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S. Houssam Mardini, MD, MBA, MPH, FASGE, FACG, FAGAF

Section Chief, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Program Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

Practice areas

  • Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Advanced Endoscopic Imaging Techniques
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors
  • Interventional Endoscopy ERCP EUS EMR Luminal Stenting and Ablative Therapies including RFA
  • Pancreas Disease



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

Additional information


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.