Hazem Hammad, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Gastroenterology

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Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Gastroenterology

Publications

  • Kolb JM, Aihara H, Wani S, Cornish TC, Hammad H. Severe submucosal fibrosis and granuloma complicating endoscopic submucosal dissection: unintended consequences of a lifting agent (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2021 Feb;93(2):524-526. PubMed PMID: 32763243
  • Kolb JM, Hammad H. The Use of the Overstitch to Close Endoscopic Resection Defects. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2020 Jan;30(1):163-171. PubMed PMID: 31739962
  • Soetikno R, Chiu HM, Asokkumar R, Sanduleanu S, Tanaka S, Rastogi A, Uedo N, Hammad H, Triadafilopoulos G. Letter to the Editor in Response to "Endoscopic Recognition and Management Strategies for Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer". Gastroenterology. 2020 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33387527
  • Kolb JM, Jonas D, Funari MP, Hammad H, Menard-Katcher P, Wagh MS. Efficacy and safety of peroral endoscopic myotomy after prior sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Dec 16;12(12):532-541. PubMed PMID: 33362906
  • Han S, Hammad HT, Wagh MS. High prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms and injuries in third space endoscopists: an international multicenter survey. Endosc Int Open. 2020 Oct;8(10):E1481-E1486. PubMed PMID: 33043117
  • Han S, Wani S, Edmundowicz SA, Soetikno R, Hammad H. Feasibility of endoscopic suturing to prevent adverse events and hospitalization after endoscopic submucosal dissection. Endosc Int Open. 2020 Sep;8(9):E1212-E1217. PubMed PMID: 32904784
  • Kolb JM, Wani S, Soetikno R, Edmundowicz SA, Hammad H. Endoscopic submucosal dissection for early esophageal and gastric neoplasia in decompensated cirrhosis with varices. Endoscopy. 2020 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32757192
  • Han S, Tatman P, Mehrotra S, Wani S, Attwell AR, Edmundowicz SA, Brauer BC, Wagh MS, Hammad HT, Shah RJ. Combination of ERCP-Based Modalities Increases Diagnostic Yield for Biliary Strictures. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 May 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32430658
  • Wani S, Han S, Kushnir V, Early D, Mullady D, Hammad H, Brauer B, Thaker A, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Hollander T, Wood M, Rastogi A, Edmundowicz S, Muthusamy VR, Komanduri S. Recurrence Is Rare Following Complete Eradication of Intestinal Metaplasia in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Peaks at 18 Months. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Oct;18(11):2609-2617.e2. PubMed PMID: 31982610
  • Kolb JM, Hammad H. The Use of the Overstitch to Close Endoscopic Resection Defects. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2020 Jan;30(1):163-171. PubMed PMID: 31739962
  • Han S, Yadlapati R, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Early DS, Kushnir V, Hollander T, Brauer BC, Hammad H, Edmundowicz SA, Wood M, Shaheen NJ, Muthusamy RV, Komanduri S, Wani S. Dysplasia severity is associated with poor quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus referred for endoscopic eradication therapy. Dis Esophagus. 2019 Jan 1;32(1). PubMed PMID: 30169612
  • Wani S, Han S, Simon V, Hall M, Early D, Aagaard E, Abidi WM, Banerjee S, Baron TH, Bartel M, Bowman E, Brauer BC, Buscaglia JM, Carlin L, Chak A, Chatrath H, Choudhary A, Confer B, Coté GA, Das KK, DiMaio CJ, Dries AM, Edmundowicz SA, El Chafic AH, El Hajj I, Ellert S, Ferreira J, Gamboa A, Gan IS, Gangarosa L, Gannavarapu B, Gordon SR, Guda NM, Hammad HT, Harris C, Jalaj S, Jowell P, Kenshil S, Klapman J, Kochman ML, Komanduri S, Lang G, Lee LS, Loren DE, Lukens F, Mullady D, Muthusamy RV, Nett AS, Olyaee MS, Pakseresht K, Perera P, Pfau P, Piraka C, Poneros JM, Rastogi A, Razzak A, Riff B, Saligram S, Scheiman JM, Schuster I, Shah RJ, Sharma R, Spaete JP, Singh A, Sohail M, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Stevens T, Tabibian JH, Tzimas D, Uppal DS, Urayama S, Vitterbo D, Wang AY, Wassef W, Yachimski P, Zepeda-Gomez S, Zuchelli T, Keswani RN. Setting minimum standards for training in EUS and ERCP: results from a prospective multicenter study evaluating learning curves and competence among advanced endoscopy trainees. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30738985
  • Han S, Cristin D, Reveille RM, Hammad HT. Large Gastric Lipoma With Lipomatous Ulceration Resulting in Gastrointestinal Bleeding Managed With Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection. ACG Case Rep J. 2019 Aug;6(8):e00212. PubMed PMID: 31737734
  • Duloy A, Hammad H, Shah RJ. An adverse event of EUS-directed transgastric ERCP: stent-in-stent technique to bridge the peritoneal gap. VideoGIE. 2019 Nov;4(11):508-511. PubMed PMID: 31709344
  • Han S, Wani S, Kaltenbach T, Soetikno R, Hammad H. Endoscopic suturing for closure of endoscopic submucosal dissection defects. VideoGIE. 2019 Jul;4(7):310-313. PubMed PMID: 31334420
  • Yang J, Kaplan JH, Sethi A, Dawod E, Sharaiha RZ, Chiang A, Kowalski T, Nieto J, Law R, Hammad H, Wani S, Wagh MS, Yang D, Draganov PV, Messallam A, Cai Q, Kushnir V, Cosgrove N, Ahmed AM, Anderloni A, Adler DG, Kumta NA, Nagula S, Vleggaar FP, Irani S, Robles-Medranda C, El Chafic AH, Pawa R, Brewer O, Sanaei O, Dbouk M, Singh VK, Kumbhari V, Khashab MA. Safety and efficacy of the use of lumen-apposing metal stents in the management of postoperative fluid collections: a large, international, multicenter study. Endoscopy. 2019 Aug;51(8):715-721. PubMed PMID: 31174225
  • Hammad H, Brauer BC, Smolkin M, Ryu R, Obuch J, Shah RJ. Treating Biliary-Enteric Anastomotic Strictures with Enteroscopy-ERCP Requires Fewer Procedures than Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drains. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 Sep;64(9):2638-2644. PubMed PMID: 31129875
  • Han S, Shah RJ, Brauer BC, Edmundowicz SA, Hammad HT, Wagh MS, Wani S, Attwell AR. A Comparison of Endoscopic Retrograde Pancreatography With or Without Pancreatoscopy for Removal of Pancreatic Duct Stones. Pancreas. 2019 May Jun;48(5):690-697. PubMed PMID: 31091217
  • Machicado JD, Obuch JC, Goodman KA, Schefter TE, Frakes J, Hoffe S, Latifi K, Simon VC, Santangelo T, Ezekwe E, Edmundowicz SA, Brauer BC, Shah RJ, Hammad HT, Wagh MS, Attwell A, Han S, Klapman J, Wani S. Endoscopic Ultrasound Placement of Preloaded Fiducial Markers Shortens Procedure Time Compared to Back-Loaded Markers. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Dec;17(13):2749-2758.e2. PubMed PMID: 31042578
  • Patel SG, Duloy A, Kaltenbach T, Hall M, Kahi C, Pohl H, Rastogi A, Hammad H, Soetikno R, Shergill A, Simon V, Nguyen T, Ezekwe E, Ahi T, Keswani RN, Wani S. Development and validation of a video-based cold snare polypectomy assessment tool (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Jun;89(6):1222-1230.e2. PubMed PMID: 30844372
  • Wani S, Han S, Simon V, Hall M, Early D, Aagaard E, Abidi WM, Banerjee S, Baron TH, Bartel M, Bowman E, Brauer BC, Buscaglia JM, Carlin L, Chak A, Chatrath H, Choudhary A, Confer B, Coté GA, Das KK, DiMaio CJ, Dries AM, Edmundowicz SA, El Chafic AH, El Hajj I, Ellert S, Ferreira J, Gamboa A, Gan IS, Gangarosa L, Gannavarapu B, Gordon SR, Guda NM, Hammad HT, Harris C, Jalaj S, Jowell P, Kenshil S, Klapman J, Kochman ML, Komanduri S, Lang G, Lee LS, Loren DE, Lukens FJ, Mullady D, Muthusamy RV, Nett AS, Olyaee MS, Pakseresht K, Perera P, Pfau P, Piraka C, Poneros JM, Rastogi A, Razzak A, Riff B, Saligram S, Scheiman JM, Schuster I, Shah RJ, Sharma R, Spaete JP, Singh A, Sohail M, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Stevens T, Tabibian JH, Tzimas D, Uppal DS, Urayama S, Vitterbo D, Wang AY, Wassef W, Yachimski P, Zepeda-Gomez S, Zuchelli T, Keswani RN. Setting minimum standards for training in EUS and ERCP: results from a prospective multicenter study evaluating learning curves and competence among advanced endoscopy trainees. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Jun;89(6):1160-1168.e9. PubMed PMID: 30738985
  • Han S, Yadlapati R, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Early DS, Kushnir V, Hollander T, Brauer BC, Hammad H, Edmundowicz SA, Wood M, Shaheen NJ, Muthusamy RV, Komanduri S, Wani S. Dysplasia severity is associated with poor quality of life in patients with Barrett's esophagus referred for endoscopic eradication therapy. Dis Esophagus. 2019 Jan 1;32(1). PubMed PMID: 30169612
  • Mittal C, Obuch JC, Hammad H, Edmundowicz SA, Wani S, Shah RJ, Brauer BC, Attwell AR, Kaplan JB, Wagh MS. Technical feasibility, diagnostic yield, and safety of micro forceps biopsies during EUS evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29309781
  • Soetikno R, Ishii N, Kolb JM, Hammad H, Kaltenbach T. The Role of Endoscopic Hemostasis Therapy in Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2018 Jul;28(3):391-408. PubMed PMID: 29933783
  • Wani S, Keswani RN, Han S, Aagaard EM, Hall M, Simon V, Abidi WM, Banerjee S, Baron TH, Bartel M, Bowman E, Brauer BC, Buscaglia JM, Carlin L, Chak A, Chatrath H, Choudhary A, Confer B, Coté GA, Das KK, DiMaio CJ, Dries AM, Edmundowicz SA, El Chafic AH, El Hajj I, Ellert S, Ferreira J, Gamboa A, Gan IS, Gangarosa LM, Gannavarapu B, Gordon SR, Guda NM, Hammad HT, Harris C, Jalaj S, Jowell PS, Kenshil S, Klapman J, Kochman ML, Komanduri S, Lang G, Lee LS, Loren DE, Lukens FJ, Mullady D, Muthusamy VR, Nett AS, Olyaee MS, Pakseresht K, Perera P, Pfau P, Piraka C, Poneros JM, Rastogi A, Razzak A, Riff B, Saligram S, Scheiman JM, Schuster I, Shah RJ, Sharma R, Spaete JP, Singh A, Sohail M, Sreenarasimhaiah J, Stevens T, Tabibian JH, Tzimas D, Uppal DS, Urayama S, Vitterbo D, Wang AY, Wassef W, Yachimski P, Zepeda-Gomez S, Zuchelli T, Early D. Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, From Training Through Independent Practice. Gastroenterology. 2018 Nov;155(5):1483-1494.e7. PubMed PMID: 30056094
  • Machicado JD, Han S, Yadlapati RH, Simon VC, Qumseya BJ, Sultan S, Kushnir VM, Komanduri S, Rastogi A, Muthusamy VR, Haidry R, Ragunath K, Singh R, Hammad HT, Shaheen NJ, Wani S. A Survey of Expert Practice and Attitudes Regarding Advanced Imaging Modalities in Surveillance of Barrett's Esophagus. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Dec;63(12):3262-3271. PubMed PMID: 30178283
  • Mittal C, Obuch JC, Hammad H, Edmundowicz SA, Wani S, Shah RJ, Brauer BC, Attwell AR, Kaplan JB, Wagh MS. Technical feasibility, diagnostic yield, and safety of microforceps biopsies during EUS evaluation of pancreatic cystic lesions (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 May;87(5):1263-1269. PubMed PMID: 29309781
  • Brimhall B, Han S, Tatman PD, Clark TJ, Wani S, Brauer B, Edmundowicz S, Wagh MS, Attwell A, Hammad H, Shah RJ. Increased Incidence of Pseudoaneurysm Bleeding With Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents Compared to Double-Pigtail Plastic Stents in Patients With Peripancreatic Fluid Collections. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Sep;16(9):1521-1528. PubMed PMID: 29474970
  • Hammad H, Kaltenbach T, Soetikno R. Image-enhanced endoscopy: How far do we need to go?. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Oct;86(4):698-699. PubMed PMID: 28917346
  • Hammad H, Kaltenbach T, Soetikno R. Surveillance for dysplasia in inflammatory bowel disease: it is time to move forward. Endoscopy. 2017 Feb;49(2):110-112. PubMed PMID: 28147393
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Digestive Health Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2777

Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
303-399-8020

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Gastroenterology

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Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Gastroenterology
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