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Madhusudhan Sanaka, MD

216.444.7000

Madhusudhan Sanaka, MD

Appointed: 2006

Madhusudhan Sanaka, MD
Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code Q3-1
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.7000
DeskDesk:216.444.3423
WorkFax:216.444.6284
Madhusudhan Sanaka, MD
Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Location: Strongsville Family Health Center
16761 S Park Center
Strongsville, OH 44136
WorkAppointment:440.878.2500
WorkFax:216.444.6284
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

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.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Advanced Endoscopy
Philadelphia, PA USA
2006
Fellowship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
2005
Residency - Metropolitan Hospital Center
Medicine-Pediatrics
New York, NY USA
2000
Internship - Metropolitan Hospital Center
Medicine-Pediatrics
New York, NY USA
1997
Medical School - Osmania Medical College, University of Health Sciences
Hyderabad India
1994

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

Advanced / Therapeutic Endoscopy with EUS and ERCP, Biliary disorders, Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD),Acalasia,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.
- Awared Innovator Award in 2010 by Cleveland Clinic

Memberships

  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association 

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/30/2013, Dr. Sanaka has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi