Dr. John Kasher completed his undergraduate training at UCLA where he graduated with Cum Laude honors. He moved to Boston and received his MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Kasher then continued his training at the UCLA-Olive View Internal Medicine Residency program where he completed internship and residency training and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He subsequently attended the University of Arizona for his fellowship and received further sub-specialty education in areas of gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy â€“ including training in advanced endoscopic procedures such as EUS and ERCP.
He became Board Certified in Gastroenterology following completion of his fellowship training in 2009. Dr. Kasher has received several awards and recognition for his scholastic achievements including being recognized as a Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology as well as a Fellow of American College of Physicians. He has had several publications and has given presentations at regional and national physician meetings. His contribution was recognized with a â€œBest Clinical Presentationâ€ award for his talk at the American College of Physicians national conference. His humanistic attributes were recognized with a nomination for the â€œMost Humanistic Internâ€ award during his internship training.
My philosophy is to treat each individual with utmost respect and dignity. To provide patient-centered care with compassion and with emphasis on patient education and informed decision making. To practice the art and science of medicine with providing the most effective treatments with emphasis on health maintenance and prevention.
Evaluation and treatment of gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas and bile duct disorders
Screening and evaluation of gastrointestinal cancers
Colonoscopy including screening colonoscopies and removal of polyps
Small bowel evaluation, enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy
Feeding tube placements, management and exchanges including PEG tubes and Gastrojejunostomy tubes
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) including management of bile duct stones, cancers and strictures
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) evaluation of intestinal and pancreato-biliary tumors and other relevant conditions including fine needle aspiration
Therapeutic endoscopic procedures such as removal of foreign bodies/ management of GI bleeding/ dilation of strictures/ stent placement
Advanced endoscopic procedures including endoscopic mucosal resection of superficial intestinal lesions/ radiofrequency ablation
Online Video Visits
Dr. John Kasher is able to offer online tele-health services for patients who want to see or speak to the provider from the comfort of their home. Please contact our office at 818.845.3773 to schedule an appointment.
Fellowship: UCLA Medical Center
MD: Boston University School of Medicine
American College of Physicians (ACP; Fellowship FACP status)
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG; Fellowship FACG status)
Massachusetts Medical Society (membership)
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE membership)
Active medical staff at Providence Saint Joseph hospital
201 S. Buena Vista St., Suite 410
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818) 845-3773
Fax: (818) 889-0461
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201 S. Buena Vista St., Suite 410,Burbank, CA 91505