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Norman H. Gilinsky, MD

Physician

Professor Emeritus

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Cape Town
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK): Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellowship : American College of Gastroenterology
  • Fellowship : American College of Physicians (inactive)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (Certification Date: 19891107)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 19880915)

Specialties

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colonic Neoplasia/Disorders, Acid-related Disorders, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Motility, Pancreatico-biliary Disorders, Small Bowel Infiltrations, Radiation Bowel Disease.

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology

Acid reflux

Dyspepsia (Indigestion)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Small Intestine and Colon Diseases

Swallowing Problems

Peer Reviewed Publications

Gilinsky NH, Muthunayagam N. 2006. Gastrointestinal endoscopy in pregnant and lactating women: Emerging standard of care to guide decision-making. The Obstretrical and Gynecological Survey, 61: , 791

Gilinsky, Norman H; Muthunayagam, Newton 2006. Gastrointestinal endoscopy in pregnant and lactating women: emerging standard of care to guide decision-making. Obstetrical & gynecological survey, 61 12, 791-9

Fischer DR, Nussbaum MS, Pritts TA, Gilinsky NH, Weesner RE, Martin SP, Giannella RA. 1999. Use of omeprazole in the management of giant duodenal ulcer: Results of a prospective study. Surgery, 126: , 643

Fischer, D R; Nussbaum, M S; Pritts, T A; Gilinsky, N H; Weesner, R E; Martin, S P; Giannella, R A 1999. Use of omeprazole in the management of giant duodenal ulcer: results of a prospective study. Surgery, 126 4, 643-8; discussion 64

Gilinsky NH, Ulrich C. 1996. Colonic tumors. Endoscopy, 28: , 83

Hill DB, Stokes BD, Gilinsky NH. 1994. Arterial oxygen desaturation during emergency esophagogastroduodenoscopy: The effects of nasal oxygen. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 18: , 284

McGahan T, Gilinsky NH. 1994. Colonic tumors. Endoscopy, 26 , 70

McGahan, T P; Gilinsky, N H 1994. Colonic tumors. Endoscopy, 26 1, 70-87

Padilla B, Pollak VE, Pesce A, Kant KS, Gilinsky NH, Deddens JA. 1994. Pancreatitis in patients with end-stage renal disease. Medicine, 73: , 8

Padilla, B; Pollak, V E; Pesce, A; Kant, K S; Gilinsky, N H; Deddens, J A 1994. Pancreatitis in patients with end-stage renal disease. Medicine, 73 1, 8-20

Henderson JM, Gilinsky NH, Strodel WE. 1993. Limitations of percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition , 17: , 546

Gilinsky NH, Bright-Asare P, Cobert B, Fitch D, Lanza F, Kerr R. Savitsky JP, and other Members of the Multicenter Roxatidine Cooperative Study Group. 1992. A Multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, comparison of nocturnal Roxatidine in the treatment of active duodenal ulcer disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 87: , 847

Gilinsky, N H; Bright-Asare, P; Cobert, B L; Fitch, D D; Lanza, F L; Kerr, R M; Savitsky, J P 1992. A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled comparison of nocturnal roxatidine in the treatment of active duodenal ulcer disease. Multicenter Roxatidine Cooperative Study Group. The American journal of gastroenterology, 87 7, 847-53

Anderson JW, Gilinsky NH, Deakins DA, Smith SF, O'Neal DS, Dillon DW, Oeltgen PR: 1991. Lipid responses of hypercholesterolemic men to oat bran and wheat bran intake. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 54: , 678

Henderson JM, Gilinsky NH, Lee EY, Greenwood HF: 1991. Gaucher's disease complicated by bleeding esophageal varices and colonic infiltration by Gaucher cells. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 86: , 346

Hill DB, John WJ, Gilinsky NH: 1990. Right ventricular thrombosis after peritoneovenous shunt. Non-operative treatment with successful outcome. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 12: , 350

Gilinsky NH: 1989. Pancreatic function testing. Postgraduate Medicine, 86: , 165

Gilinsky NH, Briscoe GW, Kuo CS: 1988. Fatal Amiodarone hepatotoxicity. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 83: , 161-163

Gilinsky NH, Humphries LL, Fried AM, McClain CJ: 1988. Computed tomographic abnormalities of the pancreas in eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 7 , 567

Gilinsky NH: 1988. Peptic ulcer disease in the elderly. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 23(suppl 146): , 191

Gilinsky NH, Giles AO, O'Connor WN: 1987. Gastric antral vascular ectasia ('Watermelon Stomach'): First bleeding after aortic valve replacement. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 9: , 612

Gilinsky NH, Immelman EJ, Aitken RJ, and Payne M: 1987. Massive dilation of the Pancreatic duct associated with large calculi. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 33: , 54

Gilinsky NH, Lewis JW, Flueck JA, Fried AM: 1987. Annular pancreas associated with diffuse chronic pancreatitis. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 82: , 681

Gilinsky NH, Novis Bh, Wright JP, Dent DM, King H, Marks IN: 1987. The spectrum of immunoproliferative small intestinal disease: Clinical features and outcome in 30 cases. Medicine (Baltimore), 66: , 438

Gilinsky NH: 1987. The role of pancreatic function testing in the 1980's. South African Medical Journal, 71: , 235

Marks IN, Girdwood AH, Wright JP, Newton KA, Gilinsky NH, Kalvaria I, Burns DG, O'Keefe SJ, Tobias R, Lucke W: 1987. Nocturnal dosage regimen of sucralfate in maintenance treatment of gastric ulcer. American Journal of Medicine, 83(suppl.3B) , 95

Gilinsky NH, Bornman PC, Girdwood AH and Marks IN: 1986. The diagnostic yield of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in carcinoma of the pancreas: A study based on a continuous series of 117 patients. British Journal of Surgery , 73 , 539

Gilinsky NH, Chaimowitz G and van Staden MC: 1986. Immunoproliferative small intestinal disease with lymphoma: Diagnostic difficulties and pitfalls. South African Medical Journal, 69: , 260

Gilinsky NH, Elliot MS, Price SK and Wright JP. 1986. The nutritional consequences and neoplastic potential of juvenile polyposis coli. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 29: , 417

Gilinsky NH, Voigt MD, Bass DH and Marks IN: 1986. Tuberculous perforation of the bowel. A report of 8 cases. South African Medical Journal, 70 , 44

Marks IN, Wright JP, Bank L, Girdwood AH, Kalvaria I, Gilinsky NH, O'Keefe SJO and Lucke W: 1986. Comparison of pirenzapine with cimetidine in duodenal ulcer disease. A short-term and maintenance study. South African Medical Journal , 70: , 27

Marks IN, Wright JP, Gilinsky NH, Girdwood AH, Tobias R, Boyd E, Kalvaria I, O'Keefe SJ, Newton K, and Lucke W: 1986. A comparison of sucralfate dosage schedule in duodenal ulcer healting. Two grams twice a day versus one gram four times a day. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 8: , 419

Bornman PC, Collins JS, Abrahamson MJ and Gilinsky NH: 1985. Live abdominal pregnancy presenting as massive rectal bleeding. Postgraduate Medical Journal , 61: , 759

Gilinsky NH, Del Favero G, Cotton PB and Lees WR: 1985. Congenital short pancreas - a report of tow cases. Gut, 26 , 304

Gilinsky NH, Mee AS, Beatty DW, Novis BH, Young G, Price S, Purves LR and Marks IN: 1985. Plasma cell infiltration of the small bowel: lack of evidence for a nonsecretory form of alpha-heavy chain disease. Gut, 26: , 928

Gilinsky NH: 1985. Carcinoma of the pancreas: Role of endoscopy and ERCP. South African Cancer Bulletin, 29: , 67

Gilinsky NH: 1985. The pancreatic function test at the Gastrointestinal Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital - a historical perspective. South African Medical Journal, 68: , 493

Gilinsky NH: 1985. Radiation bowel and other vasculitides. South African Medical Journal, 68: , 504

Marks IN, Wright JP and Gilinsky NH: 1985. 25 Years of gastroenterology (editorial). South African Medical Journal, 68: , 443

Marks IN, Wright JP, Girdwood AH, Gilinsky NH and Lucke W: 1985. Maintenance sucralfate reduces rate of gastric ulcer recurrence. American Journal of Medicine, 79(suppl 2C): , 32

Novis BH and Gilinsky NH: 1985. Abdominal lymphoma. South African Medical Journal, 68: , 510

Novis BH, Gilinsky NH, Wright JP, Price Sand Marks IN: 1985. Plasma cell infiltration of the small intestine, recurrent pulmonary infections, and cellular immunodeficiency (Nezelof's syndrome). American Journal of Gastroenterology, 80: , 891

Gilinsky NH, Leung JWC, Heron C and Cotton PB: 1984. Calcific pancreatitis, calcification patterns and pancreatogram correlations. Clinical Radiology, 35: , 401

Novis BH, King HS, Gilinsky NH, Mee AS and Young G: 1984. Long survival in a patient with alpha-chain disease. Cancer, 53: , 970

Gilinsky NH, Burns DG, Barbezat GO, Levin W, Myers HS and Marks IN: 1983. The natural history of radiation-induced protosigmoiditis: An analysis of 88 patients. Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 53: 40, 53

Gilinsky NH, Marks IN, Kottler RE and Price SK: 1983. Gastrointestinal tuberculosis: a ten year review. South African Medical Jouranl, 64: , 849

Gilinsky NH, Mee AS and Marks IN: 1983. Evaluation of an extended panceatic function test in normal subjects and in those with chronic pancreatitis. South African Medical Journal, 63: , 118

Gilinsky NH, Novis BH, Mee AS, Wright JP, Price S and Marks IN: 1983. Immunoproliferative small intestinal disease: Follow-up of an alpha-chain negative, lymphoma-free group. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 5: , 421

Gilinsky NH: 1983. Blood in the stool. South African Journal of Continuing Medical Education, 1 , 48

Gilinsky NH and Kottler RE: 1982. Idiopathisc obstructive eosinophilic enteritis with raised IgE: Response to oral disodium cromoglycate. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 58: , 239

Wright JP, Marks IN, Mee AS, Girdwood AH, Bornman PC, Gilinsky NH, Tobias R and Lucke W: 1982. Ranitidine in the treatment of gastric ulceration. South African Medical Journal, 61: , 155

Gilinsky NH, Campbell JAH and Kirsch RE: 1981. The clinical spectrum of hepatic granuloma. South African Medical Journal, 60: , 691

Gilinsky NH: 1981. Eosinophilic enteritis in the husband, Crohn's disease in the wife. Lancet, i: 1425-1426,

Golconda, M S; Valente, J F; Bejarano, P; Gilinsky, N; First, M R . Mycophenolate mofetil-induced colonic ulceration in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation proceedings, 31 1-2, 272-3

Mee AS, Girdwood AH, Walker E, Gilinsky NH, Kottler RE and Marks IN: . Comparison of the oral (PABA) pancreatic function test, the secretin-pancreozymin test and endoscopic retrograde pancreatography in chronic alcohol induced pancreatitis. Gut, 26: , 1257

Abstract Publications

K. Safdar, M. Atiq, NH Gilinsky. 2006. Esophageal inlet patch: Symptoms and associations. Am J Gastroenterology, 101:9, , S77


NH Gilinsky, Stein J, Groden J, Huelsman K, Saal H. 1999. Effects of gender on interest in genetic testing for colorectal cancer among individuals with colorectal cancer. Am J Gastroenterolgy, 94: , 379.


M Golconda, J Valente, N Gilinsky, R First. 1998. Mycophenolate Mofetil-induced colonic ulceration in renal transplant recipient. Am J Kidney Dis, 31:, A17.


M. Golconda, J. Valente, P. Bejarano, N. Gilinsky, R. First. 1998. Colonic ulceration - a previously unreported adverse effect of Mycophenolate Mofetil. Transplantation , (S) , 224.


Gilinsky NH, Bright-Asare P, Fitch D, Kerr R. Lanza F, Cobert BL, Savitsky JP. 1991. Roxatidine for the treatment of active duodenal ulcer disease:United States experience. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology , 3(Suppl 1): , S4.


Henderson JM, Gilinsky NH, Strodel WE. 1991. Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy: Indications and complications in 36 patients. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 37: , 241.


Hill D, Nickl N, Gilinsky N, 1991. Nasal Oxygen alleviates hypoxemia during emergency upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 37: , 279.


Hill DB, Nickl NJ, Gilinsky NH. 1991. Arterial oxygen desaturation alleviated by supplemental nasal oxygen during emergency upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Southern Medical Journal,, 84: , 2S


Stokes DB, Hill DB, Gilinsky NH. 1991. Cardiopulmonary monitoring during emergency upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. American Journal of Gastroenterology,, 86: , 1376.


Sondhi S, Gilinsky N. 1990. Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage post bone marrow transplantation. Gastroenterology, 98: , A128.


Henslee PJ, Gilinsky NH, Cibull ML, Thompson JS, Scannon PJ, Beyers VS. 1988. Therapeutic intervention of gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease following treatment with XomaZyme7 assessed by visualization and histologic examination. Antibody, Immunoconjugates and Radiopharmaceuticals., ,


Henslee PJ, Gilinsky NH, Cibull ML, Thompson JS, Scannon PJ, Byers VS 1987. Resolution of gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease following treatment with XomaZyme7-H65 assessed by visualization and histologic examination. Blood 70 (suppl 1), , 307a.


Gilinsky NH, Madden MV, Kalvaria I, Dent DM: 1986. Quality of life after resection of gastric cancer. South African Medical Journal, 70: , 53.


Madden MV, Bass DH, Bornman PC, Gilinsky NH, Goodman HT: 1986. Intravenous netilmycin does not achieve therapeutic levels in pancreatic pseudocysts. South African Journal of Surgery, 24: , 123.


Gilinsky NH, Bornman PC, Girdwood AH, Marks IN: 1985. The yield of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in carcinoma of the pancreas. South African Medical Journal, 68: , 521.


Girdwood AH, Marks IN, Bornman PC, Gilinsky NH: 1985. Is alcohol-induced pancreatitis necessarily a chronic disease? South African Medical Journal , 68: , 519.


Marks IN, Wright JP, Gilinsky NH, Girwood AH, Tobias R, Boyd E, Kalvaria I, O'Keefe SJ, Newton K, Lucke W: 1985. Comparison of a sucralfate dosage schedule of 1g 4 times a day with 2g twice a day in duodenal ulcer healting. South African Medical Journal, 68: , 527.


Gilinsky NH, Leung JWC, Cotton PB: 1984. Calcification characteristics and pancreatogram correlations in calcific pancreatitis. South African Medical Journal, 65: , 1016


Gilinsky NH, Burns DG, Levin W 1982. Experience at Groote Schuur Hospital with radiotherapy-induced bowel injury. South African Medical Journal, 62: , 825


Girdwood AH, Hatfield A, Bornman PC, Kottler R, Marks IN, Denyer ME, Gilinsky NH: 1982. Structure and function in non-calcific pancreatitis. South African Medical Journal, 62: , 830.