Charles Lavender M.D.

Charles Lavender

Hometown: Little Rock, AR

Medical school: UAMS

Fav thing about UAMS Internal Medicine Residency? Culture of residency program

Fav thing about living in Little Rock or Arkansas? Many fantastic breweries

What you want to do with your life? Gastroenterology

What do you do outside of the hospital to relax/have fun? Spending time with friends and family

If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be? Stay-at-home dog dad

Research

Publications:

Lavender CA, Stout J, Chung HY, Johnson M, & Thandassery RB. “Acute Liver Failure due to Miliary Liver Metastasis,” ACG Case Reports Journal, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. e294, March 2020, doi: 10.14309/crj.0000000000000294. ​

Lavender CA, Zuo X, Iacucci M, Shen B, & Liu JJ. “Chapter: Confocal endomicroscopy and other image-enhanced endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease.” Atlas of Endoscopy Imaging in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, page 311-329. Elseiver Inc. 2020.

Abstract Presentations:

Lavender CA, Perisetti A, Dranoff JA, Behesti MV, & Thandassery RB. “Impact of Sarcopenia and Sarcopenic Obesity on Transplant-Free Survival in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Locoregional Therapy.” Accepted for Oral Abstract Presentation at United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week Conference, 10/2020, Amsterdam, ND.

Lavender CA, Askew E, Sharma T, Salah H, Perisetti A, Dranoff JA, & Thandassery RB. “Non-invasive Fibrosis Tests to Identify Advanced Liver Disease and Facilitate Referral to Specialty Clinics – A US Veteran Cohort Analysis.” Accepted for Poster abstract presentation at United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week Conference, 10/2020, Amsterdam, ND.

Lavender CA, Askew E, Sharma T, Salah H, Perisetti A, Dranoff JA, & Thandassery RB. “Non-invasive Fibrosis Tests (APRI, FIB-4, & NFS) to Identify Advanced Liver Disease and Facilitate Referral to Specialty Clinics – A US Veteran Cohort Analysis.” Poster abstract presentation at Digestive Disease Weekly (DDW) Conference 5/2020; done as eposter.

Lavender CA, Perisetti A, Dranoff JA, Behesti MV, & Thandassery RB. “Impact of Sarcopenia and Sarcopenic Obesity on Transplant-Free Survival in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Locoregional Therapy.” Poster abstract presentation at Digestive Disease Weekly (DDW) Conference 5/2020; done as eposter.

Lavender CA, Osterman MT, Gordon IO, Davis EM, Ciorba MA, Glover S, Abraham B, Yee EU, Allard FD, Young G, Shen B, Khan F, Claggett B, Guo X, Stappenbeck T, & Liu JJ. “Colonic Biopsy Pyroptosis Predicts Clinical Response to Vedolizumab in Crohn’s Disease”; Poster abstract presentation at American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) conference 10/2019, San Antonio, TX.  **Awarded “Outstanding Poster Award”

Thandassery RB, Lavender CA, Rude K, Burdine L, & Beheshti M. “Predicting Transplant Free Survival in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Locoregional Therapy.” Poster abstract presentation at American College of Gastroenterology 10/2019, San Antonio, TX.

Thandassery RB, Lavender CA, Rude K, Burdine L, & Beheshti M. “Prognostication in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Locoregional Therapy-Refining Transplant Free Survival Beyond BCLC Staging.” Poster abstract presentation at American Associated for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Conference 11/2019 Boston, MA.

Lavender CA & Lopez JS. “Refractory GI Bleed: Old Drug Beats New Technology.” Poster case report presentation at American College of Physicians (ACP) National Internal Medicine Meeting 4/2019, Philadelphia, PA.

Lavender CA & Lopez JS. “Refractory GI Bleed: Old Drug Beats New Technology.” Poster case report presentation at Arkansas Chapter of American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Meeting 9/2018, Little Rock, AR.  **Awarded: First place case report poster