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Provider brings specialized skills in endoscopic procedures

Jul 25, 2021, 10:00 AM
Dr. Alagugurusamy treats patients with a range of GI conditions and has special interest in treating patients with hepatitis C, liver, pancreatic and biliary disease.
Dr. S. Suresh Alagugurusamy, Gastroenterology

Suresh Alagugurusamy, MD recently rejoined the Gastroenterology practice at Skagit Regional Health bringing specialized skills in minimally invasive procedures for patients.

Dr. Alagugurusamy has advanced training to perform Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), which is a minimally-invasive procedure to assess digestive and lung diseases. A special endoscope uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of the digestive tract and chest, nearby organs, such as the pancreas and liver, and lymph nodes.

Dr. Alagugurusamy treats patients with a range of GI conditions and has special interest in treating patients with hepatitis C, liver, pancreatic and biliary disease.

Dr. Alagugurusamy is a graduate of Katsurba Medical College and he completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Following his residency training, he completed a hepatology fellowship at the Center for Liver Disease at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston followed by gastroenterology research and clinical fellowships at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Alagugurusamy served as an assistant professor teaching GI Fellows, residents and medical students at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center for three years before joining a gastroenterology practice in Texas where he was a member of the liver transplant team and served as the co-medical director of the Texas Liver Coalition. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

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Provider brings specialized skills in endoscopic procedures

Jul 25, 2021, 10:00 AM
Dr. Alagugurusamy treats patients with a range of GI conditions and has special interest in treating patients with hepatitis C, liver, pancreatic and biliary disease.
Dr. S. Suresh Alagugurusamy, Gastroenterology

Suresh Alagugurusamy, MD recently rejoined the Gastroenterology practice at Skagit Regional Health bringing specialized skills in minimally invasive procedures for patients.

Dr. Alagugurusamy has advanced training to perform Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), which is a minimally-invasive procedure to assess digestive and lung diseases. A special endoscope uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of the digestive tract and chest, nearby organs, such as the pancreas and liver, and lymph nodes.

Dr. Alagugurusamy treats patients with a range of GI conditions and has special interest in treating patients with hepatitis C, liver, pancreatic and biliary disease.

Dr. Alagugurusamy is a graduate of Katsurba Medical College and he completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Following his residency training, he completed a hepatology fellowship at the Center for Liver Disease at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston followed by gastroenterology research and clinical fellowships at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Alagugurusamy served as an assistant professor teaching GI Fellows, residents and medical students at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center for three years before joining a gastroenterology practice in Texas where he was a member of the liver transplant team and served as the co-medical director of the Texas Liver Coalition. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.