Silvio de MeloM.D.

  • Interventional Endoscopy Team
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Digestive Health

Special focus on

  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology

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Biography

Dr. de Melo provides comprehensive care in all aspects of gastroenterology, including, but not limited to, high-quality colorectal cancer screening, and interventional endoscopic procedures, such as endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, cholangioscopy, deep enteroscopy, radiofrequency ablation to name a few.

Dr. de Melo research focus primarily on clinical research. Currently, Dr. de Melo is working on techniques to assist in endoscopic evaluation of patients with chronic liver disease, such as endoscopic-ultrasound guided liver biopsies, endoscopic ultrasound guided portal pressures. His other interests include medical education and endoscopic education, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Dr. de Melo hopes that his research will advance the treatment and care of patients with chronic liver disease.

His research focus is on endoscopic interventions for patients with chronic liver disease as well as endoscopic and medical education.

Dr. de Melo research focus primarily on clinical research. Currently, Dr. de Melo is working on techniques to assist in endoscopic evaluation of patients with chronic liver disease, such as endoscopic-ultrasound guided liver biopsies, endoscopic ultrasound guided portal pressures. His other interests include medical education and endoscopic education, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Dr. de Melo hopes that his research will advance the treatment and care of patients with chronic liver disease.

Education

  • M.D., 2001, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 2006.
  • Fellowship:

    • Advanced Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, 2010.
    • Gastroenterology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 2009
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2009
    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships and associations

  • American Gastroenterological Association, Fellow
  • American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Patient ratings

4.8 out of 5 (225 Ratings, 90 Comments)

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