Gastroenterologist: Mukund Venu, MD | Loyola Medicine

Mukund Venu, MD, FACG

Mukund Venu, MD

Medicine

Gastroenterology
Associate Professor
Medical Director, GI Operations,Medical Director, GI Testing

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Gas And Bloating
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Reflux Disease

About Dr. Venu

Biography

Dr. Venu is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he developed an interest in gastrointestinal motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders. He pursued additional training in gastroduodenal and colonic motility at the Mayo Clinic. His research interests include GI motility disorders and eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Venu currently serves on the Patient Care Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology.

Interests
Chess, Cooking, Family/Friends, Food, Football, History, Patient Education, Tennis, Sports

Medical Education

Medical School
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Internal Medicine
Fellowship
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Gastroenterology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Gastroenterology

Research

  • Endoscopic suturing of esophageal stent into skin flap after laryngectomy. Gupta, N; Verma, G; Venu, M; Naik, A; Shastri, N, VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Impact of vagus nerve integrity testing on surgical management in patients with previous operations with potential risk of vagal injury. Yolsuriyanwong, K; Marcotte, E; Venu, M; Chand, B, Surgical endoscopy
  • Occlusion of choledochoduodenostomy stent with food. Gupta, N; Verma, G; Bukiri, K; Venu, M; Shastri, N, VideoGIE : an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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  • Submucosal lesion in the cecum: to biopsy or not to biopsy. Co, PV; Benya, R; Venu, M, Gastroenterology
  • Use of adenosine triphosphate to audit reprocessing of flexible endoscopes with an elevator mechanism. Quan, E; Mahmood, R; Naik, A; Sargon, P; Shastri, N; Venu, M; Parada, JP; Gupta, N, American Journal of Infection Control
  • Delay in diagnosis of celiac disease in patients without gastrointestinal complaints Paez, M. A.; Gramelspacher, A. M.; Sinacore, J.; Winterfield, L.; Venu, M., The American Journal of Medicine
  • Proof of Concept: Design and Initial Evaluation of a Device to Measure Gastrointestinal Transit Time Wagner, R. H.; Savir-Baruch, B.; Halama, J. R.; Venu, M.; Gabriel, M. S.; Bova, D., Journal of nuclear medicine technology
  • Impaired Upper Esophageal Sphincter Reflexes in Patients with Supra-Esophageal Reflux Disease Babaei, A.; Venu, M.; Naini, S. R.; Gonzaga, J.; Lang, I.; Massey, B.; Jadcherla, S.; Shaker, R., Gastroenterology
  • Physician assessment and management of complex colon polyps: a multicenter video-based survey study Aziz Aadam, A.; Wani, S.; Kahi, C.; Kaltenbach, T.; Oh, Y.; Edmundowicz, S.; Peng, J.; Rademaker, A.; Patel, S.; Kushnir, V.; Venu, M.; Soetikno, R.; Keswani, R. N., The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • High prevalence of vitamin A deficiency and vitamin D deficiency in patients evaluated for liver transplantation Venu, M.; Martin, E.; Saeian, K.; Gawrieh, S., Liver Transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society
  • Laboratory diagnosis and nonoperative management of biliary complications in living donor liver transplant patients Venu, M.; Brown, R. D.; Lepe, R.; Berkes, J.; Cotler, S. J.; Benedetti, E.; Testa, G.; Venu, R. P., Journal of clinical gastroenterology

1) Wagner R, Savir-Baruch B, Halama JR, Venu M, Gabriel M, Bova D. Proof of Concept: Design and Initial Evaluation of a New Device to Measure Gastrointestinal Transit Time. J Nucl Med Technol. 2017 Sep;45(3):230-235

2) Paez MA, Gramelspacher AM, Sinacore J, Winterfield LS, Venu M. Delay in diagnosis
of celiac disease in patients without gastrointestinal complaints. Am J Med. 2017 Jun 13

3)Babaei A, Venu M, Naini SR, Gonzaga J, Lang I, Massey B, Jadcherla S, Shaker R. Impaired Upper Esophageal Sphincter Reflexes in Patients with Supra-Esophageal Reflux Disease. Gastroenterology. 2015 Nov;149(6):1381-91

4) Aadam AA, Wani S, Kahi C, Kaltenbach T, Oh Y, Edmundowicz S, Peng J, Rademaker A, Patel S, Kushnir V, Venu M, et al. Physician Assessment and Management of Complex Colon Polyps: A Multicenter Video-Based Survey Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep;109(9):1312-24

5) Venu M, Martin E, Saeian K, Gawrieh S. High prevalence of vitamin A & D Deficiency in Patients Evaluated for Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jun;19(6):627-33.

6) Venu M, Brown RD, Lepe R, et al. Laboratory diagnosis and non-operative management of biliary complications in living donor liver transplant patients. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2007;41(5):501-6.