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Dr. Hervé C. Boucard

Gastroenterologist

Specialty Interests:
Dr. Boucard is proficient in colonoscopy, polyp removal, upper endoscopy, ERCP and pH study.  He has received specialized state-of-the-art biliary/pancreatic endoscopy training at UMDNJ.

The doctor has a special interest in the treatment of heartburn, gastric pain, gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), difficulty with swallowing, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), lower abdomen pain and colitis.  He is also proficient in hemorrhoids management and hemorrhoid banding.

He treats all types of liver diseases including Hepatitis B and C, gallbladder disease, abnormal liver blood test and he does a fatty liver evaluation.

Dr. Boucard has shown his passion and enthusiasm for Gastro-Enterology and Hepatology by writing many abstracts and made poster presentations at National and International GI meetings.

He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

Board Certification:
Gastroenterology

Degree:
MD, FACG, AGAF
Cornell University, Bachelor with Honors in Biological Engineering
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA with a Doctorate Degree in Medicine
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Advanced Training:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Specialty Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Memberships:
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE)-Currently President of NJ Chapter

Professional Highlights:
Member of Ethics Committee, RWJ Hamilton
Board Member, Hamilton Endoscopy & Surgery Center

Laboratory Research:
Use of a Novel Monoclonal Antibody in the determination of metaplastic changes in gastric polyps.

Laboratory research in the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Presentations:
Gastric Polyps: The Experience of a University Medical Center (Retrospective Study) ACG Meeting, October, 2002. Seattle, WA
A Resected Large Tubular Adenomatous Polyp Regrowing as a  Large Hyperplastic Polyp.  ACG Meeting, October 2002. Seattle, WA
An Unusual Case of Adult Sigmoid Intussusception Secondary to Neurofibromatosis of the Colon.  ACG Meeting, October, 2004. Orlando, FL
A Case of Crohn’s Disease Presenting only as Gastric Outlet Obstruction. ACG Meeting, October, 2005. Honolulu, HI
A Rare Case of GI Bleeding as the Sole Presenting Symptom of Pulmonary Neoplasm. ACG Meeting, October 2005. Honolulu, HI
A retrospective study of the outcome of Liver Transplant for Cryptogenic Cirrhosis. UMDNJ – Division of Hepatology/Transplant, Newark, NJ   DDW, May, 2006.