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Scientific Advisory Board

Patrick I. Okolo, III, M.D., MPH
Patrick I. Okolo, III, M.D., MPH
Scientific Advisor
bullet Chief of Endoscopy and Director of the Pancreatitis Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
bullet Jefe de Endoscopía y Director del Centro de Pancreatitis en la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad Johns Hopkins.
Published Works
Peer-reviewed scientific articles
bullet J. M. Buscaglia; K. B. Dunbar; P. I. Okolo; J. Judah; J. Pangtay; P. V. Draganov. Safe and Rapid Intubation of the Distal Small Bowel Using the Discovery SB™ Overtube Device during Small Bowel Enteroscopy: Results of the Spiral Enteroscopy Training Initiative. Endoscopy (In Press.)
bullet K.B. Dunbar, E.A. Montgomery, P. Okolo, M.Canto.,Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in Barrett's Esophagus and Associated Neoplasia: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (In Press)
bullet Buscaglia JM, Kapoor S, Jagannath SB, Krishnamurty DM, Shin EJ, Okolo P., Disparities in Demographics among Patients with Pancreatitis-related Mortality. Journal of the Pancreas (In Press)
bullet JM. Buscaglia, SA. Giday, SV. Kantsevoy, SB. Jagannath, P. Magno, CL. Wolfgang, JA. Daniels MI. Canto, P.I. Okolo, III..Patient-related and Cyst-related Factors for Improved Prediction of Malignancy within Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas. Pancretology (In Press)
bullet M. Schweitzer, K. Steele ,M. Mitchell, P. Okolo. Transoral endoscopic closure of a gastric fistula . Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (In Press)
bullet Arora,M., and Okolo P. Use of Powder PEG-3350 as a Sole Bowel Preparation: Clinical Case Series of 245 Patients. Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2008; 4 (7): 489-92.
bullet Lyn-Sue J., Steel K., Schweitzer M, Magnuson T, idor A, Gupta A and Okolo P. Temporary Covered Stents For the Treatment of Anastomotic Leaks Following Gastric Bypass Surgery, 2008:4:25-30
bullet Ziessman H., Okolo P., Mullin and Chander A. The added diagnostic value of liquid gastric emptying when solid emptying is normal. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology (in Press)
bullet Buscaglia J.M., Parashette KR, Okolo PI, Treatment of hemobilia-induced biliary obstruction by transpapillary gallbladder and common bile duct drainage using three biliary winged stents. Endoscopy : DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-967060
bullet Buscaglia J.M., Parashette KR, Giday SA, Okolo P, Gastric recurrence of an ocular mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy April 2008 (Vol. 67, Issue 4, Pages 748-751
Arora M., Okolo P. Polyflex stent for relief of obstruction in a patient with a benign anastomotic colonic stricture and description of non-fluoroscopic technique. Gastroenterol Hepatol.2006;2(10):766-768.
bullet Pasricha P.J., Hill S., Wadwa K.S., Gislason G.T., Okolo P. I. 3rd, Magee C.A., Canto M.I., Kuo W.H., Baust J.G., Kalloo A.N. Endoscopic cryotherapy: experimental results and first clinical use. Gastrointest Endosc 1999 May;49(5):627-631
bullet Kalloo A.N., Canto M.I., Wadwa K.S., Smith C.L.,Gislason, G.T., Okolo III,P.I.,Pasricha P.J. Clinical usefulness of 3% hydrogen peroxide in acute upper GI bleeding: a pilot study. Gastrointest endosc, 1(49) Apr 1999
bullet Okolo PI, Pasricha P.J., Kalloo A.N. What are the long-term results of endoscopic pancreatic sphincterotomy? Gastrointest Endosc 2000;52:15-9
bullet Moore C.A., Ayangade G., Okolo P., Bull M.J., Whyte M.P., Bixler D. 1992 Cleidocranial dysplasia: a natural history study including evaluation of a five generation family. Proc Greenwood Genetic Center 11:91
bullet Okolo P., Primary Liver Cancer- A Review of its epidemiology, pathology and prevention. Meddika 1989; 4:18-20
Non-Print Media
bullet Okolo P, Parsons W, Yoselevitz S. 2006. Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis. Emedicine. February 6.
bullet Video: Transoral endoscopic closure of a gastric fistula.
Michael Schweitzer, Kimberley E. Steele, Patrick Okolo, Mack Mitchell, Jerome Lyn-Sue. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases .May 2008 (Vol. 4, Issue 3, Page 359.