Todd H. Baron, MD, is a Professor and Director of Advanced Endoscopy in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine. Prior to coming to UNC, he served as director of pancreaticobiliary endoscopy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota for 15 years. He is highly recognized for his innovations in advanced endoscopic procedures such as pancreaticobiliary therapies. He received his medical degree from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine and then interned and served his fellowship at the University of Alabama Medical Center. Dr. Barron is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and gastroenterology and remains an active member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Baron has served as chair of the Standards of Practice Committee of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is currently president of the Society of Gastrointestinal Intervention. He incorporates endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery into his advanced endoscopic practice for diagnosis and therapy. He is interested in developing improved methods of treating a variety of conditions using interventional endoscopic techniques, many of which were previously treated surgically. He is Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at UNC, and has authored more than 450 papers. Dr. Baron is editor of a comprehensive textbook entitled ERCP, now in its second edition. He recently completed training in endoscopic ultrasound.
Education and Training
University of Florida College of Medicine
Univ of Fl Coll of Med, Gainesville Fl 1986
American Board of Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
- Stenotrophomonas (Xanthomonas) maltophilia infection in necrotizing pancreatitis.
- Acute necrotizing pancreatitis.
- Proximal migration of a pancreatic duct stent: endoscopic retrieval using interventional cardiology accessories.
- Treatment of a radiation-induced sigmoid stricture with an expandable metal stent.
- Endoscopic transgastric irrigation tube placement via PEG for debridement of organized pancreatic necrosis.
- Biliary sludge.
- Evaluation and endoscopic palliation of cholangiocarcinoma. Management of cholangiocarcinoma.
- Advances in gastrointestinal intervention: the treatment of gastroduodenal and colorectal obstructions with metallic stents.
- Endoscopic removal of an embedded biliary Wallstent by piecemeal extraction.
- Results of direct percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy, an alternative method for providing jejunal feeding.
- Stents and lasers for colonoscopic lesions.
- Chemotherapy impregnated plastic biliary endoprostheses: one small step for man(agement) of cholangiocarcinoma.
- Endoscopic hemoclip placement for post-sphincterotomy bleeding.
- Establishing a systematic endoscopic approach to the management of anastomotic biliary strictures is needed.
- Expandable metal stents for the treatment of cancerous obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract.
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Duke Univ Med Ctr, Gastroenterology; Univ Of Al Hosp, Gastroenterology; Univ Of Al Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama
- University of Alabama Medical Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Articles and Publications
- Performed endoscopy procedures and lectures in thirty different countries.
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