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C. Gregory Albers

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Medicine
School of Medicine

Diagnostic GI Services, H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Diseases Center


M.D., UCLA, 1987, With Honors


FACG, American College of Gastroenterology, 1999

Phone: 1-888-717-GIMD
Fax: 714-456-7753 (Academic)
Email: galbers@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Dr S
City Tower #400
Orange, CA 92868

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Research
Interests
Colon Cancer Chemoprevention, IBD and colon cancer, GERD/Barrett's esophagus
   
Publications Peer Reviewed Articles
1. Rodney WM and Albers G. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: Primary Care Outcomes After Two Types of Continuing Medical Education. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1986; 81(2): 133 – 137.
2. Marks JW, Bonorris GG, Albers G, and Schoenfeld LJ. The Sequence of Biliary Events Preceding the Formation of Gallstones in Humans. Gastroenterology 1992; 103: 566 – 570.
3. Chang KJ, Albers CG, Erickson RA, Butler JA, Wuerker RB, and Lin F. Endoscopic Ultrasound—Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pancreatic Carcinoma. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1994; 89(2): 263 – 266.
4. Severance SR and Albers CG. Gastrointestinal Endometriosis, in Consultations in Gastroenterology. W. Snape, Jr. Editor 1995.
5. Chang KJ, Albers CG, Nguyen P. Endoscopic Ultrasound—Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pleural and Ascitic Fluid. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1995; 90(1): 148 –150.
6. Sepehr A, Albers CG, Armstrong WB. Aspiration of a Capsule Endoscope and Description of a Unique Retrieval Technique Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. 2007
7. Yo J, Nguyen A, Albers CG, Lin F, Holcombe RF. Wnt Pathway-Related Gene Expression in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci October 2007
8. Frank L. Meyskens, Jr.1, Christine E. McLaren1, Daniel Pelot1, Sharon Fujikawa-Brooks1, Philip M. Carpenter1, Ernest Hawk9, Gary Kelloff9, Michael J. Lawson7, Jayashri Kidao3, John McCracken4, C. Gregory Albers1, Dennis J. Ahnen6, D. Kim Turgeon5, Steven Goldschmid2, Peter Lance2, Curt H. Hagedorn8, Daniel L. Gillen1 and Eugene W. Gerner2 Difluoromethylornithine Plus Sulindac for the Prevention of Sporadic Colorectal Adenomas: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial Cancer Prevention Research 1, 32-38, June 1, 2008
9. Dhavan A Parikh, Janak A Parikh, Gregory C Albers, Charles F Chandler; Acute small bowel perforation after wireless capsule endoscopy in a patient with Crohn's disease: a case report. Cases J. 2009 Jul 31;2:7607
10. Anthony V, Nguyen, C. Gregory Albers, Randall F Holcombe. Differentiation of tubular and villous adenomas based on Wnt pathway-related gene expression profiles. Nguyen AV, Albers CG, Holcombe RF. Int J Mol Med. 2010 Jul;26(1):121-5.
11. Chang KJ, Erickson RA, Charles A, Lightdale C, Chen YK, Binmoeller KF, Albers GC, Chen WP, McLaren CE, Sivak MV, Lee JG, Isenberg GA, Wong RC.EUS compared with endoscopy plus transabdominal US in the initial diagnostic evaluation of patients with upper abdominal pain. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010:July;

Submitted: Swapna B. Reddy, Christopher M. Hamerski, Sheetal S. Gavankar, Zarema J. Singson, Suvarna Deshmukh-Rane, Joseph C. Carmichael, Mark Li-cheng Wu, George V. Lawry, Robert H. Lee, Gregory C. Albers, and Nimisha K. Parekh. Sporadic Visceral Myopathy: Full Thickness Rectal Biopsy to Clinch the Diagnosis European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Publications-Abstracts:
1. Chang KJ, Albers CG, Ashby K. Endoscopic Ultrasound—Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Pleural and Ascitic Effusions in Cancer Staging. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1994; 1635.
2. Chang KJ, Chaurasia O, Albers CG, Wuerker R. Endoscopic Ultrasound—Guided Fine Needle Aspiration in the Evaluation of Extrinsic Lesions Adjacent to the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1994; 40(2): 61.
3. CG Albers, and F Marino. Delayed Ischemic Colitis Two Weeks After Focal Blunt Abdominal Trauma. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1995; 90:1670.
4. CG Albers. Hepatic Amyloidosis Mimicking Intrahepatic Sclerosing Cholangitis. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1995; 90:1669.
5. CG Albers. Co-association of Clostridium Difficille and Aeromonas Hydrophilia in Three Patients with Acute and/or Relapsing Diarrhea. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1996; 91:2002.
6. CG Albers. And S Severance. Acute Viral Hepatitis Complicated by Prolonged Hypophosphatemia and Renal Tubular Dysfunction. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1996; 91:2001.
7. CG Albers and DK Imagawa. Intrahepatic Duplication of the Gallbladder in a Young Patient with Biliary Colic. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1997.
8. C. Gregory Albers, M.D. Deep Vein Thrombosis as a Complication of Colonoscopy. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September 1997.
9. L Hernandez, G Albers, H Abdollazadeh, J Butler, R Del Rosario, T Pawlowski, L Thrupp. MALT lymphoma of the right colon associated with intestinal and mesenteric tuberculosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2001; 96;s207-208.
10. C.K. Lin, M.Y. Sheikh, C.G. Albers, F. Lin. Whipple disease masquerading as sarcoidosis. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2002; 97:S219.
11. T Caves, G. Albers. Mucosal Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma Involving Cervical Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa (Inlet Patch) In a Patient with Gastric MALT Lymphoma. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2003 Sept: 98(9): S180.
12. T Caves, G. Albers. An Unusual Case of Papillary Stenosis From Strongyloides Stercoralis In A Patient With HTLV-1. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2003 Sept: 98(9): S157.
13. KJ Chang, A Chak, C Lightdale, RA Erickson, YK Chen, K Binmoeller, G Albers, MV Sivak, JG Lee, PT Nguyen, GA Isenberg, RCK Wong. Primary Endoscopy/Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) versus Primary Endoscopy plus Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the work-up of patients with Upper Abdominal Pain (UAP): Final Results of a Prospective Multi-Center Study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2005 April: 61(5): AB83.
14. T Young, G Albers, X Zhao, S Gupta, and L Yel. Eosinophilic Esophagitis Associated With Peripheral Neuropathy. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology 2006; 96(1) P81.
15. Yoon, E, Wu, M, Lee, JG, and Albers, CG. Kayexalate Associated Colonic Perforation and Bleeding. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September, 2006
16. Chapman, David and Albers, C. Gregory Adjunctive Use of Steroids in Severe Relapsing C. Difficile Infection. The American Journal of Gastroenterology September, 2006Eugene Gerner, Frank Meyskens,
17. Christine McLaren, Dan Pelot, Sharon Fujikawa, Philip Carpenter, Michael Lawson, Jay Kidao, John McCracken, Gregory Albers, Dennis Ahnen, Kim Turgeon, Steve Goldschmid, Peter Lance, and Curt Hagedorn
Effects of combination chemoprevention on markers of cell turnover and agent action in colorectal mucosal tissue from patients in a Phase III trial of difluoromethylornithine and sulindac for prevention of colon polyp recurrence AACR Meeting Abstracts, Dec 2007; 2007: CN21-04.
18. Parikh D, Yen A, Rauch J, Dugan J, Parekh N, Albers G. Safety and Efficacy of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy in the Obese Population: Outcomes from the University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. DDW 2009
19. Parikh D, Rauch J, Yen A, Dugan J, Parekh N, Albers G. Utilization and Outcomes of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy by Age: Results from the University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. DDW 2009
20. Dugan J, Rauch J, Yen A, Parikh D, Parekh N, Albers G. Incidence of Extra-Small Bowel Findings in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Outcomes from The University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. DDW 2009
21. Parikh DA, Rauch JB, Yen A, Dugan J, Albers CG, Parekh NK Findings of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Men versus Women The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2009) 104:S96–S117
22. Parikh DA, Yen A, Rauch JB, Dugan J, Albers CG, Parekh NK Safety and Efficacy of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy in Patients after Abdominal Surgery The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2009) 104:S96–S117
23. Rauch JB, Yen A, Dugan J, Parikh DA, Parekh NK, Albers CG Extra-Small Bowel Findings in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2009) 104:S96–S117
24. Rauch JB, Yen A, Parikh DA, Dugan J, Parekh NK, Albers CG Findings in Endoscopically Deployed Small Bowel Wireless Capsule Endoscopy The American Journal of Gastroenterology (2009) 104:S96–S117
25. J. A. Zell, C. E. McLaren, C. G. Albers, E. W. Gerner, L. B. Wenzel, F. L. MeyskensA phase IIa clinical biomarker trial of aspirin and dietary arginine restriction in colorectal cancer patients J Clin Oncol 29: 2011 (suppl; abstr TPS132)
26. Reddy, S. Parkeh, N, Albers, CG et al Sporadic Visceral Myopathy: Accepted: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research; Pending Publication 2012








Posters/Oral Presentations at Digestive Diseases Week and American College of Gastroenterology
1. CG Albers, F Marino. Delayed Ischemic Colitis Two Weeks After Focal Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 1995.
2. CG Albers. Hepatic Amyloidosis Mimicking Intrahepatic Sclerosing Cholangitis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 1995.
3. CG Albers. Co-association of Clostridium Difficille and Aeromonas Hydrophilia in Three Patients with Acute and/or Relapsing Diarrhea. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology Oct 1996
4. CG Albers. S Severance. Acute Viral Hepatitis Complicated by Prolonged Hypophosphatemia and Renal Tubular Dysfunction. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Oct 1996.
5. CG Albers, DK Imagawa. Intrahepatic Duplication of the Gallbladder in a Young Patient with Biliary Colic. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 1997.
6. CG Albers. Deep Vein Thrombosis as a Complication of Colonoscopy. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 1997.
7. Hernandez L, Albers CG, et al. MALT Lymphoma of the Right Colon Associated with Intestinal and Mesenteric Tuberculosis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Las Vegas, NV, October 2001.
8. Lin C, Sheikh M, Albers CG, Lin F. Whipple’s Disease Masquerading As Sarcoidosis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Seattle, WA, October 2002.
9. Caves T, Albers CG. Mucosal Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma Involving Cervical Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa (Inlet Patch) in a Patient with Gastric MALT Lymphoma. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 2003
10. Caves T, Albers CG. An Unusual Case of Papillary Stenosis from Strongyloides stercoralis in a Patient with HTLV-1. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 2003.
11. KJ Chang, A Chak, C Lightdale, K Binmoeller, YK Chen, RA Erickson, G Albers, MV Sivak, PT Nguyen, JG Lee, GA Isenberg, RCK Wong. Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) compared with Endoscopy and Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the work-up of patients with Upper Abdominal Pain (UAP): A Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Study. Presented at Digestive Disease Week and Annual Meeting for American Gastroenterological Association, May 2004.
12. KJ Chang, A Chak, C Lightdale, RA Erickson, YK Chen, K Binmoeller, G Albers, MV Sivak, JG Lee, PT Nguyen, GA Isenberg, RCK Wong. Primary Endoscopy/Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) versus Primary Endoscopy plus Transabdominal Ultrasound (TUS) in the work-up of patients with Upper Abdominal Pain (UAP): Final Results of a Prospective Multi-Center Study. Presented at Digestive Disease Week and Annual Meeting for American Gastroenterological Association, May 2005.
13. Yoon, E, Wu, M, Lee, JG, and Albers, CG. Kayexalate Associated Colonic Perforation and Bleeding. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 2006
14. Chapman, David and Albers, C. Gregory Adjunctive Use of Steroids in Severe Relapsing C. Diff Infection. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 2006
15. Pelot, Daniel1; Meyskens, Frank L.1; Gerner, Eugene2; McLaren, Christine E.1; Fujikawa, Sharon1; Lawson, Michael J.7; Kidao, Jayashri3; McCracken, John5; Griffin, Ronald4; Albers, C G.1; Carpenter, Philip1; Ahnen, Dennis J.8; Turgeon, Danielle K.6; Hagedorn, Curt H Marked Efficacy of Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) plus Sulindac in Reducing Recurrent Colorectal Adenomas in Patients with Prior Adenomas: Results of A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Double–Blind Trial
16. Parikh D, Yen A, Rauch J, Dugan J, Parekh N, Albers G. Safety and Efficacy of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy in the Obese Population: Outcomes from the University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. Presented at DDW 2009
17. Parikh D, Rauch J, Yen A, Dugan J, Parekh N, Albers G. Utilization and Outcomes of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy by Age: Results from the University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. Presented at DDW 2009
18. Dugan J, Rauch J, Yen A, Parikh D, Parekh N, Albers G. Incidence of Extra-Small Bowel Findings in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Outcomes from The University of California Irvine Capsule Endoscopy Medical Research Database. Presented at DDW 2009
19. Parikh DA, Rauch JB, Yen A, Dugan J, Albers CG, Parekh NK Findings of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Men versus Women Presented ACG 2009
20. Parikh DA, Yen A, Rauch JB, Dugan J, Albers CG, Parekh NK Safety and Efficacy of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy in Patients after Abdominal Surgery Presented ACG 2009
21. Rauch JB, Yen A, Dugan J, Parikh DA, Parekh NK, Albers CG Extra-Small Bowel Findings in Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Presented ACG 2009
22. Rauch JB, Yen A, Parikh DA, Dugan J, Parekh NK, Albers CG Findings in Endoscopically Deployed Small Bowel Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Presented ACG 2009
   
Professional
Society
ACG, AGA, Orange County GI Society
   
   
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