Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH

Clinical Interests: Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Esophageal Motility Disorders.

Academic Interests:  Dr. Shaheen performs extensive clinical and translational research in diseases of the esophagus, with a special emphasis on pre-cancerous and cancerous conditions.  He is interested in developing improved methods of detecting people who have these conditions before they present with symptoms.  He is Director for the Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing at UNC, and has authored more than 200 papers on these diseases.

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Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
AB Harvard University Biology
MD University of Chicago Medicine
MPH University of North Carolina Epidemiology
Residency University of Chicago Medicine
Fellowship University of North Carolina Gastroenterology