Jason B. Klapman, MD

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Jason B. Klapman, MD



          •  Gastroenterology

          •  University of California at Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA - Interventional Endoscopy
          •  University Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL - Gastroenterology

          •  Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Internal Medicine
          •  Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Internal Medicine

          •  Finch University of Health Sciences, North Chicago, IL - MD

  • Ge PS, Hamerski CM, Watson RR, Komanduri S, Cinnor BB, Bidari K, Klapman JB, Lin CL, Shah JN, Wani S, Donahue TR, Muthusamy VR. Plastic biliary stent patency in patients with locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma receiving downstaging chemotherapy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Feb;81(2):360-366. Pubmedid: 25442083.

  • Permuth-Wey J, Chen YA, Fisher K, McCarthy S, Qu X, Lloyd MC, Kasprzak A, Fournier M, Williams VL, Ghia KM, Yoder SJ, Hall L, Georgeades C, Olaoye F, Husain K, Springett GM, Chen DT, Yeatman T, Centeno BA, Klapman J, Coppola D, Malafa M. A genome-wide investigation of microRNA expression identifies biologically-meaningful microRNAs that distinguish between high-risk and low-risk intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas. PLoS One. 2015 Jan;10(1):e0116869. Pubmedid: 25607660. Pmcid: PMC4301643.

  • Strom TJ, Klapman JB, Springett GM, Meredith KL, Hoffe SE, Choi J, Hodul P, Malafa MP, Shridhar R. Comparative long-term outcomes of upfront resected pancreatic cancer after preoperative biliary drainage. Surg Endosc. 2015 Jan. Pubmedid: 25631110.

  • You Y, Shao H, Bui K, Bui M, Klapman J, Cui Q, Coppola D. Epstein-barr virus positive inflammatory pseudotumor of the liver: report of a challenging case and review of the literature. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2014 NOV;44(4):489-498. Pubmedid: 25361938.

  • Brugge WR, De Witt J, Klapman JB, Ashfaq R, Shidham V, Chhieng D, Kwon R, Baloch Z, Zarka M, Staerkel G. Techniques for cytologic sampling of pancreatic and bile duct lesions: The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Guidelines. Cytojournal. 2014 SEP;11(Suppl 1):2. Pubmedid: 25191516. Pmcid: PMC4153336.

  • Lin CL, Meredith K, Klapman J. Rate of Recurrent Luminal Esophageal Cancer in Asymptomatic Patients After Curative Treatment for Esophageal Cancer. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014 Aug. Pubmedid: 25127115.

  • Brugge W, Dewitt J, Klapman JB, Ashfaq R, Shidham V, Chhieng D, Kwon R, Baloch Z, Zarka M, Staerkel G. Techniques for cytologic sampling of pancreatic and bile duct lesions. Diagn Cytopathol. 2014 Apr;42(4):333-337. Pubmedid: 24554498.

  • Harris CL, Toloza EM, Klapman JB, Vignesh S, Rodriguez K, Kaszuba FJ. Minimally invasive mediastinal staging of non-small-cell lung cancer: emphasis on ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration. Cancer Control. 2014 Jan;21(1):15-20. Pubmedid: 24357737.

  • Burt RW, Cannon JA, David DS, Early DS, Ford JM, Giardiello FM, Halverson AL, Hamilton SR, Hampel H, Ismail MK, Jasperson K, Klapman JB, Lazenby AJ, Lynch PM, Mayer RJ, Ness RM, Provenzale D, Rao MS, Shike M, Steinbach G, Terdiman JP, Weinberg D, Dwyer M, Freedman-Cass D. Colorectal cancer screening. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2013 Dec;11(12):1538-1575. Pubmedid: 24335688.

  • Herman JM, Wild AT, Wang H, Tran PT, Chang KJ, Taylor GE, Donehower RC, Pawlik TM, Ziegler MA, Cai H, Savage DT, Canto MI, Klapman J, Reid T, Shah RJ, Hoffe SE, Rosemurgy A, Wolfgang CL, Laheru DA. Randomized phase III multi-institutional study of TNFerade biologic with fluorouracil and radiotherapy for locally advanced pancreatic cancer: final results. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar;31(7):886-894. Pubmedid: 23341531.

  • Wong J, Weber J, A Centeno B, Vignesh S, Harris CL, Klapman JB, Hodul P. High-Grade Dysplasia and Adenocarcinoma Are Frequent in Side-Branch Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Measuring Less than 3?cm on Endoscopic Ultrasound. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Jan;17(1):78-85. Pubmedid: 22948841.

  • Kucera S, Centeno BA, Springett G, Malafa MP, Chen YA, Weber J, Klapman J. Cyst Fluid Carcinoembryonic Antigen Level Is not Predictive of Invasive Cancer in Patients with Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of the Pancreas. JOP. 2012 Jul;13(4):409-413. Pubmedid: 22797397.

  • Patel M, Hoffe S, Malafa M, Hodul P, Klapman J, Centeno B, Kim J, Helm J, Valone T, Springett G. Neoadjuvant GTX chemotherapy and IMRT-based chemoradiation for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2011 Aug;104(2):155-161. Pubmedid: 21520097. Pmcid: PMC3347705.

  • Lin JL, Barthel JS, Keshishian J, Eikman EA, Klapman JB. Negative predictive value of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with a clinical suspicion of pancreatic cancer. Pancreas. 2011 Jul;40(5):653-656. Pubmedid: 21602734.

  • Nair R, Barthel J, Centeno B, Choi J, Klapman J, Malafa M. Interdisciplinary management of an intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas. Cancer Control. 2008 Oct;15(4):322-333. Pubmedid: 18813200.

  • Klapman J, Malafa M. Early detection of pancreatic cancer: why, who, and how to screen. Cancer Control. 2008 Oct;15(4):280-287. Pubmedid: 18813195.

  • Barthel JS, Kelley ST, Klapman JB. Management of persistent gastroesophageal anastomotic strictures with removable self-expandable polyester silicon-covered (Polyflex) stents: an alternative to serial dilation. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Mar;67(3):546-552. Pubmedid: 18294520.

  • Klapman JB, Chang KJ. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle injection. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2005 Jan;15(1):169-77, x. Pubmedid: 15555959.

  • Klapman JB, Ene-Stroescu D, Becker MA, Hanauer SB. A lupus-like syndrome associated with infliximab therapy. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2003 May;9(3):176-178. Pubmedid: 12792223.

Dr. Jason Klapman is a gastroenterologist and medical director of Endoscopy in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center.  He is an associate professor of oncology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Klapman’s research and clinical interests include endoscopic-ultrasound (EUS) fine needle aspiration for mediastinal and GI neoplasms, including pancreatic cysts and tumors; endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; enternal stenting; EUS-guided celiac plexus neurolysis; endoscopic mucosal resection; cryoablation and radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus.

Dr. Klapman received his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School.  He completed a residency in internal medicine at Rush University, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, where he was chief resident his last year.  Dr. Klapman pursued additional training through a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Chicago and an interventional endoscopy fellowship at University of California at Irvine Medical Center.

Dr. Klapman is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Florida Gastroenterologic Society and American College of Gastroenterology.  He is widely published, including peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and educational DVDs.



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