Dr Shyam Varadarajulu
Medical Director, Center for Interventional Endoscopy
Professor of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Dr. Shyam Varadarajulu was born and raised at Madras in India and completed his medical school at the Madras Medical College, his residency training at the Rochester St. Mary’s Hospital, and pursued a GI fellowship at University of Connecticut Health Center. He then underwent advanced training in ERCP and EUS under the tutelage of Peter Cotton and Robert Hawes at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He has spent the last nine years as an Associate Professor of Medicine on faculty at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
In June 2012, Dr. Varadarajulu moved to Florida Hospital in Orlando to become the Medical Director of the Center for Interventional Endoscopy and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Central Florida.
His research focus is on EUS-guided tissue acquisition, Interventional EUS, Pancreatic Endotherapy and
Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction. He is also the Associate Editor for the American Gastroenterological
Association’s official journal “Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology” and the official journal of the Japanese Endoscopic Society “Digestive Endoscopy”. He is a co-editor of the most widely read textbook on EUS, and has published more than 150 peer reviewed original articles, 20 textbook chapters and performed at numerous international live endoscopy workshops.