Christopher V. Almario, MD, MSHPM

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Christopher V. Almario, MD, MSHPM

GI Motility Program
8723 Alden Dr #290
Los AngelesCA
90048

Phone:

310-423-7785

Fax:

310-423-0653

Christopher V. Almario, MD, MSHPM

Assistant Professor, Medicine

  • IM/Gastroenterology
  • General Gastroenterology

Celiac Disease

Colonoscopy

Constipation

Diarrhea

Esophageal Disorders

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders (Dysmotility)

Gastroparesis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

The research interests of Christopher Almario, MD, MSHPM, include digital medicine, health services research, cost-effectiveness analysis, clinical informatics, and development of technologies that improve health care delivery.

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, 2004
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, 2009
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
  • Master's: UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 2015
  • Cedars-Sinai Clinical Scholars Program
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Winnick Clinical Research Award Recipient
  • American College of Gastroenterology Scholar
  • American College of Gastroenterology Junior Faculty Development Grant Recipient

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Delshad SD, Almario CV (co-first author), Chey WD, Spiegel BMR. Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease and proton pump inhibitor-refractory symptoms. Gastroenterology. In press.
  • Adkins C, Takakura W, Spiegel BMR, Lu M, Vera-Llonch M, Williams J, Almario CV. Prevalence and characteristics of dysphagia based on a population-based survey. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. In press.
  • Gu P, Lew D, Oh SJ, Vipani A, Ko J, Hsu K, Mirakhor E, Pattisapu V, Bullen T, Fuller G, Spiegel BMR, Almario CV. Comparing the real-world effectiveness of competing colonoscopy preparations: results of a prospective trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019;114:305-314.

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