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Kathryn R. Byrne
( out of 12 reviews )

Kathryn R. Byrne, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Hospital North

1K, Endoscopy
801-646-9536

Redwood Health Center

General Endoscopy
801-213-9900

University of Utah Hospital

Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center
801-213-9797

University of Utah Hospital

Gastroenterology, Area E
801-213-9797

Veterans Administration Medical Center

Gastroenterology Lab
801-584-1236
  • Kathryn R. Byrne, M.D., is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Utah Hospital, Redwood Endoscopy Center, and the Veterans Medical Center. As a Gastroenterologist, her clinical and research interests include diagnostic EUS, complex polypectomy, medical education and endoscopic therapy for Barrett's esophagus and early stage esophageal cancer.



    Dr. Byrne received her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She received training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from the University of Utah. She completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is currently a member of the American Medical Association, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Gastroenterology)

    Patient Rating

    4.7 /5
    ( out of 12 reviews )

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    August 24, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    How exceptional to get a second consultation in the same appointment. I appreciate her logging on and speaking directly to my care.

    August 23, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I had seen Dr. Byrne several years before whan she was my gastrointerologist. She remembered me. She was very helpful in suggesting ways I could be healthier and feel better.

    May 25, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Byrne visited virtually for a few minutes. She was confident in suggesting ways to make my concerns better.

  • Kathryn R. Byrne, M.D., is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Utah Hospital, Redwood Endoscopy Center, and the Veterans Medical Center. As a Gastroenterologist, her clinical and research interests include diagnostic EUS, complex polypectomy, medical education and endoscopic therapy for Barrett's esophagus and early stage esophageal cancer.



    Dr. Byrne received her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She received training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from the University of Utah. She completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is currently a member of the American Medical Association, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Gastroenterology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Gastroenterology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Therapeutic Endoscopy - Medical College of Wisconsin/Milwaukee VAMC Advanced Fellow
    University of Utah, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) Fellow
    Residency Internal Medicine - University of Utah, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine Resident
    Medicine - University of Texas Medical School at Houston M.D.
    Undergraduate Biochemistry - Texas A&M University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Dong ZM, Fang J, Byrne KR, Bronner MP, Hale GL (2021). Histologic mimics and diagnostic pitfalls of gastrointestinal endoscopic lifting media, ORISE™ gel and Eleview®. Hum Pathol, 119, 28-40. (Read full article)
    2. Sample DC, Samadder NJ, Pappas LM, Boucher KM, Samowitz WS, Berry T, Westover M, Nathan D, Kanth P, Byrne KR, Burt RW, Neklason DW (2018). Variables affecting penetrance of gastric and duodenal phenotype in familial adenomatous polyposis patients. BMC Gastroenterol, 18(1), 115. (Read full article)
    3. Samadder NJ, Kuwada SK, Boucher KM, Byrne K, Kanth P, Samowitz W, Jones D, Tavtigian SV, Westover M, Berry T, Jasperson K, Pappas L, Smith L, Sample D, Burt RW, Neklason DW (2018). Association of Sulindac and Erlotinib vs Placebo With Colorectal Neoplasia in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol, 4(5), 671-677. (Read full article)
    4. Delker DA, Wood AC, Snow AK, Samadder NJ, Samowitz WS, Affolter KE, Boucher KM, Pappas LM, Stijleman IJ, Kanth P, Byrne KR, Burt RW, Bernard PS, Neklason DW (2018). Chemoprevention with Cyclooxygenase and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitors in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Patients: mRNA Signatures of Duodenal Neoplasia. Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 11(1), 4-15. (Read full article)
    5. Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Wong J, Hanson H, Boucher K, Burt RW, Charlton M, Byrne KR, Gallegos-Orozco JF, Koptiuch C, Curtin K (2016). Familial Risk of Biliary Tract Cancers: A Population-Based Study in Utah. Dig Dis Sci, 61(12), 3627-3632. (Read full article)
    6. Samadder NJ, Neklason DW, Boucher KM, Byrne KR, Kanth P, Samowitz W, Jones D, Tavtigian SV, Done MW, Berry T, Jasperson K, Pappas L, Smith L, Sample D, Davis R, Topham MK, Lynch P, Strait E, McKinnon W, Burt RW, Kuwada SK (2016). Effect of Sulindac and Erlotinib vs Placebo on Duodenal Neoplasia in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 315(12), 1266-75. (Read full article)
    7. Peterson KA, Byrne KR, Vinson LA, Ying J, Boynton KK, Fang JC, Gleich GJ, Adler DG, Clayton F (2013). Elemental diet induces histologic response in adult eosinophilic esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterol, 108(5), 759-66. (Read full article)
    8. Byrne KR, Adler DG (2011). Marathon pancreatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol, 45(2), 178-9. (Read full article)
    9. Byrne KR, Panagiotakis PH, Hilden K, Thomas KL, Peterson KA, Fang JC (2007). Retrospective analysis of esophageal food impaction: differences in etiology by age and gender. Dig Dis Sci, 52(3), 717-21. (Read full article)

    Other

    1. Aihara H, Dacha S, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, James T, Kowalski TE, Repaka A, Saadi M, Sheth SG, Taylor JR, Williams RL, Wagh MS (2021). Core curriculum for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). Gastrointest Endosc (93(6), pp. 1215-1221). United States. (Read full article)
    2. Qayed E, Sheth SG, Aihara H, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, Dacha S, James T, Kowalski TE, Repaka A, Saadi M, Taylor JR, Williams RL, Wagh MS, ASGE Training Committee Chair (2021). Advanced endoscopy fellowship training in the United States: recent trends in American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy advanced endoscopy fellowship match, trainee experience, and postfellowship employment. Gastrointest Endosc (93(6), pp. 1207-1214.e2). United States. (Read full article)
    3. Dacha S, Aihara H, Anand GS, Byrne KR, Chahal P, James T, Kowalski TE, Qayed E, Repaka A, Saadi M, Sheth SG, Taylor JR, Walsh CM, Williams RL, Wagh MS (2021). Core curriculum for peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM). Gastrointest Endosc (93(3), pp. 539-543). United States. (Read full article)
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