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Kaveh Sharzehi, MD


Assistant Professor, Medicine

Telephone: 215-707-9900

Email: kaveh.sharzehi@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology


Educational Background:


Medical Degree, Tehran University of Medica Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Residency, Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detriot, MI


Fellowship, Hepatology, University of Miami, Miami, FL


Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Penn State University, Hershey, PA


Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA


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clinical Interests:


  • Evaluation and treatment of pancreatico-biliary disorders
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EVS) for evaluation of GI lesions and staging of GI malignancies 
  • Evaluation and treatment of pancreatic cystic lesions
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography
  • Multidisciplinary approach for evaluation and management of GI oncologic disorders

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board certifications:


  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

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professional affiliations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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research interests:


  • Pancreatic cystic lesions
  • Healthcare cost efficiency

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

25580114. Sharzehi K, Jain V, Naveed A, Schreibman I, Hemorrhagic complications of paracentesis: a systematic review of the literature. Gastroenterol Res Pract 2014:(985141)2014

23456505. Elwir S, Sharzehi K, Veith J, Moyer MT, Dye C, McGarrity T, Mathew A, Biliary stenting in patients with malignant biliary obstruction: comparison of double layer, plastic and metal stents. Dig Dis Sci 58:7(2088-92)2013 Jul

21074763. Jain V, Pauli E, Sharzehi K, Moyer M, Spontaneous gastrosplenic fistula secondary to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Gastrointest Endosc 73:3(608-9)2011 Mar

21037986. Sharzehi K, Huang MA, Schreibman IR, Brown KA, Mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis in patients refractory or intolerant to conventional therapy. Can J Gastroenterol 24:10(588-92)2010 Oct

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