Dr. Joseph Rocco Pisegna MD
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology200 Medical Plaza #365,530,420,120 Los Angeles CA, 90095
Dr. Joseph Pisegna is a gastroenterologist practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Pisegna specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Pisegna performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
Univ of Miami Sch of Med, Miami Fl 1986
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology- 1991
- Adenocarcinoma of the colon with neuroendocrine features and secretory diarrhea.
- Inhibition of pentagastrin-induced gastric acid secretion by intravenous pantoprazole: a dose-response study.
- PACAP type I receptor activation regulates ECL cells and gastric acid secretion.
- Salivary and gastric epidermal growth factor in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: its protective potential.
- Identification of an essential amino acid motif within the C terminus of the pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide type I receptor that is critical for signal transduction but not for receptor internalization.
- The effect of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and neuropeptide-secreting tumors on the stomach.
- Switching between intravenous and oral pantoprazole.
- Essential structural motif in the C-terminus of the PACAP type I receptor for signal transduction and internalization.
- Characterization of the pharmacology, signal transduction and internalization of the fluorescent PACAP ligand, fluor-PACAP, on NIH/3T3 cells expressing PAC1.
- The novel use of an intravenous proton pump inhibitor in a patient with short bowel syndrome.
- Replacement of oral proton pump inhibitors with intravenous pantoprazole to effectively control gastric acid hypersecretion in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
- Paraesophageal hernia repair and deep vein thrombosis.
- GERD and its complications. The pathogenic relationship between symptoms and disease progression.
- Expression of pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide and PACAP type 1 receptor in the rat gastric and colonic myenteric neurons.
- Member INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD
- Chief DIV OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, VA GREATER LA HEALTHCARE
- Member AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
- STAFF PRV UNIV OF CALIFORNIA MED CENTER, LOS ANGELES, CA
- STAFF PRV VA GREATER LA HEALTHCARE, LOS ANGELES,CALIFORNIA
- Member AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY
- Member AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
- Member AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
- Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Hlth, Internal Medicine
- Georgetown U-Natl Inst of Health / Washington D.C., Gastroenterology 1989
- Medicine/Gastroenterology, Georgetown University Medical Center 1989
- GASTROENTEROLOGY, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, DC 1989
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