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Krishna C. Gurram, MD

Krishna C. Gurram, MD

Interventional Gastroenterologist and Associate Program Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Maynard Building - 2nd Floor
240 Willoughby St.
Brooklyn
NY
11201
Specialty: 
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Gastroenterology - General and Interventional
Medical School: 
Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Madras, India
Internship: 
University of Missouri Kansas City
Residency: 
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Fellowship: 
Transplant Hepatology - University of Toronto; Gastroenterology – Allegheny General Hospital; Interventional Gastroenterology – Winthrop University Hospital
Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical Conditions Treated: 
  • GERD
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Viral Hepatitis (HCV, HBV, etc.)
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroparesis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis Liver
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Gastritis
  • Advanced Endoscopy (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Pancreatic Tumors
  • Stomach Cancers
Treatment and Procedures: 
EUS-Guided:
• Pancreatic Solid and Cystic Lesion
• Pancreatic Tumor Ablation 
• Gastrointestinal Tumor Staging
• Pancreatic Cancer Palliation including Pain Relief (without Opiates)
• Chronic Pancreatitis Pain Relief (without Opiates)
• Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
• Removal of large complex Colonic Polyps - Endoscopically
 
ERCP
• ERCP-Removal of Bile and Pancreatic Duct Stones
• Bile Duct Stent Placement
• Pancreatic Duct Stent Placement
• Luminal Stent Placement
• Endoscopic Removal of Gastrointestinal Tumors
 
Small Bowel Enteroscopy
• Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Small Bowel
 
Gastrointestinal Resection:
• Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) – Large Polyps and Malignant Cancer Resection
• Submucosal Tunnel Endoscopic Resection (STER) – Removing Tumors From the Layers of the Gastrointestinal Wall.
• Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) – Achalasia Treatment
• Gastric Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy – Gastroparesis Treatment
Public Transportation Available: 
Yes
Access for the Disabled: 
Yes
Languages Spoken in Office: 
English, Spanish
Office Hours: 

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

About Dr. Krishna Gurram: 
TBHC is pleased to welcome Krishna C. Gurram, MD as an Interventional Gastroenterologist and Associate Program Director to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
 
Dr. Gurram completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He received two years of Transplant Hepatology Fellowship training at University of Toronto before completing his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. He then went on to do an additional year of Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital under Dr. Stavros Stavropolous.
 
Dr. Gurram’s expertise is in advanced endoscopy including endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), rendezvous procedure, small bowel deep enteroscopy, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), and submucosal tunnel endoscopic resection (STER).
 
He is an active clinical investigator/educator with a large portfolio of scholarly activity. Dr. Gurram has presented his work at a number of gastroenterology conferences including Digestive Disease Week, American College of Gastroenterology and Pancreasfest.
 
Dr. Gurram’s broad range of research interests include hepatobiliary disease, the coagulopathy of liver disease, quality improvement of advanced endoscopic techniques, music therapy and its effects on colonoscopy and advanced endoscopy.
 
The Department of Medicine is delighted that Dr. Krishna C. Gurram has joined The Brooklyn Hospital Center and extends a warm welcome to him. 
Dr. Gurram’s office is located at Maynard-2nd Floor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Advanced Endoscopy. He can be reached at (718) 250-8867
Medical Service: 
Gastroenterology