Perry Hookman, M.D., FACP, FACG, AGAF
Boca Raton, FL 33496
Perry Hookman MD is Board Certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He also holds a Masters Degree in Health Administration and is Board Certified in Medical Management - Johns Hopkins trained. Dr. Hookman has authored/coauthored over 40 publications in the Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature.
Internal Medicine includes the Diagnosis and Treatment of medical problems such as Hypertension, Cardiovascular [Heart & Blood Vessels], Pulmonary [Lung] and Blood & Metabolic Diseases such as Anemia, Diabetes and other Endocrine and Systemic manifestations of Immune Diseases, Cancers, and Dermatologic-Skin Disorders plus Neurologic symptoms.
Gastroenterology is the practice of Medicine devoted to patients with Digestive Diseases. Gastroenterology encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of Stomach and Intestinal disorders-such as heartburn and ulcers, as well as Intestinal Inflammatory Diseases such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Other Abdominal disorders diagnosed and treated by a Gastroenterologist includes Gall bladder, Pancreatic and Liver Diseases- such as Gall stones, Pancreatitis, Hepatitis and also Non-Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis and Cirrhosis.
The Practice of Gastroenterology also includes performing Gastrointestinal Endoscopic procedures such as Esophagoscopy, Gastroscopy, Duodenoscopy [Esophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy- EGD] plus Colonoscopy-the Endoscopic examination of the Colon. Related Endoscopic surgical procedures such as Intestinal and Colon Polyp Biopsy and Removal [Polypectomy] and Endoscopic Biliary and Pancreatic Procedures such as Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography [ERCP] are also included in the field of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Hookman, currently and has been in private practice for more than 30 years. He is a teacher to other Physicians, Interns and Residents in Internal Medicine and also in Gastroenterology.
- Hepatology (Liver)
- Internal Medicine
- Failure of Oxethazaine to Alter Acid Induce Symptoms in Patients with Esophagitis
- Abnormal Anal Sphincteric Reflex in Patients with Scleroderma
- Dysphagioa Localized to the Hypopharynx and Upper Esophagus: A Cineradiographic and Manometric Study
- The Relationship of Raynaud's Phenomenon to Aperistalsis of the Esophagus
- Aperistalsis of the Esophagus in Patients with Connective Tissue Disorders and Raynaud's Phenomenom
- Sphincter Abnormality in Hyperthyroidism
- Acid Induced Esophageal Motor Abnormalities: A Cine-Manometric Study
- Simultaneous Manometric Recording of Internal and External Anal Sphincteric Reflexes
- A Comparison of Endoscopic Biopsy and Esophageal Exfoliative Cytology in Establishing the Diagnosis of Carcinoma of the Esophagus
- Acid Barium Swallows in the Radiographic Evaluation of Clinical Esophagitis
- Failure of Oxethazaine to Alter Acid Induced Esophageal Pain
- Relationship of Altered Esophageal Primary Peristalsis to Acid Induced Pain
- Acid Induced Prolonged Relaxation of Lower Esophageal Sphincter
- Upper G.I. Symptoms: Also Consider the Collagen Diseases
- How to Identify the Troublesome Hiatal Hernia
- New Techniques for Accurate Diagnosis and Management of Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux
- Hiatal Hernia Evaluation
- Reserpine in Raynaud's Disease and Phenomenon. Short Term Responses to Intra-arterial Injection.
- G.I. Manifestation of collagen Disease
- Choledochocolonic Fistula Through a Cystic Duct Remnant
- Gallbladder Carcinoma with Gastric Outlet Obstruction and Gallstone Ileus
- Age & Gender and Type of Procedure are Independent Predictors of Arterial Oxygen Desaturation During Ambulatory Endoscopy
- Arterial Oxygen Desaturation during Ambulatory Endoscopy occurs without EKG changes
- Practice Guidelines: The Second Generation of Utilization Review: How to Make it Work for the Health Service Organization
- Pro-Active Feedback Loops in the Management of Clerical and Clinical Personnel of a Medical Group Practice
- Establishing a Successful Performance Appraisal System for Health Services Organization Personnel
- An Outline of Possible New Anti-Managed Care Legislation in Maryland
- Checklist used to justify Endoscopy problems. Models for Cost Management and Health Care Quality
- Sir William Osler and the Current Trajectory of Medical Education and Health Care at American Academic Health Centers
- A Comparison of the Writings of Sir William Osler and His Exemplar Sir Thomas Browne
- Pancreatic sphincter hypertension increases the risk of post-ERCP ancreatitis
- The Role of Vigorous Detection of Recurrence after Curative Resection of Colorectal Cancer
- The Diagnosis and Management of Unexplained Chest Pain - Is Less More?
- Diagnosis of Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain and Appendicitis by CT Scan: Do We Still Need the Clinician?
- Surgical complications of Fundoplication for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease
- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Should Be Routinely Performed with Intraoperative Cholangiography
- Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatitis C (HCV).
- What should be the Standard of Care for the Surveillance of Cancer, the Diagnosis of Dysplasia, and the Decision for Colectomy in Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
- Recommendations for Greater Accuracy in the Standard of Care for the Detection of Early Barrett's Esophageal Cancer
- Systemic Autoimmune Disorders Associated With Celiac Disease(CD) A Case Report.
- Current Biochemical Studies of Non- Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Suggest a New Therapeutic Approach
- Systemic Autoimmune Disorders Associated with Celiac Disease
- Update on Current Standards of Care in the Diagnosis and Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)
- Update on the Causes and Standards of Care for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
- Systemic Autoimmune Disorders Associated with Celiac Disease
- Post- Cholecystectomy Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Secondary to Sump Syndrome
- Guidelines for Prevention, Surveillance, Diagnosis, & Treatment, and, in this New Era of More Virulent Strains of Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea (AAD), C. difficile associated Diseases/Diarrhea (CDAD) and C. difficile Colitis(CDAC)
- . C. difficile Associated Disorders/Diarrhea (CDAD) and C. Difficile Colitis (CDAC): The Emergence of a More Virulent Era. Digestive Diseases & Sciences
- C. difficile Associated Infection, Diarrhea, and Colitis
- Recommendations for C.difficile Infection (CDI) Treatment and Control
- C. difficile Appendicitis: An Overlooked Entity: Case Report and Review of the Literature
- Use of Chromendoscopy for Increased Detection of Polyps Not Visualized by White Light Endoscopy in Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis [PAP]
References upon request.