David G. Forcione, MD is the Associate Director of Interventional Endoscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Forcione's has clinical expertise is in all aspects of Interventional Endoscopy, with particular focus on endoscopic evaluation of the pancreas and bile ducts, diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's esophagus, and management of early gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Forcione sees patients at MGH in Danvers and in Boston.
PublicationsKaraca C, Turner B, Forcione,DG, Brugge W. The Accuracy of EUS in the Evaluation of Small Gastric Subepithelial Lesions. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 71(4),722-727. 2010 Apr 17.
Telford JJ, Carr-Locke DL, Baron T, Poneros JM, Bounds BC, Kelsey PB, Schapiro RH, Huang, CS, Lichtensetin DR, Jacobson BC, Saltzman JR, Thompson CC, Forcione DG, Gostout CJ, Brugge WR. A randomized trial comparing uncovered and partially covered self-expandable metal stents in the palliation of distal malignant biliary obstruction. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 72(5) 2010 Nov. 18.
Genevay M, Mino-Kenudson M, Yaeger KA, Konstantinidis I, Ferrone C, Thayer S, Fernandez-del Castillo C, Sahani D, Bounds B, Forcione DG, Brugge WR, Pitman MB. Cytology Adds Value to Imaging Studies for Risk Assessment of Malignancy in Pancreatic Mucinous Cysts. Annals of Surgery (in press) 2011.
Shaw AT, Forcione DG, Digumarthy SR, Iafrate AJ Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 21-2011. A 31-year-old man with ALK-positive adenocarcinoma of the lung. N Engl J Med. 365(2):158-67, 2011 Jul 14.
Puli SR, Bechtold ML, Pamulaparthy SR, Marshall SJ, Cashman M, Forcione DG Diagnostic Accuracy of EUS in Detecting Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review (submitted for publication)
Karaca C, Turner B, Forcione DG, Brugge, WR. EUS of Duplication Cysts (submitted for publication)
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