Ioannis Oikonomou MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Co-Medical Director, Temple Endoscopy Center; Medical Director, Temple Infusion Center

Research Interests

Clinical Research in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease)


Selected Publications

  • Shen B, Remzi FH, Oikonomou IK, Lu H, Lashner BA, Hammel JP, Skugor M, Bennett AE, Brzezinski A, Queener E, Fazio VW. Risk factors for low bone mass in patients with ulcerative colitis following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:639-46.
  • Shen B, Fazio VW, Remzi FH, Bennett AE, Lopez R, Brzezinski A, Oikonomou I, Sherman KK, Lashner BA. Combined Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Refractory Pouchitis. Dis Colon Rectum 2007;50:498-508.
  • Oikonomou IK, Fazio VW, Remzi F, Lopez R, Lashner BA, Shen B. Risk Factors for Anemia in Patients with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis. Dis Colon Rectum 2007; 50:69-74.
  • Shen B, Fazio VW, Remzi FH, Bennett AE, Brzezinski A, Achkar JP, Lopez R, Oikonomou I, Sherman KK, Lashner B. Risk Factors for Clinical Phenotypes of Crohn's Disease of the Ileal Pouch. Am J Gastroenterol 2006;101:2760-8.
  • Oikonomou I, Shen B. Are we moving forward in the biologic treatment of Crohn’s disease? Time will tell. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2006; 12:147-9.
  • Oikonomou I, Lashner BA. Putting the puzzle together: Inherited cancer risk in Crohn’s disease patients. Dig Liver Dis 2006; 38:8-9.

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