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James Ostroff, MD

Professor

505 Parnassus Ave, Moffitt
San Francisco, CA 94117

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
Cornell University M.D. School of Medicine 1977
University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine

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Recent Articles (30)

Ho EY, George V, McCracken M, Ostroff JW. A 13 year-old boy with post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder presenting with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: a case report. F1000Res. 2014; 3:88.

Lyo V, Cattaruzza F, Kim TN, Walker AW, Paulick M, Cox D, Cloyd J, Buxbaum J, Ostroff J, Bogyo M, Grady EF, Bunnett NW, Kirkwood KS. Active cathepsins B, L, and S in murine and human pancreatitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2012 Oct 15; 303(8):G894-903.

Buxbaum JL, Biggins SW, Bagatelos KC, Inadomi JM, Ostroff JW. Inoperable pancreatic cancer patients who have prolonged survival exhibit an increased risk of cholangitis. JOP. 2011 Jul; 12(4):377-83.

Buxbaum JL, Biggins SW, Bagatelos KC, Ostroff JW. Predictors of endoscopic treatment outcomes in the management of biliary problems after liver transplantation at a high-volume academic center. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Jan; 73(1):37-44.

Ostroff JW. Management of biliary complications in the liver transplant patient. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2010 Apr; 6(4):264-72.

Ostroff JW. Pain and chronic pancreatitis: are we really ready for metal in the pancreatic duct? Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Dec; 68(6):1179-81.

Sweet MP, Nipomnick I, Gasper WJ, Bagatelos K, Ostroff JW, Fisichella PM, Way LW, Patti MG. The outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia is not influenced by the degree of esophageal dilatation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Jan; 12(1):159-65.

Kitazono MT, Qayyum A, Yeh BM, Chard PS, Ostroff JW, Coakley FV. Magnetic resonance cholangiography of biliary strictures after liver transplantation: a prospective double-blind study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2007 Jun; 25(6):1168-73.

Patti MG, Gorodner MV, Galvani C, Tedesco P, Fisichella PM, Ostroff JW, Bagatelos KC, Way LW. Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Arch Surg. 2005 May; 140(5):442-8; discussion 448-9.

Velayos FS, Williamson A, Sousa KH, Lung E, Bostrom A, Weber EJ, Ostroff JW, Terdiman JP. Early predictors of severe lower gastrointestinal bleeding and adverse outcomes: a prospective study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 Jun; 2(6):485-90.

Gugig R, Ostroff J, Chen YY, Harrison M, Heyman MB. Gastric cystic duplication: a rare cause of recurrent pancreatitis in children. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Apr; 59(4):592-4.

Ostroff JW. Endoscopic and radiologic management of pancreatic and biliary tract diseases. Semin Gastrointest Dis. 2003 Oct; 14(4):222-36.

Ostroff JW. Post-transplant biliary problems. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2001 Jan; 11(1):163-83.

Terdiman JP, Ostroff JW. Gastrointestinal bleeding in the hospitalized patient: a case-control study to assess risk factors, causes, and outcome. Am J Med. 1998 Apr; 104(4):349-54.

Corley DA, Lindeman N, Ostroff JW. Survival with early diagnosis of invasive gastric mucormycosis in a heart transplant patient. Gastrointest Endosc. 1997 Nov; 46(5):452-4.

Terdiman JP, Ostroff JW. Risk of persistent or recurrent and intractable upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the era of therapeutic endoscopy. Am J Gastroenterol. 1997 Oct; 92(10):1805-11.

Cello JP, Ring EJ, Olcott EW, Koch J, Gordon R, Sandhu J, Morgan DR, Ostroff JW, Rockey DC, Bacchetti P, LaBerge J, Lake JR, Somberg K, Doherty C, Davila M, McQuaid K, Wall SD. Endoscopic sclerotherapy compared with percutaneous transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt after initial sclerotherapy in patients with acute variceal hemorrhage. A randomized, controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 1997 Jun 1; 126(11):858-65.

Lipson SA, Perr HA, Koerper MA, Ostroff JW, Snyder JD, Goldstein RB. Intramural duodenal hematoma after endoscopic biopsy in leukemic patients. Gastrointest Endosc. 1996 Nov; 44(5):620-3.

Terdiman JP, Linker CA, Ries CA, Damon LE, Rugo HS, Ostroff JW. The role of endoscopic evaluation in patients with suspected intestinal graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic bone-marrow transplantation. Endoscopy. 1996 Oct; 28(8):680-5.

Yee HF, Brown RS, Ostroff JW. Fatal Clostridium difficile enteritis after total abdominal colectomy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1996 Jan; 22(1):45-7.

Pellegrini CA, Leichter R, Patti M, Somberg K, Ostroff JW, Way L. Thoracoscopic esophageal myotomy in the treatment of achalasia. Ann Thorac Surg. 1993 Sep; 56(3):680-2.

Jowell PS, Cotton PB, Huibregtse K, France HG, Erickson RV, Aas J, Ostroff JW, Gordon RL. Delivery catheter entrapment during deployment of expandable metal stents. Gastrointest Endosc. 1993 Mar-Apr; 39(2):199-202.

Frye JW, Venook AP, Ostroff JW, Mulvihill SJ, Warren RS, Pellegrini CA, Ring EJ, Stagg RJ. Hepatic intra-arterial methylene blue injection during endoscopy: a method of detecting gastroduodenal misperfusion in patients receiving hepatic intra-arterial chemotherapy via an implanted pump. Gastrointest Endosc. 1992 Jan-Feb; 38(1):52-4.

Veereman Wauters G, Ferrell L, Ostroff JW, Heyman MB. Hyperplastic gastric polyps associated with persistent Helicobacter pylori infection and active gastritis. Am J Gastroenterol. 1990 Oct; 85(10):1395-7.

Ostroff JW, Roberts JP, Gordon RL, Ring EJ, Ascher NL. The management of T tube leaks in orthotopic liver transplant recipients with endoscopically placed nasobiliary catheters. Transplantation. 1990 May; 49(5):922-4.

Eisendrath SJ, Ostroff JW. Ranitidine-associated delirium. Psychosomatics. 1990; 31(1):98-100.

Yanda RJ, Ostroff JW, Ashbaugh CD, Guis MS, Goldberg HI. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in a patient with normal screening gastrin level. Dig Dis Sci. 1989 Dec; 34(12):1929-32.

Chespak LW, Ring EJ, Shapiro HA, Gordon RL, Ostroff JW. Multidisciplinary approach to complex endoscopic biliary intervention. Radiology. 1989 Mar; 170(3 Pt 2):995-7.

Eisendrath SJ, Way LW, Ostroff JW, Johanson CA. Identification of psychogenic abdominal pain. Psychosomatics. 1986 Oct; 27(10):705-12.

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