Norman Nishioka, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Gastroenterology, Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician
Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD UCLA School of Medicine 1981
barrett esophagus; esophageal neoplasms; esophagoscopy; esophagus; laser therapy; photochemotherapy; precancerous conditions; spectrometry, fluorescence The research interests of Dr. Nishioka are primarily focused on utilizing optical technology to improve the accuracy of gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures. Examples of these investigations include the use of low coherence optical imaging and endoscopic confocal microscopy. Dr. Nishioka has supervised undergraduate, graduate, medical and post-graduate students and research fellows. Currently he is also conducting clinical trials assessing the clinical utility of various endoscopic technologies. Dr. Nishioka has an active clinical practice in gastroenterology as a member of MGH Gastroenterology Associates. Dr. Nishioka’s clinical practice is limited to gastroenterology with a special emphasis on endoscopic procedures for the therapy of advanced Barertt’s esophagus and early esophageal adenocarcinoma. He is the Director of Endoscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital. and serves as an attending physician in the gastrointestinal endoscopy unit and on the gastroenterology consultation service.
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