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Oleh Haluszka, MD


Oleh Haluszka, MD


Chief, Section of Gastroenterology

Professor, Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-9577

FAX: 215-707-2684

Email: oleh.haluszka@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology


Educational Background:


MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD


Residencies, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA


Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI


Fellowship,Gastroenterology, U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA


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clinical AND RESEARCH Interests:


  • Therapeutic endoscopy for management of GI cancer
  • GI bleeding and other diseases of the pancreas, bile duct, gall bladder and liver
  • Pancreatic/biliary endoscopy (ERCP)
  • Enteral and biliary stenting
  • Mucosal ablative therapies
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopy for visualization of small bowel
  • Biomarkers of pancreaticobiliary tumors

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board certifications:


  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

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professional affiliations:

  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Reviewer, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Digestive Diseases and Sciences

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26137298. Wang KK, Carr-Locke DL, Singh SK, Neumann H, Bertani H, Galmiche JP, Arsenescu RI, Caillol F, Chang KJ, Chaussade S, Coron E, Costamagna G, Dlugosz A, Ian Gan S, Giovannini M, Gress FG, Haluszka O, Ho KY, Kahaleh M, Konda VJ, Prat F, Shah RJ, Sharma P, Slivka A, Wolfsen HC, Zfass A, Use of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) in gastrointestinal applications. A consensus report based on clinical evidence. United European Gastroenterol J 3:3(230-54)2015 Jun

25113041. Lewis A, Partridge B, Haluszka O, The role of endoscopy in the management of pancreatic necrosis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 16:9(406)2014 Sep

24612157. Makipour K, Modiri AN, Ehrlich A, Friedenberg FK, Maranki J, Enestvedt BK, Heller S, Tokar J, Haluszka O, Double balloon enteroscopy: effective and minimally invasive method for removal of retained video capsules. Dig Endosc 26:5(646-9)2014 Sep

22975796. Siddiqui AA, Chaaya A, Shelton C, Marmion J, Kowalski TE, Loren DE, Heller SJ, Haluszka O, Adler DG, Tokar JL, Utility of the short double-balloon enteroscope to perform pancreaticobiliary interventions in patients with surgically altered anatomy in a US multicenter study. Dig Dis Sci 58:3(858-64)2013 Mar

22692461. Keller D, Jaffe J, Philp MM, Haluszka O, Khanna A, Should all endoscopically excised rectal polyps be tattooed? A plea for localization. Surg Endosc 26:11(3101-5)2012 Nov

22682539. Konski A, Li T, Christensen M, Cheng JD, Yu JQ, Crawford K, Haluszka O, Tokar J, Scott W, Meropol NJ, Cohen SJ, Maurer A, Freedman GM, Symptomatic cardiac toxicity is predicted by dosimetric and patient factors rather than changes in 18F-FDG PET determination of myocardial activity after chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer. Radiother Oncol 104:1(72-7)2012 Jul

22043323. Sharma NK, Silverman JS, Li T, Cheng J, Yu JQ, Haluszka O, Scott W, Meropol NJ, Cohen SJ, Freedman GM, Konski AA, Decreased Posttreatment SUV on PET Scan Is Associated With Improved Local Control in Medically Inoperable Esophageal Cancer. Gastrointest Cancer Res 4:3(84-9)2011 May

21762903. Chen YK, Parsi MA, Binmoeller KF, Hawes RH, Pleskow DK, Slivka A, Haluszka O, Petersen BT, Sherman S, Devière J, Meisner S, Stevens PD, Costamagna G, Ponchon T, Peetermans JA, Neuhaus H, Single-operator cholangioscopy in patients requiring evaluation of bile duct disease or therapy of biliary stones (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc 74:4(805-14)2011 Oct

21380760. Partridge BJ, Tokar JL, Haluszka O, Heller SJ, Small bowel cancers diagnosed by device-assisted enteroscopy at a U.S. referral center: a five-year experience. Dig Dis Sci 56:9(2701-5)2011 Sep

20883861. Heller SJ, Tokar JL, Nguyen MT, Haluszka O, Weinberg DS, Management of bleeding GI tumors. Gastrointest Endosc 72:4(817-24)2010 Oct

20870226. Morgan D, Upchurch B, Draganov P, Binmoeller KF, Haluszka O, Jonnalagadda S, Okolo P, Grimm I, Judah J, Tokar J, Chiorean M, Spiral enteroscopy: prospective U.S. multicenter study in patients with small-bowel disorders. Gastrointest Endosc 72:5(992-8)2010 Nov

20725860. Chun YS, Milestone BN, Watson JC, Cohen SJ, Burtness B, Engstrom PF, Haluszka O, Tokar JL, Hall MJ, Denlinger CS, Astsaturov I, Hoffman JP, Defining venous involvement in borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 17:11(2832-8)2010 Nov

20189563. Hegde SR, Iffrig K, Li T, Downey S, Heller SJ, Tokar JL, Haluszka O, Double-balloon enteroscopy in the elderly: safety, findings, and diagnostic and therapeutic success. Gastrointest Endosc 71:6(983-9)2010 May

19742140. Haley M, Konski A, Li T, Cheng JD, Maurer A, Haluszka O, Scott W, Meropol NJ, Cohen SJ, Freedman G, Influence of Diabetes on the Interpretation of PET Scans in Patients With Esophageal Cancer. Gastrointest Cancer Res 3:4(149-52)2009 Jul

19602453. Gerson LB, Tokar J, Chiorean M, Lo S, Decker GA, Cave D, Bouhaidar D, Mishkin D, Dye C, Haluszka O, Leighton JA, Zfass A, Semrad C, Complications associated with double balloon enteroscopy at nine US centers. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:11(1177-82, 1182.e1-3)2009 Nov

19136908. Ke E, Patel BB, Liu T, Li XM, Haluszka O, Hoffman JP, Ehya H, Young NA, Watson JC, Weinberg DS, Nguyen MT, Cohen SJ, Meropol NJ, Litwin S, Tokar JL, Yeung AT, Proteomic analyses of pancreatic cyst fluids. Pancreas 38:2(e33-42)2009 Mar

18270840. Ross A, Mehdizadeh S, Tokar J, Leighton JA, Kamal A, Chen A, Schembre D, Chen G, Binmoeller K, Kozarek R, Waxman I, Dye C, Gerson L, Harrison ME, Haluszka O, Lo S, Semrad C, Double balloon enteroscopy detects small bowel mass lesions missed by capsule endoscopy. Dig Dis Sci 53:8(2140-3)2008 Aug

17532577. Konski AA, Cheng JD, Goldberg M, Li T, Maurer A, Yu JQ, Haluszka O, Scott W, Meropol NJ, Cohen SJ, Freedman G, Weiner LM, Correlation of molecular response as measured by 18-FDG positron emission tomography with outcome after chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69:2(358-63)2007 Oct 1

17185193. Tokar JL, Haluszka O, Weinberg DS, Endoscopic therapy of dysplasia and early-stage cancers of the esophagus. Semin Radiat Oncol 17:1(10-21)2007 Jan

16399435. Konski A, Hoffman J, Sigurdson E, Haluszka O, Engstrom P, Cheng JD, Cohen SJ, Watson JC, Eisenberg D, McGarrity E, Freedman G, Meropol NJ, Can molecular imaging predict response to preoperative chemoradiation in patients with rectal cancer? A Fox Chase Cancer Center prospective experience. Semin Oncol 32:6 Suppl 9(S63-7)2005 Dec

16185975. Goldberg E, Titus M, Haluszka O, Darwin P, Pancreatic-duct stent placement facilitates difficult common bile duct cannulation. Gastrointest Endosc 62:4(592-6)2005 Oct

16100845. Haluszka O, Tokar JL, Greenwald BD, Endoscopic oncology. Curr Probl Cancer 29:2(37-112)2005 Mar-Apr

15815963. Haluszka O, Palliative gastroenterology. Semin Oncol 32:2(174-8)2005 Apr

15752892. Konski A, Doss M, Milestone B, Haluszka O, Hanlon A, Freedman G, Adler L, The integration of 18-fluoro-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography and endoscopic ultrasound in the treatment-planning process for esophageal carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:4(1123-8)2005 Mar 15

14499775. Greenwald BD, Caldwell SH, Hespenheide EE, Patrie JT, Williams J, Binmoeller KF, Woodall L, Haluszka O, N-2-butyl-cyanoacrylate for bleeding gastric varices: a United States pilot study and cost analysis. Am J Gastroenterol 98:9(1982-8)2003 Sep

11818940. Osei-Boateng K, Ravendhran N, Haluszka O, Darwin PE, Endoscopic treatment of a post-traumatic biliary stricture mimicking a Klatskin tumor. Gastrointest Endosc 55:2(274-6)2002 Feb

11756935. Haluszka O, Campbell A, Horvath K, Endoscopic management of pancreatic pseudocyst in children. Gastrointest Endosc 55:1(128-31)2002 Jan

11202795. Ove R, Kennedy A, Darwin P, Haluszka O, Postoperative endoscopic retrograde high dose-rate brachytherapy for cholangiocarcinoma. Am J Clin Oncol 23:6(559-61)2000 Dec

11147947. Darwin P, Zangara J, Heller T, Haluszka O, Laurin J, Unsedated esophagoscopy for the diagnosis of esophageal varices in patients with cirrhosis. Endoscopy 32:12(971-3)2000 Dec

10882977. Varanasi RV, Fleisher AS, Darwin PE, King CE, Haluszka O, Colonoscopic sclerotherapy of ileal varices. Gastrointest Endosc 52:1(109-11)2000 Jul

1590319. Grimm IS, Schindler W, Haluszka O, Steatohepatitis and fatal hepatic failure after biliopancreatic diversion. Am J Gastroenterol 87:6(775-9)1992 Jun

2032617. Person JL, Haluszka O, Grimm IS, Biliary stent migration. Gastrointest Endosc 37:2(210-1)1991 Mar-Apr

2612070. Haluszka O, Rabetoy GM, Mosley CA, Duke MS, Bilateral renal artery stenosis: presenting as a case of scleroderma renal crisis. Clin Nephrol 32:6(262-5)1989 Dec

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