Request an Appointment:
Online or Call 1-888-824-0200

Our Interventional Endoscopy Team

Our team provides cutting-edge technology and a comprehensive approach to patient care. Our state-of-the-art endoscopy suite is equipped with the latest technology and is located in the University of Chicago Medicine's brand-new hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery. We perform advanced endoscopic procedures to diagnose and treat a variety of gastrointestinal diseases.

Irving Waxman, MD
Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics

Dr. Waxman is one of the world's leading authorities on endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). His work also focuses on state-of-the-art endoscopic procedures for esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, lung, and rectal tumors. Current areas of clinical research include minimally invasive therapy for esophageal and colonic cancers and per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), a minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for achalasia.

Uzma Siddiqui, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopy Training

Dr. Siddiqui has a clinical focus on gastrointestinal oncology and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Other therapeutic endoscopic procedures she performs include endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with the removal of stones and stenting of tumors to relieve obstruction in both the bile duct and the pancreatic duct, drainage of pancreatic cysts, nerve block for pain related to pancreatic cancer, radiofrequency ablation of Barrett’s esophagus, and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large polyps or small tumors in the GI tract.

Christopher Chapman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy

Dr. Chapman has a special interest in endoscopic bariatric therapies, such as intragastric balloon placement, endoscopic suturing (endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and bariatric surgery revision) and aspiration therapy. These procedures offer a minimally invasive, reversible weight loss option for patients who are not candidates for, or decide against, surgery. He also performs a wide range of procedures, including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA)/cryotherapy, to diagnosis and treat a variety of gastrointestinal diseases.

Request an Appointment


CERT: Interventional Endoscopy

Related Links

Featured Publication

Our study of endoscopic submucosal dissection performed in a Western setting was recently published in Digestive Diseases and Sciences. Read the article or view more of our selected publications.