Therapeutic Endoscopy with EUS and ERCP, Biliary disorders, Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR), Small bowel enteroscopy, Pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, Therapeutic endoscopy, Enteral stenting and palliation of gastrointestinal malignancies, Difficult colonoscopy, Difficult polypectomy
Awards & Honors
- Elected President of the Committee of Interns and Residents, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, 1999-2000.
- Won the first American College of Gastroenterology national GI jeopardy championship in 2005.
- Awarded Innovator Award in 2010 by Cleveland Clinic
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