Education & Training

Medical School

Hacettepe University School Of Medicine


Internal Medicine

  • Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston



  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Assistant Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Awards & Honors

  • 2021 - Best Teaching Faculty Award, GI fellowship, University of Missouri
  • 2019 - Alton Ochsner Award, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
  • 2019 - Best Research Poster Award, American College of Gastroenterology/Louisiana Gastrointestinal Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • 2019 - Academic Achievement Award for Research, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship

Professional Societies

  • 2018 – current American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • 2015 – current American College of Gastroenterology


  • Daglilar E, Chela HK, Basar O, Tahan V.
    Inverted appendix does not need resection.
    Surgery, 2022,
  • Mikhael M, Pasha B, Chela H, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    Immunological and Metabolic Alterations in Esophageal Cancer.
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets. 2022 Jan 27. doi: 10.2174/1871530322666220127113752. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35086463.
  • Gangu K, Bobba A, Chela HK, Basar O, Min RW, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    Cutting out Cholecystectomy on Index Hospitalization Leads to Increased Readmission Rates, Morbidity, Mortality and Cost.
    Diseases. 2021 Dec 6;9(4):89. doi: 10.3390/diseases9040089. PMID: 34940027; PMCID: PMC8699900.
  • Chela H, Tallon E, Baskett W, Ganghu K, Tahan V, Shyu C, Daglilar E.
    Liver injury on admission linked to worse outcomes in COVID-19: An analysis of 14,138 patients.
    Transl Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 DOI:
  • Basar O, Dailey F, Dailey E, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    Interferon-Induced Crohn's Disease: An Unusual Side Effect of Interferon Therapy in a Patient With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection.
    Cureus. 2021 Jun 10;13(6):e15568. doi: 10.7759/cureus.15568. PMID: 34277190; PMCID: PMC8272541.
  • Tarar ZI, Zafar MU, Farooq U, Basar O, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    The Progression of Celiac Disease, Diagnostic Modalities, and Treatment Options.
    J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2021 Jan-Dec;9:23247096211053702. doi: 10.1177/23247096211053702. PMID: 34693776.
  • Mikhael M, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    “Duodenal Dieulafoy’s lesion”
    Am j Hosp Med 2021 Jun;5(2):2021. DOI:
  • Tarar ZI, Tahan V, Yin F, Daglilar E.
    An Unusual Case of Esophageal Hyperplastic Polyp with Scleroderma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    Cureus. 2021 Jan 5;13(1):e12500. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12500. PMID: 33564508; PMCID: PMC7861061.
  • Chela HK, Tahan V, Daglilar E.
    Do not hammer a wrench: remove endoscopically.
    Radiology Case Reports. 2020 Nov 10.
  • Daglilar E, Connolly SE, Tahan V, Cohen A, Therapondos G.
    The Utilization and Diagnostic Yield of Upper Endoscopy for Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Symptoms Within the First Year After Liver Transplantation.
    Cureus. 2020 Nov 4;12(11):e11323. doi: 10.7759/cureus.11323. PMID: 33282596; PMCID: PMC7717078.
  • Chela HK, Pasha SB, Basar O, Daglilar E, Tahan V.
    Liver in the limelight in the corona (COVID-19) time.
    World J Clin Cases. 2020 Aug 26;8(16):3405-3410. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v8.i16.3405. PMID: 32913847; PMCID: PMC7457103.
  • Dailey FE, Turse EP, Daglilar E, Tahan V.
    The dirty aspects of fecal microbiota transplantation: a review of its adverse effects and complications.
    Current opinion in pharmacology. 2019 Dec 1;49:29-33.

Book Chapters

  • Sharma N, Mubarak M, Basar O, Daglilar E, Tahan V.
    Updated hepatitis C treatment per recent international guidelines.
    Viral Hepatitis. Cambridge Scholars. Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2021 (Accepted-In print).

Abstracts & Posters

  • Treatment For Alcohol Dependence Disorder Impacts 30-Day Readmission Rates In Alcoholic Hepatitis.
    Accepted. DDW 2022
  • No Differences In Mortality From Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Among Racial Groups: A Nationwide Time Trend Analysis, 2008-2018.
    Accepted. DDW 2022
  • Outcomes Of Variceal Bleed With Endotracheal Intubation Versus Without Intubation.
    Accepted. DDW 2022
  • Are There Racial Differences In Mortality From Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage? A Nationwide Time Trend Analysis, 2008-2018.
    Accepted. DDW 2022
  • Palliative Care Consultation Reduces The Health Care Burden And Readmissions In Patients With Cirrhosis: An Analysis Of Nationwide Readmission Database.
    Accepted. DDW 2022
  • Anticoagulation Does Not Increase Risk Of Bleeding Or Readmissions In Patients With Cirrhosis.
    Accepted. DDW 2022