Gulchin A. Ergun, MD

David M. Underwood Distinguished Professor of Medicine in Digestive Disorders, Department of Medicine
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, Cornell Medical Center Program/New York Hospital
Residency, University Hospitals of Cleveland
MD, Case Western Reserve University

Patient Attitudes and Barriers to Endoscopy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ergun, GA, Abughazaleh, S, Glassner, K, Kuhlman, S & Ordonez, A 2023, , Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 2303-2314.

“Doctor, I Just Can't Seem to Swallow!”
Thomas, AS, Ro, JY & Ergun, GA 2019, , Gastroenterology, vol. 157, no. 4, pp. 938-939.

Afternoon with a corpse
Ergun, GA 2018, , Missouri Review, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 126-139.

p53 protein accumulation predicts malignant progression in Barrett's metaplasia: a prospective study of 275 patients
Younes, M, Brown, K, Lauwers, GY, Ergun, GA, Meriano, FV, Schmulen, AC, Barroso, AO & Ertan, A 2017, , Histopathology, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 27-33.

The significance of "indefinite for dysplasia" grading in Barrett metaplasia
Younes, M, Lauwers, GY, Ertan, A, Ergun, G, Verm, R, Bridges, M, Woods, K, Meriano, F, Schmulen, C, Johnson, C, Barroso, A, Schwartz, J, McKechnie, J & Lechago, J 2011, , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 135, no. 4, pp. 430-432.

Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia
Ergun, GA 2010, . in GI/Liver Secrets Plus: Fourth Edition. Elsevier, pp. 7-12.

Obesity increases oesophageal acid exposure
El-Serag, HB, Ergun, GA, Pandolfino, J, Fitzgerald, S, Tran, T & Kramer, JR 2007, , Gut, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 749-755.

Goblet cell mimickers in esophageal biopsies are not associated with an increased risk for dysplasia
Younes, M, Ertan, A, Ergun, G, Verm, R, Bridges, M, Woods, K, Meriano, F, Schmulen, AC, Colman, R, Johnson, C, Barroso, A, Schwartz, J, McKechnie, J & Lechago, J 2007, , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 131, no. 4, pp. 571-575.

Anthropometric correlates of intragastric pressure
El-Serag, H, Tran, T, Richardson, P & Ergun, GA 2006, , Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 887-891.

Expression of the High Mobility Group Proteins HMGI(Y) Correlates with Malignant Progression in Barrett's Metaplasia
Chen, X, Lechago, J, Ertan, A, Ergun, GA, Verm, R, Bridges, M, Johnson, C, Woods, K, Meriano, FV, Chirala, M & Younes, M 2004, , Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 30-33.

Avoiding Infliximab in the Treatment of Crohn's Disease in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis [5]
Nanavati, SA, Ergun, GA & Schwartz, JT 2003, , American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 98, no. 10, pp. 2333-2334.

Detection of oxidative DNA damage in oesophageal biopsies of patients with reflux symptoms and normal pH monitoring
Liu, L, Ergun, GA, Ertan, A, Woods, K, Sachs, IL & Younes, M 2003, , Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 693-698.

Non-small cell lung cancer staging techniques and endoscopic ultrasound: Tissue is still the issue
LeBlanc, JK, Espada, R & Ergun, GA 2003, , CHEST, vol. 123, no. 5, pp. 1718-1725.

Cecal volvulus after colonoscopy
Viney, R, Fordan, SVE, Fisher, WE & Ergun, GA 2002, , American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 97, no. 12, pp. 3211-3212.

Esophageal leiomyomatosis in a woman with a history of vulvar leiomyoma and Barrett's esophagus. A case report and review of the literature
Compagnoni, GM, Talamonti, MS, Joob, A, Ergun, GA & Rao, S 2000, , Digestive Surgery, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 306-309.

Lower esophageal sphincter relaxation characteristics using a sleeve sensor in clinical manometry
Shi, G, Ergun, GA, Manka, M & Kahrilas, PJ 1998, , American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 93, no. 12, pp. 2373-2379.

Clinical applications of esophageal manometry and pH monitoring
Ergun, GA & Kahrilas, PJ 1996, , American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 1077-1089.

Esophageal bolus transit imaged by ultrafast computerized tomography
Pouderoux, P, Ergun, GA, Lin, S & Kahrilas, PJ 1996, , Gastroenterology, vol. 110, no. 5, pp. 1422-1428.

Inflammatory pseudotumor of the pancreas
Kroft, SH, Stryker, SJ, Winter, JN, Ergun, G & Sambasiva Rao, M 1995, , International Journal of Pancreatology, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 277-283.

Esophageal dysphagia
Kahrilas, PJ & Ergun, GA 1994, , Acta oto-rhino-laryngologica Belgica, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 171-190.