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Nathan Schmulewitz, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • High School Diploma-Valedictorian: The Pingry School
  • Bachelor's Degree: Harvard University College
  • Medical Degree: Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Internship & Residency : Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Fellowship : Duke University Medical Center
  • Advanced Fellowship : University of South Carolina
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (Certification Date: 20021106) - (Recertification Date: 20121003)

Specialties

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Study of Utility of Using Trucut Needle Biopsy to Diagnose Chronic Pancreatitis, Prospective Study of the Effects of Celiac Plexus Blockades to Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis, Accuracy and Efficiency of Same-Day EUS-FNA and EBUS-FNA for Staging of Lung Cancer, Use of Healing Touch as an Adjunt to Conscious Sedation for EUS, Role of Secretin- EUS in Predicting for Phincter of Oddi Dysfunctionin Patients with Relapsing Pancreatitis- Pending IRB Submission, Clinical Predictors of Herap...

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Schmulewitz, Nathan 2017. The magnets are coming! Are we ready to swallow our capsules? Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 85 2, 444-446

Duraiswamy, Sangeethapriya; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Rockey, Don C 2016. The role of 99m Tc-RBC scintigraphy in lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research, 64 4, 854-60

Epstein, Michael; Johnson, David A; Hawes, Robert; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Vanagunas, Arvydas D; Gossen, E Roderich; Robieson, Weining Z; Eaton, Susan; Dubow, Jordan; Chatamra, Krai; Benesh, Janet 2016. Long-Term PEG-J Tube Safety in Patients With Advanced Parkinson's Disease. Clinical and translational gastroenterology, 7 , e159

Lang, Anthony E; Rodriguez, Ramon L; Boyd, James T; Chouinard, Sylvain; Zadikoff, Cindy; Espay, Alberto J; Slevin, John T; Fernandez, Hubert H; Lew, Mark F; Stein, David A; Odin, Per; Fung, Victor S C; Klostermann, Fabian; Fasano, Alfonso; Draganov, Peter V; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Robieson, Weining Z; Eaton, Susan; Chatamra, Krai; Benesh, Janet A; Dubow, Jordan 2016. Integrated safety of levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel from prospective clinical trials. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 31 4, 538-46

Wilson, Gregory C; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Smith, Milton T; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Salehi, Marzieh; Choe, Kyuran A; Brunner, John E; Abbott, Daniel E; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A 2015. Total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation as the initial treatment for minimal-change chronic pancreatitis. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 17 3, 232-8

Wilson, Gregory C; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Smith, Milton T; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Salehi, Marzieh; Choe, Kyuran A; Levinsky, Nick C; Brunner, John E; Abbott, Daniel E; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Edwards, Michael J; Ahmad, Syed A 2015. Completion pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation as salvage therapy for patients failing previous operative interventions for chronic pancreatitis. Surgery, 158 4, 872-8; discussion 87

Fisher, Alexander V; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Wilson, Gregory C; Hanseman, Dennis J; Abbott, Daniel E; Smith, Milton T; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Choe, Kyran A; Wang, Jiang; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A 2014. High readmission rates after surgery for chronic pancreatitis. Surgery, 156 4, 787-94

Wilson, Gregory C; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Abbott, Daniel E; Smith, Milton T; Lowy, Andrew M; Matthews, Jeffrey B; Rilo, Horacio L R; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Salehi, Marzieh; Choe, Kyuran; Brunner, John; Hanseman, Dennis J; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Edwards, Michael J; Ahmad, Syed A 2014. Long-term outcomes after total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation: is it a durable operation? Annals of surgery, 260 4, 659-65; discussion 6

Wilson, Gregory C; Sutton, Jeffrey M; Salehi, Marzieh; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Smith, Milton T; Kucera, Stephen; Choe, Kyuran A; Brunner, John E; Abbott, Daniel E; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A 2013. Surgical outcomes after total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation in pediatric patients. Surgery, 154 4, 777-83; discussion 7

Alzahrani, Mohammed A; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Grewal, Sanjeet; Lucas, Fred V; Turner, Kevin O; McKenzie, Josh T; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ahmad, Syed A 2012. Metastases to the pancreas: the experience of a high volume center and a review of the literature. Journal of surgical oncology, 105 2, 156-61

Ahmed, Kashif; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Wang, Jiang; Schmulewitz, Nathan 2011. A case of EUS-guided FNA-related pancreatic cancer metastasis to the stomach. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 74 1, 231-3

Grewal, Sanjeet S; McClaine, Rebecca J; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Alzahrani, Mohammed A; Hanseman, Dennis J; Sussman, Jeffery J; Smith, Milton; Choe, Kyuran A; Olowokure, Olugbenga; Mierzwa, Michelle; Ahmad, Syed A 2011. Factors associated with recidivism following pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 13 12, 869-75

McClaine, Rebecca J; Lowy, Andrew M; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Grisell, David L; Ahmad, Syed A 2010. Neoadjuvant therapy may lead to successful surgical resection and improved survival in patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 12 1, 73-9

Sutton, Jeffrey M; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Smith, Milton; Kurland, Jayde E; Brunner, John E; Salehi, Marzieh; Choe, Kyuran A; Ahmad, Syed A 2010. Total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation as a means of treating patients with genetically linked pancreatitis. Surgery, 148 4, 676-85; discussion 6

Atkinson, Matt; Schmulewitz, Nathan 2009. Downstream hospital charges generated from endoscopic ultrasound procedures are greater than those from colonoscopies. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, 7 8, 862-7

McClaine, Rebecca J; Lowy, Andrew M; Matthews, Jeffrey B; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Sussman, Jeffrey J; Ingraham, Angela M; Ahmad, Syed A 2009. A comparison of pancreaticoduodenectomy and duodenum-preserving head resection for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 11 8, 677-83

O'Toole, T M; Schmulewitz, N 2009. Complication rates of EUS-guided celiac plexus blockade and neurolysis: results of a large case series. Endoscopy, 41 7, 593-7

Singh, Paramvir; Gelrud, Andres; Schmulewitz, Nathan; Chauhan, Shailendra 2008. Hemosuccus pancreaticus after EUS-FNA of pancreatic cyst (with video). Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 67 3, 543

Singh,P.; Gelrud,A.; Schmulewitz,N.; Chauhan,S. 2008. Hemosuccus pancreaticus after eus-fna of pancreatic cyst (with video) Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 67 3, 543

Schmulewitz, Nathan; Singh, Paramvir; Safa, Malek; Robinson-Smith, Toni 2007. Diagnosis of peritoneal carcinomatosis by EUS-guided FNA. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 66 4, 825-6; discussion 82

Schmulewitz, Nathan; Tobias, Jonathan; Singh, Paramvir 2007. Hyperplastic polyp arising from heterotopic gastric epithelium in the esophagus. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 66 6, 1221-2; discussion 1

Schmulewitz,N.; Singh,P.; Safa,M.; Robinson-Smith,T. 2007. Diagnosis of peritoneal carcinomatosis by eus-guided fna Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 66 4, 825

Schmulewitz,N.; Tobias,J.; Singh,P. 2007. Hyperplastic polyp arising from heterotopic gastric epithelium in the esophagus Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 66 6, 1221

Fehring,A.; Schmulewitz,N. 2006. Eus-guided fna diagnosis of recurrent follicular lymphoma in the transverse colon Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 64 4, 652

Prasad,P.; Schmulewitz,N.; Patel,A.; Varadarajulu,S.; Wildi,S.M.; Roberts,S.; Tutuian,R.; King,P.; Hawes,R.H.; Hoffman,B.J.; Wallace,M.B. 2004. Detection of occult liver metastases during eus for staging of malignancies Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 59 1, 49

Schmulewitz,N.; Hawes,R. 2004. Ureteral metastasis from an appendiceal carcinoma and diagnosis by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration Endoscopy, 36 5, 447

Schmulewitz,N.; Wildi,S.M.; Varadarajulu,S.; Roberts,S.; Hawes,R.H.; Hoffman,B.J.; Durkalski,V.; Silvestri,G.A.; Block,M.I.; Reed,C.; Wallace,M.B. 2004. Accuracy of eus criteria and primary tumor site for identification of mediastinal lymph node metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 59 2, 205

Varadarajulu,S.; Fraig,M.; Schmulewitz,N.; Roberts,S.; Wildi,S.; Hawes,R.H.; Hoffman,B.J.; Wallace,M.B. 2004. Comparison of eus-guided 19-gauge trucut needle biopsy with eus-guided fine-needle aspiration Endoscopy, 36 5, 397

Varadarajulu,S.; Schmulewitz,N.; Wildi,S.M.; Roberts,S.; Ravenel,J.; Reed,C.E.; Block,M.; Hoffman,B.J.; Hawes,R.H.; Wallace,M.B. 2004. Accuracy of eus in staging of t4 lung cancer Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 59 3, 345

Wallace MB, Ravenel J, Block MI, Fraig M, Silvestri G, Wildi SM, Schmulewitz N, Varadarajulu S, Roberts S, Hoffman BJ, Hawes RH, Reed C. 2004. Endoscopic Ultrasound in Lung Cancer Patients with a Normal Mediastinum on Computed Tomography. Annals Thoracic Surg, 77 5, 1763-8

Wallace,M.B.; Ravenel,J.; Block,M.I.; Fraig,M.; Silvestri,G.; Wildi,S.; Schmulewitz,N.; Varadarajulu,S.; Roberts,S.; Hoffman,B.J.; Hawes,R.H.; Reed,C.E. 2004. Endoscopic ultrasound in lung cancer patients with a normal mediastinum on computed tomography The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 77 5, 1763

Wildi,S.M.; Fickling,W.E.; Day,T.A.; Cunningham,C.D.,3rd; Schmulewitz,N.; Varadarajulu,S.; Roberts,S.S.; Ferguson,B.; Hoffman,B.J.; Hawes,R.H.; Wallace,M.B. 2004. Endoscopic ultrasonography in the diagnosis and staging of neoplasms of the head and neck Endoscopy, 36 7, 624

Wildi,S.M.; Judson,M.A.; Fraig,M.; Fickling,W.E.; Schmulewitz,N.; Varadarajulu,S.; Roberts,S.S.; Prasad,P.; Hawes,R.H.; Wallace,M.B.; Hoffman,B.J. 2004. Is endosonography guided fine needle aspiration (eus-fna) for sarcoidosis as good as we think? Thorax, 59 9, 794

Schmulewitz,N.; Fisher,D.A.; Rockey,D.C. 2003. Early colonoscopy for acute lower gi bleeding predicts shorter hospital stay: a retrospective study of experience in a single center Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 58 6, 841

Schmulewitz,N.; Hawes,R. 2003. Eus-guided celiac plexus neurolysis--technique and indication Endoscopy, 35 8, S49

Wildi,S.M.; Hoda,R.S.; Fickling,W.; Schmulewitz,N.; Varadarajulu,S.; Roberts,S.S.; Ferguson,B.; Hoffman,B.J.; Hawes,R.H.; Wallace,M.B. 2003. Diagnosis of benign cysts of the mediastinum: the role and risks of eus and fna Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 58 3, 362

Schmulewitz N, O'Connor J 2002. Esophageal disease caused by medication, radiation and internal trauma. Gastointestinal disease: an endoscopic approach 2nd edition. Slack, Inc., ,

Schmulewitz N, Tendler D. 2002. Sigmoidoscopy Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, 1st edition. Academic Press, San Diego, CA., ,

Schmulewitz,N.; Baillie,J. 2001. Dieulafoy lesions: a review of 6 years of experience at a tertiary referral center The American Journal of Gastroenterology, 96 6, 1688

Buller,R.S.; Arens,M.; Hmiel,S.P.; Paddock,C.D.; Sumner,J.W.; Rikhisa,Y.; Unver,A.; Gaudreault-Keener,M.; Manian,F.A.; Liddell,A.M.; Schmulewitz,N.; Storch,G.A. 1999. Ehrlichia ewingii, a newly recognized agent of human ehrlichiosis The New England journal of medicine, 341 3, 148

Schmulewitz N, Safa M, Robinson-Smith, T . Response to Comments (regarding "Diagnosis of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis by EUS-guided FNA") Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, ,