Dr. Charles Kahi is a Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. His clinical and research interests are colorectal cancer prevention, colonoscopy quality assessment and improvement, and colorectal neoplasia.
Dr. Kahi received his M.D. from the American University of Beirut Medical School in Lebanon in 1996. He subsequently completed a Residency and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, then a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Indiana University Medical Center, USA. He holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Research from Indiana University.
Since 2004, he has been an active member of the IU faculty, and is involved in direct patient care, teaching, research, and administration. He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Distinguished Teacher Award and Trustees Teaching Award from Indiana University. He has directed several regional and national American College of Gastroenterology Postgraduate GI courses. He has maintained continuous research funding since 2005 from the National Cancer Institute, GI professional societies, and Department of Veterans Affairs including VA Merit Review Grants. Dr. Kahi has published over 100 peer-reviewed research papers, including in high-impact journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, as well as clinical practice guidelines, reviews, book chapters, and invited editorials. He is a frequently invited speaker in national and international scientific GI meetings. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.