Endashaw M. Omer, M.D., MPH

Endashaw M. Omer, M.D., MPH

Endashaw M. Omer, M.D., MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Endoscopy
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Gastroenterology; Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS); Pancreatic Disorders; Enteral Access


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Gondar College of Medical Sciences
  • Residency: MedStar Harbor Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville
  • MPH: Addis Ababa University

Featured Publications

  • Omer E, Kedar A, Nagarajarao HS, Nikitina Y, Vedanarayanan V, Subramony C, Lahr CJ, Abell TL. Cajal Cell Counts are Important Predictors of Outcomes in Drug Refractory Gastroparesis Patients With Neurostimulation. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 May/Jun;53(5):366-372. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001025. PubMed PMID: 29672439.
  • Abell TL, Kedar A, Stocker A, Beatty K, McElmurray L, Hughes M, Rashed H, Kennedy W, Wendelschafer-Crabb G, Yang X, Fraig M, Omer E, Miller E, Griswold M, Pinkston C. Gastroparesis syndromes: Response to electrical stimulation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 Mar;31(3):e13534. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13534. Epub 2019 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 30706646.
  • McKenzie P, Stocker A, Du P, Lahr C, Cheng LK, McElmurray L, Kedar A, Boatright B, Hassan H, Hughes M, Omer E, Bhandari B, Abell TL. The Effect of Gastric Electrical Stimulation on Small Bowel Motility in Patients With Gastroparesis and Concomitant Pancreatic and Small Bowel Dysfunction: From Animal Model to Human Application. Neuromodulation. 2018 Dec 7. doi: 10.1111/ner.12888. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30525253.
  • Diamond SJ, Omer E, Kiraly L. In Search of the Ideal Promotility Agent: Optimal Use of Currently Available Promotility Agents for Nutrition Therapy of the Critically Ill Patient. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2017 Nov 16;19(12):63. doi: 10.1007/s11894-017-0604-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 29143891.
  • Omer E, Atassi H. The Microbiome That Shapes Us: Can It Cause Obesity? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2017 Oct 27;19(12):59. doi: 10.1007/s11894-017-0600-y. Review. PubMed PMID: 29080046.
  • Patel C, Omer E, Diamond SJ, McClave SA. Can Nutritional Assessment Tools Predict Response to Nutritional Therapy? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016 Apr;18(4):15. doi: 10.1007/s11894-016-0488-y. Review. PubMed PMID: 26936031.
  • Singh S, McCrary J, Kedar A, Weeks S, Beauerle B, Weeks A, Omer EM, Lahr C, Starkebaum W, Abell T. Temporary Endoscopic Stimulation in Gastroparesis-like Syndrome. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Oct 1;21(4):520-7. doi: 10.5056/jnm15046. PubMed PMID: 26351250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4622134.
  • Omer EM, Mariam DH. Impact of HIV/AIDS on labor productivity in Akaki fiber products factory, Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2008 Apr;46(2):123-31. PubMed PMID: 21309201.