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Dr. Dany Shamoun

Dr. Dany Shamoun

Dr. Dany Shamoun: Dr. Shamoun is board certified in gastroenterology and brings over 18 years of experience in gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy in academic and tertiary care centers. Dr. Shamoun’s gastroenterology training was focused on advanced endoscopic techniques especially endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and treatment of precancerous GI lesions including Barrett’s esophagus and colon polyps. He treats a wide array of common GI diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease, liver disease (e.g. Hepatitis C), Crohn’s disease and colitis. Dr. Shamoun also routinely performs preventive GI procedures especially screening colonoscopy.

Furthermore, Dr. Shamoun has special expertise in the evaluation of gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases with Endoscopic Ultrasound including fine needle biopsy technique. He also has a special interest in the treatment of acid reflux disease and its complications, namely Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer. Dr. Shamoun has expertise in Radiofrequency ablation (RFA-HALO), a new technique for eradicating Barrett’s esophagus to prevent its progression to esophageal cancer.

Education

Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland

Procedures

  • Upper endoscopy (EGD) with various diagnostic and therapeutic interventions such as biopsy, esophageal dilation, control of bleeding, esophageal variceal banding and Botox injection.
  • Colonoscopy and polyp removal
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound and fine needle biopsy
  • Bravo pH for evaluation of acid reflux disease
  • Esophageal manometry for evaluation of swallowing disorders
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) for treatment of submucosal GI lesions and early cancer
  • Radio frequency ablation (RFA-HALO) for eradication of Barrett’s esophagus
  • Video capsule endoscopy of the small bowel
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding tube placement

What our patients are saying:

  • Dr. Ahmed and staff are welcoming, accommodating and professional.

  • First time here, great staff from start to finish.  This was my first procedure with Dr. Shamoun. He really knows what he’s doing.

  • Very pleased with Dr. “V” and staff

  • I know feel better than I have in years

  • After having been to 3 other GI doctors I was ready to give up hope.  Dr. Gupta was very nice, explained my problems to me in 1 visit and came up with a great treatment plan.  I know feel better than I have in years!!

  • "I went to see Dr. Gupta for the first time after Dr. Mari sent me to him. I have been suffering from stomach pain and arthritis and have been hospitalized 3 times over the past 2 years for this with no answer. He said he was concerned about Crohn's disease and diagnosed me with this 2 days later ...Read More

  • "Blood in my stool prompted me to have a colonoscopy done by a surgeon and was told I would need to have half my colon removed because of pre-cancerous plops. The outlook for me was bleak, diarrhea, colostomy bag were some of the possible outcomes of a partial colon removal. After talking to my ...Read More

  • "A superior doctor/surgeon = very intelligent, very knowledgeable, kind and caring... Admire this doctor very much... Would recommend him to anyone for anything!!!!...I have had several surgeries by Dr. Gupta - all total painless!!!!!!!... very competent - thorough!!!!!... A great doctor!!!!!"

  • "After many years of suffering from hemorrhoids, Dr. Gupta solved the problem in a very quick and painless way. He used a new ligation system that eliminated the hemorrhoids in three visits. During the visits, Dr. Gupta treated me with care and patience, for which I am very thankful."  

  • "Dr. Gupta is a kind and humble man who truly listens to his patients. He makes quick and accurate diagnoses, and confined to monitor me until I was fully recovered. During a very trying time, I found him to be comforting, and he helped me maintain a positive outlook. Great doctor!"

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