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Thomas M Zarchy, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
IRD 704 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5576

Overview

Dr. Zarchy's major areas of research interest are outcome studies regarding use of colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy for finding advanced colon neoplasms; inflammatory bowel disease in low socioeconomic populations. Currently he is a Principal Investigator in an IRB approved study of the utility of rectal bleeding, +FOBT and iron deficiency anemia as indications of colonoscopy versus analysis of demographics and genetics of Roybal and IBD patients with regard to Crohns vs. UC and the severity of UC.

Dr. Zarchy earned his medical degree from George Washington University. He performed his residency at Veterans Administration Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. He stayed on to complete his Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship.

Awards

American Gastroenterology Association: Fellow, 2006

American College of Physicians: Fellow, 1998

MedPartners: Third Highest Patient Satisfaction Rating, 1995

George Washington University: Scholarship, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: Moderator, 1996

New York Allergy Foundation: Summer Research Grant, 1970

New York Allergy Foundation: award or honor for, 1970

Digestive Disease Week: award or honor for, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: award or honor for, 2006

MedPartners: award or honor for, 1995

George Washington University: award or honor for, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: award or honor for, 1998

American College of Physicians: full name, 1998

George Washington University: full name, 1969-1970

New York Allergy Foundation: full name, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: full name, 2006

MedPartners: full name, 1995

Digestive Disease Week: full name, 1996

American College of Physicians: person in primary position, 1998

New York Allergy Foundation: person in primary position, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: person in primary position, 2006

George Washington University: person in primary position, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: email address, 1996

MedPartners: person in primary position, 1995

MedPartners: last name, 1995

American College of Physicians: last name, 1998

George Washington University: last name, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: last name, 2006

Digestive Disease Week: Faculty Ranc, 1996

New York Allergy Foundation: last name, 1970

George Washington University: HR job title, 1969-1970

New York Allergy Foundation: HR job title, 1970

American College of Physicians: HR job title, 1998

MedPartners: HR job title, 1995

Digestive Disease Week: HR job title, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: HR job title, 2006

American College of Physicians: position in department, 1998

George Washington University: award conferred by, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: award conferred by, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: position in department, 1970

Digestive Disease Week: position in department, 1996

MedPartners: position in department, 1995

Digestive Disease Week: sort order, 1996

MedPartners: sort order, 1995

American College of Physicians: sort order, 1998

George Washington University: sort order, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: sort order, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: sort order, 1970

George Washington University: Organization, 1969-1970

MedPartners: Organization, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: Organization, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: Organization, 2006

Digestive Disease Week: Organization, 1996

American College of Physicians: Organization, 1998

American College of Physicians: email address, 1998

New York Allergy Foundation: email address, 1970

George Washington University: email address, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: email address, 2006

MedPartners: email address, 1995

MedPartners: start date, 1995

George Washington University: start date, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: start date, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: start date, 1970

American College of Physicians: start date, 1998

Digestive Disease Week: start date, 1996

Digestive Disease Week: type, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: type, 2006

American College of Physicians: type, 1998

George Washington University: type, 1969-1970

MedPartners: type, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: type, 1970

George Washington University: end date, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: Associate Professor, 1996

George Washington University: Associate Professor, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: Associate Professor, 1998

MedPartners: Associate Professor, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: Associate Professor, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: Associate Professor, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: label, 1970

George Washington University: label, 1969-1970

American College of Physicians: label, 1998

Digestive Disease Week: label, 1996

MedPartners: label, 1995

American Gastroenterology Association: label, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: award conferred by, 1970

MedPartners: award conferred by, 1995

American College of Physicians: award conferred by, 1998

Digestive Disease Week: award conferred by, 1996

George Washington University: Faculty Rank, 1969-1970

New York Allergy Foundation: Faculty Rank, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: Faculty Rank, 2006

Digestive Disease Week: Faculty Rank, 1996

MedPartners: Faculty Rank, 1995

American College of Physicians: Faculty Rank, 1998

American College of Physicians: is primary position, 1998

Digestive Disease Week: is primary position, 1996

George Washington University: is primary position, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: is primary position, 2006

MedPartners: is primary position, 1995

Digestive Disease Week: person in primary position, 1996

George Washington University: preferred title, 1969-1970

New York Allergy Foundation: preferred title, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: preferred title, 2006

MedPartners: preferred title, 1995

American College of Physicians: preferred title, 1998

Digestive Disease Week: preferred title, 1996

American College of Physicians: Agent, 1998

George Washington University: Agent, 1969-1970

American Gastroenterology Association: Agent, 2006

MedPartners: Agent, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: Agent, 1970

Digestive Disease Week: Agent, 1996

MedPartners: first name, 1995

American College of Physicians: first name, 1998

George Washington University: first name, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: first name, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2006

George Washington University: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1996

MedPartners: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1995

George Washington University: Person ID, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: Person ID, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: Person ID, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: Person ID, 1970

American College of Physicians: Person ID, 1998

MedPartners: Person ID, 1995

MedPartners: Zarchy, Thomas, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: Zarchy, Thomas, 1970

Digestive Disease Week: Zarchy, Thomas, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: Zarchy, Thomas, 2006

MedPartners: has faculty rank, 1995

American Gastroenterology Association: has faculty rank, 2006

George Washington University: has faculty rank, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: has faculty rank, 1996

New York Allergy Foundation: has faculty rank, 1970

George Washington University: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1969-1970

Digestive Disease Week: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1996

American Gastroenterology Association: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2006

American College of Physicians: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1998

MedPartners: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1995

New York Allergy Foundation: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1970

New York Allergy Foundation: is primary position, 1970

MedPartners: Position, 1995

American College of Physicians: Position, 1998

American Gastroenterology Association: Position, 2006

New York Allergy Foundation: Position, 1970

Digestive Disease Week: Position, 1996

George Washington University: Position, 1969-1970

George Washington University: position in department, 1969-1970

New York Allergy Foundation: first name, 1970

American Gastroenterology Association: first name, 2006

American College of Physicians: has faculty rank, 1998

Publications

A risk profile for advanced proximal neoplasms on diagnostic colonoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2009 Jan; 54(1):151-9. View in: PubMed

Colonoscopy screening in average-risk individuals ages 40-49 versus 50-59 years. Gastroenterology. 2008 Sep; 135(3):1016-7; author reply 1017. View in: PubMed

Virtual colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer. N Engl J Med. 2004 Mar 11; 350(11):1148-50; author reply 1148-50. View in: PubMed

Adenocarcinoma of the colon with neuroendocrine features and secretory diarrhea. Am J Gastroenterol. 1999 Jun; 94(6):1692-4. View in: PubMed

Risk of colorectal cancer in families of patients with adenomatous polyps. N Engl J Med. 1996 May 16; 334(20):1339-40. View in: PubMed

Do characteristics of adenomas on flexible sigmoidoscopy predict advanced lesions on baseline colonoscopy? Gastroenterology. Do characteristics of adenomas on flexible sigmoidoscopy predict advanced lesions on baseline colonoscopy? Gastroenterology. 1994 Jun; 106(6):1501-4. View in: PubMed

Which clinical variables predict an abnormal double-contrast barium enema result? Ann Intern Med. Which clinical variables predict an abnormal double-contrast barium enema result? Ann Intern Med. 1991 Jan 15; 114(2):137-41. View in: PubMed

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