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How Will AI Impact Endoscopic Practice?

Prateek Sharma, MD

Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE

Professor of medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Dr. Sharma has been at the forefront in improving diagnosis and management of GI diseases and cancer, specifically in advanced imaging and endoscopic treatments. He has over 400 publications, including original articles and book chapters, and is regularly invited to present at major national and international meetings. Dr. Sharma’s research has focused on Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal cancer gastroesophageal reflux disease and evaluating novel imaging techniques for upper and lower gastrointestinal diseases. He currently serves as a governing board member and treasurer for ASGE.


How AI is Revolutionizing Endoscopy

In collaboration with the ASGE Task Force

Lecture Title:

“AI for Esophageal Disease: Is it Really Helping?”

DDW Track:

Technologies & Procedural Innovations Track

Date and Time:

Sunday, May 22, 4–5:30 p.m.


1.5 hours

Register to Attend

This session will cover research applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the diagnosis and management of esophageal diseases, including Barrett’s esophagus. During his presentation, Dr. Sharma will discuss which applications of AI may or may not impact endoscopic practice.

Below are the other presentations that will take place during this session. The session will conclude with a panel discussion and Q&A.

SpeakerPresentation Title
Cesare Hassan, MD, PhDFinding and Characterizing Colon Polyps: Will AI Impact Colon Cancer
Michael F. Byrne, MDIBD, Capsule Endoscopy and Beyond
Alessandro Repici, MD How Will AI Help Us in Clinic?
Sravanthi Parasa, MDImplementation, Costs and Legal Aspects: Is AI Ready for Prime Time in Your Endoscopy Unit?
DDW 2022 takes place May 21–24, 2022, in San Diego and virtually. Registration is now open. View more session highlights in the DDW Preliminary Program.

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