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GGAP was founded by the Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur Dr. Simi Jesto Joseph, who is passionate in training gastroenterology professionals to improve clinical decision-making skills. Dr. Joseph has almost 20 years of gastroenterology clinical experience at GI Solutions of IL and a clinical device specialist in Capsule Endoscopy, Smart Pill motility testing, ESO pill, Wireless pH monitoring, Esophageal Manometry, pH Impedance testing, EndoFlip, and Rectal manometry. She assists advanced endoscopic procedures, transoral incisionless fundoplication procedure, analyzes and interprets all diagnostic studies in her practice.

She has taught webinars and workshops on small bowel capsule study, esophageal manometry, and pH impedance monitoring through Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (SGNA). She is one of the research scholars of SGNA and currently doing systematic reviews collaborating with Joanna Briggs Institute, Australia. Her research publications were in chronic GERD, fundoplication procedures, and pancreatic cancer. Dr. Joseph is one of the authors of the book, Gastroenterology Nursing: A core curriculum, 6th edition.
She has been in the boards of Indian Nurses Association of Illinois and an active conference speaker for organizations such as AANP, SGNA, ISAPN, and INAI. She is also a recent graduate of Global Clinical Research Scholar Program from Harvard Medical School and currently doing her Ph.D. in Health Sciences at Northern Illinois University.

Awards:

Creativity in Practice & Education award by National Academies of Practice, 2018
Nurse leader Award by Indian Nurses Association of Illinois, 2018
Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence by American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2016
The Best Advanced Practice Nurse award by Indian Nurses Association of Illinois, 2016
40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader award by American Nurses Association, 2015

Training Certificates:

Capsule Endoscopy- Analysed and interpreted more than 1000 capsules. Esophageal Manometry & Impedance- Analysed and interpreted more than 500 studies. EndoFlip – Analysed and interpreted more than 150 studies. PH studies- Administered, analysed, and interpreted more than 1000 studies.

MENTOR:

Arun Ohri, M.D. FAGA

A board-certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Arun Ohri is a pioneer of the latest medical technological advancements in the field of gastroenterology. He was the first physician outside of clinical trials to employ the “Smart Pill” GI monitoring system and one of the first gastroenterologists in the Chicago area to utilize the Barrx and TIF procedure. Dr. Ohri has been named as one of Chicago’s top doctors by Castle Connelly Medical Ltd. for the past 14 years and is highlighted in the Consumer Research Council of America’s edition of “America’s Top Physicians.”

He earned his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical School, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. He was chief resident of Internal Medicine and conducted his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Cook County Hospital, Chicago.

Please visit this website to know Dr. Joseph’s clinical practice & collaboration www.gisolutionsinc.com

GGAP was founded by the Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur Dr. Simi Jesto Joseph, who is passionate in training gastroenterology professionals to improve clinical decision-making skills.

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