Estados Unidos

Dr. Stavropoulos is a pioneer of ESD in the US (2005), 2nd operator in the world to perform a POEM (2009), and 1st Western operator to perform STER & free-hand EFTR (2012). He led the effort culminating in the SAGES/ASGE POEM white paper (2014) and has recently published the largest Western single-center series of POEM (GIE 2021) & ESD (CGH 2020). He is continuing to innovate, with the Anti-reflux POEM being his latest contribution. He founded Long Island Live, the pre-eminent 3rd space live endoscopy course in the US ( He is fellow of the ASGE & AGA, member of SAGES and one of a small number of US endoscopists honored with fellowship to the Japanese Society of GI Endoscopy (JGES), one of the oldest and most revered endoscopy societies.