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Department of Internal Medicine

Digestive Diseases

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Norman Gilinsky, MD

Professor Emeritus

Education/Credentials
  • Bacherlor'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) 11/07/1989
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 09/15/1988
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building, 6th Floor
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • PO Box 670595, ML 0595
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 670595
  • Office 513-558-5244
  • Fax 513-558-1744
  • Email gilinsnh@ucmail.uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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

Published Abstracts

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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.