Uri Avissar, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Gastroenterology

MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry




Uri Avissar, MD, is a clinician-educator with an expertise in Hepatology/Liver Transplant and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University. He graduated from Yale University and received his MD from University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He then completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship and his Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. As the Subspecialty Education Coordinator at Boston Medical Center, he is actively involved in the training of fellows, residents, and medical students. He also serves as the Education Director of the Massachusetts Gastroenterology Association. As a member of the Medical Dental Staff Clinicians Council, he engages in efforts to promote the roles of clinicians at Boston Medical Center, and advocates for issues affecting patient care. His clinical interests include liver disease, liver cancer, and cirrhosis.

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Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


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  1. Mohanty A, Eshein A, Kamineni P, Avissar U, Bliss CM, Long MT, Lowe RC, Moore TC, Nunes DP, Backman V, Roy HK. Quantification of gastric mucosal microcirculation as a surrogate marker of portal hypertension by spatially resolved subdiffuse reflectance spectroscopy in diagnosis of cirrhosis: a proof-of-concept study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 07; 94(1):60-67.e1.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33385462; PMCID: PMC8546777; DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2020.12.037;
     
  2. Zucker SD, Vogel ME, Kindel TL, Smith DL, Idelman G, Avissar U, Kakarlapudi G, Masnovi ME. Bilirubin prevents acute DSS-induced colitis by inhibiting leukocyte infiltration and suppressing upregulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Nov 15; 309(10):G841-54. PMID: 26381705; PMCID: PMC4652140; DOI: 10.1152/ajpgi.00149.2014;
     
  3. Barry CT, Avissar U, Asebrook M, Sostok MA, Sherman KE, Zucker SD. Use of a standardized patient exercise to assess core competencies during fellowship training. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Mar; 2(1):111-7. PMID: 21975896; PMCID: PMC2931209; DOI: 10.4300/JGME-D-09-00001.1;
     
  4. Smith DL, Keshavan P, Avissar U, Ahmed K, Zucker SD. Sodium taurocholate inhibits intestinal adenoma formation in APCMin/+ mice, potentially through activation of the farnesoid X receptor. Carcinogenesis. 2010 Jun; 31(6):1100-9. PMID: 20194350; PMCID: PMC2878362; DOI: 10.1093/carcin/bgq050;
     

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2001 University of Rochester School of Medicine: The Jules Cohen Award for Advancing Medical Education
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Liver Transplantation
Medical Education
Cirrhosis
Liver Disease
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