Dr. Jovani has international experience with the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases since he has been trained and conducted research in Italy (University of Bologna and University of Milan) and in the United States (Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University). Dr. Jovani has a clinical and research interest in therapeutic endoscopy, including biliopancreatic endoscopy, bariatric endoscopy and third space endoscopy. He is passionate about patient care and strives to provide the latest and best available treatment options to his patients. Furthermore, Dr. Jovani strongly believes that research is key for improving patient care, and therefore is significantly involved in research. He has authored/coauthored over 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including one international guideline, and has presented his research in the best national and international professional meetings. In addition, he serves as award-winning peer-reviewer for the most important professional journals in the field of gastroenterology and endoscopy. This allows him to be at the forefront of scientific knowledge regarding gastrointestinal diseases and treatments, in particular with regard to therapeutic endoscopy.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Medicine
MD, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Mass.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.
Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
- Advanced therapeutic endoscopy
- ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
- EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)
- Interventional EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound): non-surgical minimally invasive EUS-guided procedures on the liver and bile ducts such as EUS-HGS (EUS-guided hepatogastrostomy
- EUS-CDS (EUS-guided choledocoduodenostomy)
- EUS-CG (EUS-guided cystgastrostomy)
- EDGE (Endoscopic ultrasound Directed transGastric ERCP
- EUS-GBD (EUS-guided gallbladder drainage)
- Primary bariatric endoscopy for weight loss: IGB (intragastric balloons)
- ESG (endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty)
- Management of weight regain after surgery or complications of bariatric surgery: TORe (transoral outlet reduction) fistula closure
- EMR (Endoscopic Mucosal Resection): minimally invasive non-surgical treatment option for superficial GI concers
- POEM (Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy): non-surgical treatment for achalasia
- eFTR (Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection): minimally invasive non-surgical full resection for GI tumors
- Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Barrett's esophagus
- General endoscopy
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE)
World Endoscopy Organization (WEO)
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Lexington, KY 40536
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Lexington, KY 40536
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