My name is S. Houssam Mardini; I completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky and advanced endoscopy training at the Medical University of South Carolina. I completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and medical school at Damascus University, Syria. I am a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (FASGE) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF).
My interests are endoscopic management of patients with chronic pancreatitis, therapeutic and advanced endoscopy, gastrointestinal epidemiology and health care organizational behavior and marketing. I have authored over 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters in the field of gastroenterology.
I am available for consultation for patients with disorders of the biliary tree and pancreas that require diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) techniques. I am an expert on luminal stenting and pancreatic fluid collection management.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Damascus University, School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Advanced Endoscopy, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Gastroenterology, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology
Fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association
Digestive Diseases & Nutrition
Second Floor, Wing C, Room D211
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284
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