Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Dr. Adler completed both a general GI fellowship and a therapeutic endoscopy/ERCP fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He then returned to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for a fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound. Dr. Adler is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. Working primarily at the University of Utah School of Medicine's Huntsman Cancer Institute, Dr. Adler's clinical, educational, and research efforts focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal cancers and complex gastrointestinal disease, with an emphasis on therapeutic endoscopy. He is the author of more than 200 scientific publications, articles, and book chapters and is editor of the previously published books, Curbside Consultation in GI Cancers for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions and Self-Expanding Stents in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.