2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
University of Washington
New York City, New York
University of Chicago
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995
American Association for Cancer Research
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Ad hoc Reviewer - Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Honors and Awards:
New Faculty Grant Program Award - UC Davis, 1999
ADHF/Advanced Research Training Award, 1998
Ninth North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows - Best Poster presentation: Dexamethasone protection of intestinal epithelial cells against oxidant injury is mediated by induction of heat shock protein 72, 1998
ASGE/Bard Resident/Fellow Manuscript Award: Mycobacteria and glutaraldehyde: is high-level disinfection of endoscopes possible?, 1996
Select Recent Publications:
2009 Lin B, Urayama S, Saroufeem RMG, Matthews DL, Demos SG. Real-time microscopic imaging of esophageal epithelial disease with autofluorescence under ultra violet excitation. Optics Express 17(15):12502-12509.
2008 Ganz RA, Overholt BF, Sharma VK, Panjehpour S, DeMeester SR, Urayama S, et.al. HALO360 Circumferential ablation of Barrett's esophas that contains high-grade dysplasia: A U.S. multi-center registry. Gastrointest Endoscopy 26(6):835-840.
2007 Wang H, Ryu J, Gandara D, Bold RJ, Urayama S, Tanaka M, et. al. A phase II study of paclitaxel, carboplatin, and radiation with or without surgery for esophageal cancer. J Thoracic OncoI 2(2):153-157.
2006 Lee JG, Lum D, Urayama S, Mann S, Saavedra S, Vigil H, Vilaysak C, Leung JW, Leung FW. Extended flexible sigmoidoscopy performed by colonoscopists for colorectal cancer screening: a pilot study. Aliment Pharmacol & Ther 23(7):945-951.
2006 Tran Q, Urayama S, Meyers FJ. Endoscopic ultrasound guided celiac plexus neurolysis for pancreatic cancer pain: a single institution experience and review of the literature. J Supportive Oncology 4(9):460-463.
2006 Lieber CA, Urayama S, Rahim N, Tu R, Demos SG. Multimodal spectral imaging as an exploratory tool for dysplastic esophageal lesion identification. Optics Express 14(6):2211-2219.
2005 Umphress JL, Hoda K, Oswal HN, Urayama S. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting as pancreatic mass: a case report and review of the literature. Practical Gastroenterology 29(8):67-75.
2004 Umphress JL, Pecha RE, Urayama S. Biliary stricture caused by portal biliopathy: diagnosis by EUS with Doppler US. Gastrointest Endosc 60(6):1021-1024.
2002 Urayama S. Reduction of tissue injury by geranylgeranylacetone in rat acute pancreatitis model. [Japanese] Medical Tribune 35:19.
2002 Stein M, Schneider PD, Ho H, Eckert R, Urayama S, Bold RJ. Percutaneous transhepatic portography with intravascular ultrasonography for evaluation of venous involvement of hepatobiliary and pancreatic tumors. J Vase Interv Radiol 13:805-814.