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Apurva Trivedi, MD

Dr. Apurva Trivedi has been practicing gastroenterology in Texas since 2012 with expertise in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and C.difficile colitis.  He has experience in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows through the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center.  He enjoys spending time at the lakes and rivers around Georgetown and Austin, reading, and meditating.

Graduate Medical Education
07/2009-06/2012 Gastroenterology Fellowship
University of Maryland/National Institutes of Health Gastroenterology-Hepatology Scholars Program
University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland and
National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Program Director: Bruce Greenwald, MD
Research Director: Stephen Wank, MD

07/2005 – 06/2008 Internal Medicine Residency
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Program Director: Peter Lichstein, MD

Medical Education
University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama
08/2001 – 05/2005
MD, 05/2005

Undergraduate – Duke University, Durham, NC
Chemistry, Environmental Focus; Biology
08/1997 – 05/2001
BS, 05/2001

Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine Certification 08/2008
American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology Certification 10/2012
ACLS/BLS Certified

Research Experience
National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center, Maryland
Clinical research fellow, Stephen Wank, M.D.
I was a research fellow investigating the familial form of mid-gut carcinoid tumors. The rareness of sporadic carcinoid tumors has prevented large-scale genetic analysis studies and has limited the development of reliable diagnostic modalities for early detection. My responsibilities included patient recruitment and enrollment, clinical care of hospitalized research patients, and performance of upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, and video capsule endoscopy on research patients. My research focused on defining the test performance characteristics of endoscopic, radiographic, nuclear medicine, and biochemical assays in early detection of carcinoid tumor. I continue to read video capsule endoscopy studies for this project.

Trivedi AN, Levine EA, Mishra G. Adenocarcinoma of the appendix is rarely detected by colonoscopy. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2009 Apr;13(4):668-75;

Trivedi A, Long JD. Heartburn refractory to proton-pump inhibitors. Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology. 2007, Feb; 10(1):47-56.

Trivedi, A., Mishra, G., Levine, E., Shen, P., Stewart, J.. Known mucinous adenocarcinoma is rarely detected by colonoscopy. Gastroenterology. 2007,
Apr; 132(4):A864.

Ho, N., Trivedi, A., Collins, MT.,and Heller, T. Submucosal Colonic Masses in a Patient With Familial Tumoral Calcinosis. Am J Gastroenterol 2017; 112:532;

Agrawal M, Aroniadis OC, Brandt LJ, Kelly C, Freeman S, Surawicz C, Broussard E, Stollman N, Giovanelli A, Smith B, Yen E, Trivedi A, Hubble L, Kao D, Borody T, Finlayson S, Ray A, Smith R. The Long-term Efficacy and Safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Recurrent, Severe, and Complicated Clostridium difficile Infection in 146 Elderly Individuals. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2016 May-Jun;50(5):403-7. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000410.

Hughes MS, Azoury SC, Assadipour Y, Straughan DM, Trivedi AN, Lim RM, Joy G, Voellinger MT, Tang DM, Venkatesan AM, Chen CC, Louie A, Quezado MM, Forbes J, Wank SA. Prospective evaluation and treatment of familial carcinoid small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs).
Surgery. 2016 Jan;159(1):350-6. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.05.041.

Sei Y, Zhao X, Forbes J, Szymczak S, Li Q, Trivedi A, Voellinger M, Joy G, Feng J, Whatley M, Jones MS, Harper UL, Marx SJ, Venkatesan AM, Chandrasekharappa SC, Raffeld M, Quezado MM, Louie A, Chen CC, Lim RM, Agarwala R, Schäffer AA, Hughes MS, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wank SA. A Hereditary Form of Small Intestinal Carcinoid Associated With a Germline Mutation in Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jul;149(1):67-78. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.04.008.

Mark T. Voellinger, Joanne Forbes, Apurva Trivedi, Grishma Joy, Jim Chou, Xilin Zhao, Jianying Feng, Ramona M. Lim, Marybeth S. Hughes, Corina Millo, Clara C. Chen, Stephen Wank Sa1143 Comparison of Gallium-68 DOTATATE With 18-Fdopa PET/CT in Patients With Familial Midgut Carcinoid Tumor. Gastroenterology. 2014, May 2014 146 (5);S-211

Caplan MR, Trivedi A, McLaughlin M, Hebou A, Kleiner D, Heller T, Morse C. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Overlapping with Autoimmune Hepatitis in an HIV-Infected Patient on Antiretroviral Therapy. J Interdiscipl Histopathol. 2013; 1(5): 270-273.

Voellinger MT, Forbes J, Trivedi A, Joy G, Louie A, Venkatesan A, Quezado M, Chen CC, Lim RM, Hughes M, Wank S. Utility of Neuroendocrine Biomarkers in Screening for Occult Familial Midgut Carcinoid Tumor in Asymptomatic High Risk Individuals: Results of a Prospective Study Gastroenterology. 2013, May; 144 (5);S760

Singh, S., Trivedi, A. Spontaneous reports as evidence: The need for comprehensiveness in reporting. Southern Medical Journal. 2008, Jan;101(1):16.

Loke YK, Trivedi AN, Singh S. Meta-analysis: Gastrointestinal bleeding due to interaction between selective serotonin uptake inhibitors and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2007, Oct;

Billings CJ, Trivedi A, Olden KW, DiPalma JA.. Bacterial overgrowth not
associated with IBS and other functional GI disorders. American Journal of
Gastroenterology. 2005, Sep; 100(9):S323

Trivedi, Apurva; Forbes, Joanne; Joy, Grishma; Quezado, Martha; Louie, Adeline; Chen, Clara C.; Lim, Ramona M.; Hughes, Marybeth; Wank, Stephen A.Screening for occult midgut carcinoid tumor in high risk individuals using functional and anatomic imaging modalities: results of a prospective study. Presented as an oral presentation at Digestive Disease Weeks 2012.
Genetics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. March 2013. Scott and White Memorial Hospital

Apurva Trivedi, MD