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Michael F.  Vaezi

Michael F. Vaezi, M.S., M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition)
Researcher

Contact Information:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1501 TVC
Nashville, TN 37232-1501
615-322-0128

Education
 
  • M.D. - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992
  • Ph.D. - University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1988
  • M.S. - Case Western Reserve University, 1983
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic, 1996
  • Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1995
  • Internship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1993
 
Publications
  • Kavitt RT, Penson DF, Vaezi MF. Eosinophilic esophagitis: dilate or medicate? A cost analysis model of the choice of initial therapy. Dis. Esophagus [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul; 27(5): 418-23. PMID: 22947137, PMCID: PMC3823713, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2012.01409.x, ISSN: 1442-2050.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22947137.
  • Vaezi MF. Botulinum toxin in nonachalasia motility disorders: a welcomed therapy in an area with limited therapeutic options [editorial]. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2013 Sep; 11(9): 1122-4. PMID: 23602825, PII: S1542-3565(13)00476-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.04.009, ISSN: 1542-7714.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23602825.
  • Francis DO, Rymer JA, Slaughter JC, Choksi Y, Jiramongkolchai P, Ogbeide E, Tran C, Goutte M, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Vaezi MF. High economic burden of caring for patients with suspected extraesophageal reflux. Am. J. Gastroenterol [print-electronic]. 2013 Jun; 108(6): 905-11. PMID: 23545710, PII: ajg201369, DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.69, ISSN: 1572-0241.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23545710.
  • Yuksel ES, Slaughter JC, Mukhtar N, Ochieng M, Sun G, Goutte M, Muddana S, Gaelyn Garrett C, Vaezi MF. An oropharyngeal pH monitoring device to evaluate patients with chronic laryngitis. Neurogastroenterol. Motil [print-electronic]. 2013 May; 25(5): e315-23. PMID: 23495894, DOI: 10.1111/nmo.12109, ISSN: 1365-2982.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23495894.
  • Naik RD, Vaezi MF. Extra-esophageal manifestations of GERD: who responds to GERD therapy?. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Apr; 15(4): 318. PMID: 23435747, DOI: 10.1007/s11894-013-0318-4, ISSN: 1534-312X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23435747.
  • Hom C, Vaezi MF. Extraesophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroenterol. Clin. North Am [print-electronic]. 2013 Mar; 42(1): 71-91. PMID: 23452632, PII: S0889-8553(12)00126-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.gtc.2012.11.004, ISSN: 1558-1942.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23452632.
  • Yuksel ES, Vaezi MF. Therapeutic strategies for laryngeal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease. J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar; 47(3): 195-204. PMID: 23340061, DOI: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e31827458f9, ISSN: 1539-2031.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23340061.
  • Kavitt RT, Higginbotham T, Slaughter JC, Patel D, Yuksel ES, Lominadze Z, Abou-Ismail A, Pasricha T, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Vaezi MF. Symptom reports are not reliable during ambulatory reflux monitoring. Am. J. Gastroenterol [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 107(12): 1826-32. PMID: 23090349, PII: ajg2012342, DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2012.342, ISSN: 1572-0241.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23090349.
  • Saritas Yuksel E, Higginbotham T, Slaughter JC, Mabary J, Kavitt RT, Garrett CG, Vaezi MF. Use of direct, endoscopic-guided measurements of mucosal impedance in diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2012 Oct; 10(10): 1110-6. PMID: 22642956, PII: S1542-3565(12)00625-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2012.05.018, ISSN: 1542-7714.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22642956.
  • Saritas Yuksel E, Vaezi MF. New developments in extraesophageal reflux disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2012 Sep; 8(9): 590-9. PMID: 23483833, PMCID: PMC3594960, ISSN: 1554-7914.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23483833.
  • Aslam M, Slaughter JC, Goutte M, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Vaezi MF. Nonlinear relationship between body mass index and esophageal acid exposure in the extraesophageal manifestations of reflux. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2012 Aug; 10(8): 874-8. PMID: 22226893, PII: S1542-3565(12)00008-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2011.12.032, ISSN: 1542-7714.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226893.
  • Francis DO, Sumner E, Goutte M, Slaughter JC, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Vaezi MF. Feasibility of dual wireless esophageal pH monitoring: randomized blinded sham-controlled trial. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 147(1): 91-7. PMID: 22368041, PII: 0194599812438183, DOI: 10.1177/0194599812438183, ISSN: 1097-6817.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22368041.
  • Saritas Yuksel E, Hong SK, Strugala V, Slaughter JC, Goutte M, Garrett CG, Dettmar PW, Vaezi MF. Rapid salivary pepsin test: blinded assessment of test performance in gastroesophageal reflux disease. Laryngoscope [print-electronic]. 2012 Jun; 122(6): 1312-6. PMID: 22447277, DOI: 10.1002/lary.23252, ISSN: 1531-4995.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22447277.
  • Rippel SW, Acra S, Correa H, Vaezi M, Di Lorenzo C, Walker LS. Pediatric patients with dyspepsia have chronic symptoms, anxiety, and lower quality of life as adolescents and adults. Gastroenterology [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 142(4): 754-61. PMID: 22226783, PMCID: PMC3321087, PII: S0016-5085(12)00008-X, DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2011.12.043, ISSN: 1528-0012.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22226783.
  • Vaezi MF. Use of symptom indices in the management of GERD. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2012 Mar; 8(3): 185-7. PMID: 22675281, PMCID: PMC3365522, ISSN: 1554-7914.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22675281.
  • Saritas Yuksel E, Vaezi MF. Extraesophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease: cough, asthma, laryngitis, chest pain. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012; 142: w13544. PMID: 22442097, PII: smw-13544, DOI: 10.4414/smw.2012.13544, ISSN: 1424-3997.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22442097.
  • Fletcher KC, Goutte M, Slaughter JC, Garrett CG, Vaezi MF. Significance and degree of reflux in patients with primary extraesophageal symptoms. Laryngoscope. 2011 Dec; 121(12): 2561-5. PMID: 22109753, DOI: 10.1002/lary.22384, ISSN: 1531-4995.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22109753.
  • Slaughter JC, Goutte M, Rymer JA, Oranu AC, Schneider JA, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Vaezi MF. Caution about overinterpretation of symptom indexes in reflux monitoring for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2011 Oct; 9(10): 868-74. PMID: 21782769, PII: S1542-3565(11)00737-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2011.07.009, ISSN: 1542-7714.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21782769.
  • Francis DO, Goutte M, Slaughter JC, Garrett CG, Hagaman D, Holzman MD, Vaezi MF. Traditional reflux parameters and not impedance monitoring predict outcome after fundoplication in extraesophageal reflux. Laryngoscope [print-electronic]. 2011 Sep; 121(9): 1902-9. PMID: 22024842, DOI: 10.1002/lary.21897, ISSN: 1531-4995.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22024842.
  • Abou-Ismail A, Vaezi MF. Evaluation of patients with suspected laryngopharyngeal reflux: a practical approach. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011 Jun; 13(3): 213-8. PMID: 21360069, DOI: 10.1007/s11894-011-0184-x, ISSN: 1534-312X.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21360069.