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Research Interests

Dr. Komanduri's research is focused in outcomes of advanced endoscopy (EUS and ERCP), Barrett's esophagus, and in endoscopic training and simulation. Dr. Komanduri is Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Northwestern Medicine and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles in Gastroenterology. He has published extensively on endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and endoscopic therapy for Barrett's Esophagus. Dr. Komanduri's focus on education and training in endoscopy is second to none. He has mentored ovr 50 resident's, fellows, and students over 15 years. He is been recognized many times with Faculty teaching awards as selected by the division chief and trainees. He serves as course director for Chicago Live, one of the largest courses in Gastroenterology in the country. This CME accredited event has education over 2000 endoscopists over the last 10 years. Dr. Komanduri works closely with the gastroenterology societies and has directed many courses over the last 15 years for the AGA, ASGE, and ACG.

Dr. Komanduri is an internationally recognized expert in advanced endoscopy and Barrett's esophagus. He serves as the Medical Director for the GI Lab and Director of Interventional Endoscopy. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts in Gastroenterology and serves as the course director for one of the largest endoscopy courses in the country, Chicago Live. Dr. Komanduri is co-chair for the American Gastorenterological Association's Center for GI Innovation and Technology and is on the forefront of new innovation in the field. He also works extensively for the American Society of Gastroenterology pioneering new avenues for education in endoscopy. Dr. Komanduri also serves as the Director of Endoscopic Training at Northwestern Simulation, working to enhances simulation and training for gastroenterologists and surgeons nationally and internationally.

Dr. Komanduri is an interventional endoscopist performing cutting edge endoscopic procedures for pancreaticobiliary disease, Barrett's esophagus, large colon polyps, and early gastrointestinal malignancies. He is a nationally recognized expert in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography(ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), management of pancreatitis and pancreatic fluid collections, and endoscopic therapy for Barrett's esophagus. He is a leader in innovation in advanced endoscopy.

Certifications and Licenses


Training Experience

2000Residency, Rush University Medical Center
2003Fellowship, Rush University Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Rush Medical College

… → 2001

MD, University of Miami

… → 1997


  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Resection
  • Endoscopic Training
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Digestive Cancer (esophagus, stomach, colon, rectum)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

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Grants 2014 2019

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 2228 Citations
  • 81 Article
  • 9 Review article
  • 4 Letter
  • 2 Comment/debate

Anatomic location of Barrett's esophagus recurrence after endoscopic eradication therapy: development of a simplified surveillance biopsy strategy

Omar, M., Thaker, A. M., Wani, S., Simon, V., Ezekwe, E., Boniface, M., Edmundowicz, S., Obuch, J., Cinnor, B., Brauer, B. C., Wood, M., Early, D. S., Lang, G. D., Mullady, D., Hollander, T., Kushnir, V., Komanduri, S. & Muthusamy, V. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barrett Esophagus

Dysplasia severity is associated with poor quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus referred for endoscopic eradication therapy

Han, S., Yadlapati, R., Simon, V., Ezekwe, E., Early, D. S., Kushnir, V., Hollander, T., Brauer, B. C., Hammad, H., Edmundowicz, S. A., Wood, M., Shaheen, N. J., Muthusamy, R. V., Komanduri, S. & Wani, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Diseases of the Esophagus. 32, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Barrett Esophagus
Quality of Life
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Multicenter Studies

Innovating in Your Practice: Overcoming Barriers to Create New Opportunities

Muthusamy, V. R. & Komanduri, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 17, 4, p. 580-583 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Survey of Expert Practice and Attitudes Regarding Advanced Imaging Modalities in Surveillance of Barrett’s Esophagus

Machicado, J. D., Han, S., Yadlapati, R. H., Simon, V. C., Qumseya, B. J., Sultan, S., Kushnir, V. M., Komanduri, S., Rastogi, A., Muthusamy, V. R., Haidry, R., Ragunath, K., Singh, R., Hammad, H. T., Shaheen, N. J. & Wani, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Digestive diseases and sciences. 63, 12, p. 3262-3271 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barrett Esophagus
Randomized Controlled Trials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, From Training Through Independent Practice

Wani, S., Keswani, R. N., Han, S., Aagaard, E. M., Hall, M., Simon, V., Abidi, W. M., Banerjee, S., Baron, T. H., Bartel, M., Bowman, E., Brauer, B. C., Buscaglia, J. M., Carlin, L., Chak, A., Chatrath, H., Choudhary, A., Confer, B., Coté, G. A., Das, K. K. & 58 othersDiMaio, C. J., Dries, A. M., Edmundowicz, S. A., El Chafic, A. H., El Hajj, I., Ellert, S., Ferreira, J., Gamboa, A., Gan, I. S., Gangarosa, L. M., Gannavarapu, B., Gordon, S. R., Guda, N. M., Hammad, H. T., Harris, C., Jalaj, S., Jowell, P. S., Kenshil, S., Klapman, J., Kochman, M. L., Komanduri, S., Lang, G., Lee, L. S., Loren, D. E., Lukens, F. J., Mullady, D., Muthusamy, V. R., Nett, A. S., Olyaee, M. S., Pakseresht, K., Perera, P., Pfau, P., Piraka, C., Poneros, J. M., Rastogi, A., Razzak, A., Riff, B., Saligram, S., Scheiman, J. M., Schuster, I., Shah, R. J., Sharma, R., Spaete, J. P., Singh, A., Sohail, M., Sreenarasimhaiah, J., Stevens, T., Tabibian, J. H., Tzimas, D., Uppal, D. S., Urayama, S., Vitterbo, D., Wang, A. Y., Wassef, W., Yachimski, P., Zepeda-Gomez, S., Zuchelli, T. & Early, D., Nov 1 2018, In : Gastroenterology. 155, 5, p. 1483-1494.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Mental Competency
Multicenter Studies