Clinical Director of Gastroenterology
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2008
American Gastroenterology Association
American Medical Association
Select Recent Publications:
Ferre AL, Hunt PW, Critchfield IW, Young DH, Morris MM, Garcia JC, Pollard RB, Yee HF, Martin IN, Deeks SG, and Shacklett BL. Mucosal immune responses to HIV-1 in elite controllers: a potential correlate of immune control. Blood 2009, 113(17): 3978-3989.
Critchfield IW, Lemongello 0, Walker DR, Garcia IC, Asmuth DM, Pollard RB, and Schacklett BL. Multifunctional Human Immunodeficiency Virus (RIV) Gag-Specific CD8+ T-Cell Responses in rectal Mucosa and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells during Chronic HIV Type 1 Infection. Journal of Virology 2007, 81(1): 1-12.
Tu RH, Grewall P, Leung JW, Suryaprasad AG, Sheykhzadeh P, Doan C, Garcia JC, Zhang N, Prindiville T, Mann S, Trudeau W. Diphenhydramine as an adjunct to sedation for colonoscopy: A double blind randomized, placebo controlled study. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2006, 63(1): 87-94.
Belafsky PC, Godin DA, Garcia IC, Rahim N. Comparison of data obtained from sedated versus unsedated wireless telemetry capsule placement: does sedation affect the results of ambulatory 48 hour pH testing? Laryngoscope 2005, 115: 1109-1113.
Garcia JC, Persky SE, Bonis PAL, Topazian M. Abscesses in Crohn's disease: Outcome of medical versus surgical treatment. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2001, 35(5): 409-412.
Garcia- Tsao, G, Angulo, P, Garcia, JC, Groszmann, R, Cadelina, G . The diagnostic and Predictive value of ascites nitric oxide levels in patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Hepatology 1998; 28 (1): 17-21.
Krinsky, ML, Robert, ME, Garcia, JC, Korzenik, JR, Topazian, M . "Polypoid vascular Malformations of the small intestine. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1998: 48 (5): 530-533.
Vender, R, Larson, J, Garcia, J, Topazian, M . "Appendicitis complicating colonoscopy". Case Report and review of the literature. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1995: 41 (5): 514 - 516.