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Jose Nieto, D.O., A.G.A.F., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G., F.A.S.G.E.

Jose Nieto, D.O., A.G.A.F., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G., F.A.S.G.E.

Jose M. Nieto, D.O. completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed an additional year of advanced endoscopy training in Interventional Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound at UCLA Medical Center.

He joins us from Orlando Florida, where he was on the clinical faculty staff at Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, and was essential in the development of the pancreatic disease and cancer program there.

View his informational video on Diverticulosis and his review of Colon Cancer in African Americans, and how the Esophageal stent fixation with endoscopic suturing device improves clinical outcomes and information on Minimally Invasive Endoscopy.

Review the case report on the procedure Double Endoscopic Bypass for Gastric Outlet Obstruction and Biliary Obstruction with Dr. Nieto and additional authors.


Learn more about how the POEM procedure helped Kelly regain health after being diagnosed with Achalasia.



Kelly was diagnosed with Achalasia and found quality of life improved after POEM procedure.



View the interview on EFTR (Spanish version) on Full Thickness Resection Procedure one of the first in Florida and the US.

View an additional interview on the EFTR procedure in English.

Learn more about Dr. Nieto’s EUS-guided Liver Biopsy using the Acquire 19ga Flexible FNB Device - download details in this Technique Spotlight from Boston Scientific.

Office locations

Baptist Downtown Office
Southside Office

Certifications

Board Certified in Internal Medicine


Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Board Eligible in Bariatric Medicine


Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCF School of Medicine


Honorary Professor of Medicine, UEES

Licensure

Florida

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Professional Clinical Positions

Professional Clinical Positions
2011 - Present Borland-Groover Clinic, P.A. Jacksonville, Florida
2007- 2011 Gastroenerologist and Hepatologist, Florida Physician Medical Group (FPMG) Clinical Faculty, Florida Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Medical Education

Medical Education
1996 - 2000 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine Pomona, California

Postgraduate Education

Postgraduate Education
2008 American Society of Bariatric Medicine - Obesity Course
2007 Fellowship, Interventional Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound University of California, Los Angles, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
2003 - 2006 Fellowship, Gastroenterology and Hepatology University of California, Los Angeles
2003 Research Fellowship, Pancreatic/Liver Diseases University of California, Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
2001 - 2003 Residency, Internal Medicine University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
2000 - 2001 Internship-Categorical Internal Medicine University of California, Los Angeles and VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education
1996 Bachelor of Science, Physiology University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Associations

  • Florida Gastroenterologic Society, Course Director
  • American College of Physician, Internal Medicine, Fellow
  • American Society of Bariatric Medicine, Member
  • American Osteopathic Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology, Committee Chair
  • American Gastroenterology Association, Fellow
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Member

Publications

Siddiqui Ali , Tang Julian, Kowalski Thomas E, Loren David, Khalid Ammara, Soomro Ayesha, Mazhar Syed, Rosé Julian, Isby Laura, Kahaleh Michael, Kalra Ankush, Sarkisian Alex, Kumta Nikhil, Nieto Jose, Sharaiha Reem.
Esophageal stent fixation with endoscopic suturing device improves clinical outcomes and reduces complications in patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer prior to neoadjuvant therapy: a large multicenter experience.
Siddiqui AA, et al. Surg Endosc. August 5, 2016.

Author information
• Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA. a
• Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.
• Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
• Division of Gastroenterology, Weill Cornell Medical School, New York, NY, USA.
• Borland-Groover Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Citation
Surg Endosc. 2016 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]


Tang SJ, Nieto JM, Jensen D. Ohning GV, Pisegna JR. The Novel Use of an Intravenous Proton Pump Inhibitor (Pantoprazole) in a Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome: Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2002 Jan; 34(1):62-63.

Saab S, DeRossa V, Nieto JM, Durazgo F, Han SH, Roth B. Costs and clinical outcomes of primary prophylaxis of variceal bleeding in patients with hepatic cirrhosis: a decision analytic model. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2003 Apr; 98(4):763-770.

Saab S, Ly D, Nieto JM, Kanwal F, Lu D, Raman S, Amado R, Durazo F, Han S, Farmer DG, Ghobrial R, Yersiz H, Goldstein LI, Tong M, Busuttil RW. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening in Patients Waiting for Liver Transplantation: A Decision Analytic Model. Liver Transplantation. 2003 Jul; 9(7):672-681.

Tao N, Stussman S, Nieto JM, Tsukamoto H, Yuan JM. Demographic Characteristics of Hopitalized Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease and Pacreatitis in Los Angeles. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Nov;27(11):1798-1804.

Satoh A, Gukovskaya AS, Nieto JM, Cheng JH, Gukovsky I, Reeve JR Jr, Shimosegawa T, Pandol SJ. PKC-delta and -epsilon regulate NF-kappaB activation induced by cholecystokinin and TNF-alpha in pancreatic acinar cells. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2004 Sep; 287(3):G582-91

Nieto JM, Saab S. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt versus Medical Treatment of Refractory Ascites: A Systematic Review. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;3:CD004889.

Ibrahim AB, Shpaner A, Nieto JM, Saab S. Liver fibrosis is accelerated in HIV/HCV coinfection: a matched analysis. SA Gastroenterol 2004, 2 (3): 14-17.

Nieto JM, Pisegna JP. The Role of Proton Pump Inhibitors in the Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. Target Journal: Expert Opinions in Pharmacotherapy 2006 Feb;7(2):169-75.

Nieto JM, Saab S. Outcomes of Liver Transplantation using Hepatitis B core positive Liver Grafts: Implications for Prophylaxis. Textbook: Current Hepatitis Reports 2006 Feb; 5: 33-39.

Saab,S, Nieto JM, Lewis K, Runyon, B. TIPS versus paracentesis for cirrhotic patients with refractory ascites. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2006; 4 CD004889

Nieto JM, Saab S. Outcomes of Liver Transplantation using Hepatitis B core positive Liver Grafts: 2008 Update. Textbook: Current Hepatitis Reports 2008 April; 2: 68-79.

Wang HS, Oh DS, Anderson A, Nieto J, Tien P, Ohning G, Pisegna JR. Comparative Efficacy of Rabeprazole and Pantoprazole in the Control of Nocturnal Acid Output and Intragastric Acidity. Gut Liver. 2008 Jun (2) 30-38.

Lugea A, Gong J, Nguyen J, Nieto J, French SW, Pandol SJ. Cholinergic Mediation of Alcohol-Induced Experimental Pancreatitis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Aug 9;170(15):1768-81

Jahng AW, Reicher S, Chung D, Varela D, Nieto J,  Pham B, Venegas RJ, French SW. Staining for p53 and Ki-67 increases the sensitivity of EUS-FNA to detect pancreatic malignancy. World J GAstointest Endosc. 2010 Nov 16 ;2 (11):362-8

Nieto JM. Mangement of Gastroparesis. Northeast Florida Medicine 2013 Feb 64:1, 37-29.

Abstracts

Deguzman, LJ, Nieto JM. Early Viral Clearance at One Month and Three Months is Highly Predictive of Sustained Response During Induction Dose Interferon Alpha-2B Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) Infection. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, November 1999, Hepatology: A401 Presidents Choice Poster Award

Nieto JM, Deguzman LJ. The Mucosal Clip Assisted Method (MCAM) for the Placement of Percutaneously Placed Jejunal Enteral Tubes (JET/PEG) is Safe and Effective. Digestive Disease Week, May 2000, Gastroenterology: A4740.

DeGuzman LJ, Nieto JM, Leckemby D, and Onuma, E. Randomized Trial Comparing the Efficacy of the Mucosal Clip Assisted Method (MCAM) vs. the Standard Pull Method (SPM) for the Placement of Percutaneously Placed Jejunal Enteral Tubes. American College of Gastroenterology, Octorber 2000, The American Journal of Gastroenterology: A282.

DeGuzman, LJ, Nieto JM, Schmidt WM. Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA in Plasma and Not Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) is Comparable to Hepatic HCV RNA When Obtained While on Therapy at the End of Treatment as a Predictor of Sustained Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, November 2000, Hepatology: A776.

Nieto JM, Saab S. Surgical versus Medical Treatment of Refractory Ascites: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled trials. American College of Physicians- Southern California Region I Meeting, February 2001, Los Angeles, CA: A10.

DeGuzman LJ, Nieto JM, DeGuzman S, Conrad A, Collins B. Plasma HCV RNA is Comparable to Hepatic HCV RNA When Obtained While on Therapy at the End of Treatment as a Predictor of Sustained Response in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. Digestive Disease Week, May 2001, Gastroenterology: A153.

Saab S, DeRossa V, Nieto JM. Decision Analytic Model Comparing Strategies For Primary Prophylaxis Of Variceal Bleeding In Patient With Hepatic Cirrhosis. Digestive Disease Week, May 2002. Gastroenterology: A1263.

Nieto JM, DeRossa V, Deguzman LJ. Crohn’s Disease of the Vulva Antedating Gastrointestinal Involvement: Case Report. American College of Gastroenterology, Oct 2003. Seattle, WA. The American Journal of Gastroenterology: A376.

Nieto JM, Farrell J. A Novel Presentation of an Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Tumor in a Patient with Peutz-Jehger Syndrome. A Case Report: American College of Gastroenterology,Oct 2003. Seattle, WA. The American College of Gastroenterology: A384.

Saab S, DeRossa VP, Nieto JM. Cost and Clinical Outcomes of Primary Prophylaxis o Variceal Bleeding In Cirrhotics: A Decision Analytic Model. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, November 2002, Hepatology: A1400.

Nieto JM, Saab S. Medical versus Surgical and Radiological Treatment of Refractory Ascites: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Control Trials. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, November 2002, Hepatology: A1465

Saab S, Ly D, Nieto JM, Kanwal F, Durazo F, Han S, Busuttil R. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance in Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation Can Be Cost-Effective. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Annual Meeting, November 2002, Hepatology: A2218.

Satoh A, Gukovskaya A, Nieto JM, Lee O, Cheng JH, Nam KJ, Reeve JR, Pandol SJ. Activation of individual protein kinase C isoforms and their role in CCK- induced NF-κB activation in pancreatic acinar cells. Digestive Disease Week, May 2003. Gastroenterology: A1456.

Wolf C, Nieto JM, Ibrahimi J. Prophylactic Mucomyst versus Placebo for the Prevention of Contrast Induced Nephropathy During Cardiac Catherization: A Meta-analysis. American Cardiology Association, November 2003.

Lugea A, Nieto JM, Gukovsky I, Satoh A, Pandol, S. J. Role of the Cholinegic System in Alcohol-Induced Pancreatitis. American Pancreatic Association,, November 2003. Pancreas: 33: (4) 479-480.

Hernandez JC, Tsai F, Chung D, Nieto JM, French S, Eysselein VE. Frequency of Buried Barrett’s Metaplasia After BARRX Ablation for Intestinal Metaplasia with Or Without Dysplasia. Digestive Disease Week, April 2007, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: AB111

Nieto JM, Alia D, Reicher S, Chung D, Pham BV, French S, Stabile B, Eysselein VE. Immunohistochemical Staining Improves the Diagnostic Yield of Endoscopic Ultrasonography Guided Fine Needle Aspirates of Pancreatic Solid Lesions. Digestive Disease Week, April 2007, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: T1582

Shah R, Shah JN,  Waxman I, Kowalski t, Sanchez-Yague A, Nieto J, Brauer B, Gaidhane M, Kahaleh M. EUS-Guided Drainage of Pancreatic Pseudocysts (PP) Utilizing a Novel Anchoring, Covered Self-Expanding Metal Sent (Acsems): Results Froma Prospective, Multi-Center Study.  Digestive Disease Week, May 2013. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy:,  AB128