Locations

Missouri Digestive Health Center-Fairview Clinic
101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 884-7600

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University Hospital
1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 882-4141

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1. Missouri Digestive Health Center-Fairview Clinic

101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-884-7600
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Phone: (573) 884-7600
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2. University Hospital

1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1434
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Phone: (573) 882-4141
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Profile

Gender

Female

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine

Residency

Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics
  • University of Missouri at Columbia School of Med

Fellowship

Gastroenterology

  • University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

Boards

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of IM - Gastroenterology

Insurances

MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Inpatient Gastroenterology Services
Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Research Interests

  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Women-related issues in gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute Care Gastroenterology Services
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Upper GI tract disorders

Awards & Honors

  • 1997-1998 Full-tuition Scholarship from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Nakajo, Niigata, Japan
  • 2003 Summa Cum Laude
  • 2010-2011 Chief Resident of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Columbia
  • 2014-2015 Chief Fellow of Gastroenterology, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
  • 2015 Assistant Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
  • 2015 Director of Inpatient Gastroenterology Consulting Service

Professional Societies 

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

University Committees

  • 2016 Advisor: Latino Medical Student Association
  • 2016 Member: Woman in Medicine and Medical Sciences
  • 2015 Member: GI Mentoring Committee
  • 2015 Advisor: Health Professions for Quality Care

Publications

  • Mir F, Kuwajima VK, Schmidt B, Tahan AC, Winn J, Tahan V. Isolated terminal ileitis: Crohn’s disease or something else? Program No. P403, American College of Gastroenterology 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course. October 14-19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada USA.
  • Winn J, Kuwajima VK, Abdul-Kafi O, Rao S, Pineda A, Chela H, Mir F. Optimal Timing of Endoscopy for Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Program No. P240, American College of Gastroenterology 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course. October 14-19, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada USA.
  • Satapathy SK, Kuwajima V, Nadelson J, Atiq O, Sanyal AJ.  Drug-induced fatty liver disease: An overview of pathogenesis and management. Annals of Hepatology, November-December, Vol. 14 No. 6, 2015.
  • Flowers A, Kuwajima VK, Drynn O, Vanatta JM, Nair SP, Eason J, Satapathy SK. Post-operative Cardiac Events, but Not Severity of Coronary Artery Disease, Is Associated with Worse Survival in Liver Transplant Recipients . American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) 14th Annual State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium, January 23 –26, 2014. Miami, FL