Uma Murthy, MD

Uma Murthy, MD
Appointed 07/01/85
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5440

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Gastroenterology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1985
  • Residency: Coney Island Hospital, 1981
  • MD: St. John's Medical College, Bangalore University, India, 1975

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical and Laboratory Studies of Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis; Barretts Esophagus; Long-Term Histological Changes

Specialties & Certification

  • Gastroenterology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • AVM - GI Vessel
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Sphincter Tear
  • Anemia
  • Angiodysplasia of Intestine
  • Ascites, Malignant
  • Barretts Esophagitis
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Bright Red Blood per Rectum
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chest Pain (Lung Related)
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis, Unspecified
  • Color Blindness
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Early Satiety
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dysmotility
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Urgency
  • GI Bleed
  • Gallstones
  • Gardner Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Guaiac Positive Stool
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatoma, Malignant
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incomplete Defecation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Transplant
  • Malabsorption, Intestinal
  • Melena
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Mass
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Pouchitis
  • Proctalgia Fugax
  • Proritis Ani
  • Rectal Pain
  • Stomach Flu
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Weight Loss

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Agile Capsule
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anoscopy
  • Biliary Manometry
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Endoscopic Argon Plasma Coagulation
  • Esophageal Manometry Test
  • Esophageal pH Test - 24-Hour
  • Esophageal pH Test - 48-Hour
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileoscopy
  • Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • PillCam Esophageal and PillCam Small Bowel
  • Stool Occult Blood Testing

Publications

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Research Abstract

Selected References
Chey WD, Metz DC, Shaw S,Kearney D, Mantagne J, and Murthy U. (2000) Appropriate timing of the 14C-urea breath test to establish eradication of H. pylori infection. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 95:1171-1174.

Chey WD, Chatadi RV, Montagne J, Ahmed F, and Murthy U. (2001)Intragastric acidification reduces the occurrence of false negative urea breath test results in patients taking a proton pump inhibitor. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 97:1028-1032.

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Sue Stearns, PhD

Sue Stearns, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

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Steven Youngentob, PhD

Steven Youngentob, PhD
Associate Dean of Basic Research and Graduate Studies

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