Ali Lankarani
M.D.

Dr. Lankarani joined Borland Groover in 2012 from the Mayo Clinic hospital. He moved to Jacksonville from Pittsburgh after finishing his training in gastroenterology at the Drexel University- West Penn Allegheny Health System. Dr. Lankarani studied internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University-Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

Dr. Lankarani is a member of the Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Center (ATEC) at Borland Groover and performs advanced endoscopic procedures for diagnosis and treatment of pre-cancerous and early cancers of gastrointestinal tract. His is especially interested in endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and has been the lead investigator on the international multi-center study for endoscopic anterior fundoplication using MUSE system. His research interest mainly involves development of a new classification system used for personalized endoscopic treatment of GERD.

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Postgraduate Education
2005 - 2008
Internal Medicine Resident
Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital Program in Internal Medicine
2008 - 2011
Post-Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Allegheny General Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine
2011 - 2012
Advanced Endoscopy Fellow / Clinical Instructor
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Publications

Lankarani AM, Wallace MB, Endoscopic ultrasonography/fine-needle aspiration and endobronchial ultrasonography/fine-needle aspiration for lung cancer staging, Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2012 Apr;22(2):207-19

Lankarani AM, Wallace MB, ESD-EMR: the Western endoscopist’s point of view. Italian Journal of Digestive Endoscopy. 2012 June

Lankarani AM, Oustecky D, New Media and Gastroenterology Training, Spring 2010 PSG Newsletter

Lankarani AM, Agrawal R, Dhawan M. Gastric Carcinoma Concealed by Paraesophageal Hernia: Case report and review of the literature. The Internet Journal of Gastroenterology, 2010 - Volume 9 Number 2

Lankarani AM, Oustecky D. Rising Stars Poster Competition event reporting from Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting. Fall 2010 Newsletter

Abstracts

Lankarani AM, Wallace MB, Polarization Gating Spectroscopy of Apparently Normal Duodenal Mucosa to Detect Pancreatic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 75, 4, AB162,2012

Lankarani AM , Lukens F. Double Balloon Enteroscopy in Patients With Surgically Altered Bowel Anatomy: Analysis of Large Prospectively Collected Database, Gastroenterology Vol. 142, 5, S-1082,2012

Lankarani AM , Lukens F.Small Bowel Tumors Discovered During Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE): Analysis of Large Prospectively Collected Database, Gastroenterology Vol. 142, 5, Pages S-759-S-760,2012

Lankarani AM, Timothy AW. Use of Aspirin or NSAIDs and Female Gender are Associated With Decreased Risk for Dysplasia on Large Sessile Colonic Polyps, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 75, 4, AB410-AB41,2012

Lankarani AM, Timothy AW. Predictors of High Grade Dysplasia (HGD) or Adenocarcinoma (AC) on Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of Large Colonic Polyps, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 75, 4, AB499,2012

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Agreement between Onsite and Final Cytologic Interpretations of EUS-FNA, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 73, 4, AB251,2011

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer with EUSFNA: Factors That Influence Adequate Sampling, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 73, 4, AB259,2011

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Detection of Metastasis during Staging EUS in Patients with Pancreaticobiliary Cancer, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Vol. 73, 4, AB340,2011

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Agreement between Onsite and Final Cytologic Interpretations of EUS-FNA, The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology. 17(2011):S1,2011

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer with EUSFNA: Factors That Influence Adequate Sampling,The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology. 17(2011):S12,2011

Lankarani AM, Dhawan M. Detection of Metastasis during Staging EUS in Patients with Pancreaticobiliary Cancer, The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology. 17(2011):S12,2011

Lankarani AM, Agrawal R, Dhawan M. Gastric Carcinoma Concealed by Paraesophageal Hernia: A Rare Manifestation of a Common Disease. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104 (2009):S579.

Lankarani AM, Thakkar S. Isolated Jejunal Graft-Versus-Host-Disease Following Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104 (2009):S751.

Lankarani AM, Dutta SK. Successful Endoscopic Dilation of Cervical Webs: Two Case Reports. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 102 (2007): S386.

Lankarani AM, Dutta SK. Giant Hyperplastic Gastric Polyps: Precursor to Adenocarcinoma? The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 102 (2007): S401.

Lankarani AM, Chow D. Unusual Presentation of Pancreatitis. American College of Physicians (Abstract).