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Feng Li, MD

Trinity Mother Frances Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy



Specialty
Gastroenterology

Education
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Scottsdale, AZ
Fellowship Training in Gastroenterology, 2005-2008

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Division of Internal Medicine
Residency Training in Internal Medicine, 2002-2005

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
M.D., May 2002

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry with minor in Biology, June 1997

Research

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ

Experience
Fellow in Gastroenterology, July 2005 – present
Research Projects:
“Stereoscopic Visualization and Haptic Virtual Exploration of GI Endoscopic Images of Improved Diagnosis” PI: Dr. Ananya Das
“Digital Analysis for Better Detection of Pancreatic Cancer” PI: Dr. Ananya Das
“Retention of the Capsule Endoscopy” PI: Dr. Jonathan A. Leighton
“Predictors of Benign Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms” PI: Dr. M. Wallace
“Patient Preference and Acceptance with Sodium Phosphate Tablet (Visicol) Preparation
for Colonoscopy” PI: Dr. Suryakanth R Gurudu

Division of Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Internal Medicine Resident, July 2002-June 2005
Projects:
“Right-sided Colon Ischemia in Hemodialysis Patients” PI: Dr. Lawrence Brandt
“Hemoconcentration in Patients with Post-ERCP Pancreatitis”. PI: Dr. Lawrence Brandt

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Research Assistant, June 1997- August 1998
Investigated the P38 signal transduction pathway and apoptosis mechanism
PI: Dr. Amy Yee

Millennium Pharmaceutical Inc., Cambridge, MA
Research Technician, May 1996-August 1996
Worked on mutation detection and positional cloning in oncology and obesity studies. PI: Dr. Lawrence Richardson

Human Nutrition Research Center of U.S.D.A. at Tufts University
Research Assistant, May 1995-August 1995
Organic synthesis of D-4 deuterated vitamin A.
PI: Dr. Robert Russell

Publications/Presentations
Feng Li
, Ananya Das, Cuong Nguyen: Quantitative texture analysis of EUS images accurately differentiates pancreatic cancer from normal tissue and may obviate the need for EUS-FNA. Gastrointestional Endoscopy April 2006 63:5: AB256

Feng Li, Jonathan A. Leighton, Virender K. Sharma, David E. Fleischer, Arthur D. Shiff, Russell I. Heigh, Paula Erickson, Janet Post, Suryakanth R. Gurudu: Retention of the Capsule Endoscope: A Single Center Experience of 1000 Patients. The American Journal of Gastroenterology Sept. 2006 101:S2: A1380 [accepted by GIE for a full manuscript]

Ananya Das, Cuong Nguyen, Feng Li: Digital Image Analysis of Endoscopic Ultrasound Images Accurately Differentiates Pancreatic Cancer (PC) from Chronic pancreatitis (CP). Gastrointestional Endoscopy April 2007 65:5: AB103 [accepted for a full manuscript]

Feng Li, Ananya Das, Baoxin Li, Jin Zhou: Stereoscopic Visualization and Haptic Virtual Exploration of Endoscopic Images for Improved Diagnosis. Gastrointestional Endoscopy April 2007 65:5:AB348

Zhuan Liao, Feng Li, Zhaoshen Li: Effect of Right Lateral Position on Gastric Transit of Capsule Endoscope: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Endoscopy [accepted for a full manuscript, in press]

Feng Li: Endoscopic Training in the United States: A Brief Introduction Chinese Journal of Pancreatology Nov 2007 7;S;43-46

Feng Li, Jonathan A. Leighton: Blackwell Clinical Handbook: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chapter IX: Diagnosis of IBD. [in press]

Feng Li, Jonathan Leighton, Virender K. Sharma: A Comprehensive Review: Capsule Endoscopy. The Journal Minerva gastroenterological E Dietologica (Italy) 2007;53;257-72

Feng Li, Jonathan Leighton, Virender K. Sharma: Capsule Endoscopy in the Evaluation of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Comprehensive Review. Gastroenterology and Hepatology Oct 2007 3:10:777-785

Al-Haddad, M., Wallace, M B.; Raimondo, M; Woodward, TA; Frank G; Collin, D; Li, F; Nguyen, CC; Das, A; Wells, CD; Pungpapong, S; Gross, SA.: Surgical vs. Conservative Approach to Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm: When to Intervene? [Oral presentation] DDW 2007


Honors/Awards

MIT Institutional Scholarship 1993-1997
MIT Undergraduate Research Grant 1995-1996
Kidney stone crystal formation study. Preceptor: Dr. William Johnson, Dept. of Chemistry Academic Excellence Day, Phoenix, AZ. Second Place in Poster Presentation Contest. 2007