Dr. Abhinav Sankineni, MD, MPH

Dr. Abhinav Sankineni, MD, MPH

Dr. Abhinav Sankineni, MD, MPH

Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu
Fax: (443) 777-6362

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  • Gastroenterology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal bloating
  • abdominal distention
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal amylase blood test
  • abnormal bowel movement
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Procedures I Perform
  • bariatric endoscopy
  • biologic therapy for gastrointestinal diseases
  • bravo ph test
  • chromoendoscopy
  • colon polypectomy
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About the Provider

Abhinav Sankineni, MD, MPH, is board certified in internal medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Sankineni attended Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences in Andhra Pradesh, India, where he earned his medical degree. He completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and his fellowships in advanced endoscopy, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal motility at Temple University Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Sankineni holds a master's degree in public health from West Virginia University.

Dr. Sankineni specializes in interventional gastroenterology including endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, esophageal, duodenal, colonic stenting, esophageal pH testing and esophageal motility studies.

Dr. Sankineni discussed esophageal motility testing for people who have swallowing issues during a segment with Health Professional Radio. Click here to listen. 

Learn more from Dr. Sankineni about diagnosing esophageal problems featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Discover Magazine.

  • Fellowship Program: Temple University Hospital (2016)
  • Fellowship Program: Temple University Hospital (2015)
  • Residency Program: Abington Memoiral Hospital (2011)
  • Graduate Education: West Virginia University (2008)
  • Medical School: Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences (2006)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Heckert, J., Sankineni, A., Hughes, W. B., Harbison, S., & Parkman, H. (2015). Gastric electric stimulation for refractory gastroparesis: A prospective analysis of 151 patients at a single center. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, doi:10.1007/s10620-015-3837-z [doi]
Malik, Z., Sankineni, A., & Parkman, H. P. (2015). Assessing pyloric sphincter pathophysiology using EndoFLIP in patients with gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterology and Motility : The Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, doi:10.1111/nmo.12522 [doi]
Maranki, J. L., Sankineni, A., Smith, M. S., Klebanov, N., Friedenberg, F. K., Haluszka, O., . . . Parkman, H. P. (2014). Tu1982 practice patterns in the treatment of achalasia: Results of a nationwide survey. Gastroenterology, 146(5), S-889.
Shin, G. H., Sankineni, A., & Parkman, H. P. (2014). Bolus retention in hiatal hernia identified by high-resolution esophageal manometry with impedance. Neurogastroenterology and Motility : The Official Journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society, 26(5), 679-684. doi:10.1111/nmo.12312 [doi]
Keller, D. S., Parkman, H. P., Boucek, D. O., Sankineni, A., Meilahn, J. E., Gaughan, J. P., & Harbison, S. (2013). Surgical outcomes after gastric electric stimulator placement for refractory gastroparesis. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, , 1-7.
Sankineni, A., Salieb, L., Harrison, M., Fisher, R. S., & Parkman, H. P. (2013). Slow esophageal propagation velocity: Association with dysphagia for solids. Neurogastroenterology & Motility, 25(1), e44-e51.
George, N. S., Sankineni, A., & Parkman, H. P. (2012). Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in gastroparesis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, , 1-8.
Friedenberg, F. K., Dadabhai, A., Palit, A., & Sankineni, A. (2012). The impact of functional constipation on quality of life of middle-aged black americans: A prospective caseΓÇôcontrol study. Quality of Life Research, 21(10), 1713-1717.
Friedenberg, F. K., Singh, M., George, N. S., Sankineni, A., & Shah, S. (2012). Prevalence and distribution of adenomas in black americans undergoing colorectal cancer screening. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 57(2), 489-495.
Sachdeva, P., Pathikonda, M., Sankineni, A., Cassilly, D., Harrison, M. J., & Parkman, H. P. (2012). Sa1388 symptom recurrence after stopping proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in patients undergoing esophageal pH monitoring:ΓÇ£the reverse therapeutic PPI trialΓÇ¥. Gastroenterology, 142(5), S-290.
Sankineni, A., George, N., Harrison, M., & Parkman, H. (2012). Multiple rapid swallows using high resolution esophageal manometry for motor disorders of the esophagus. Paper presented at the , 24 160-160.
Sankineni, A., & Friedenberg, F. K. (2010). M1528: Colorectal cancer screening in african americans 45-49 years old. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 71(5), AB245-AB246.
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