John A. Evans, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

40 Ratings

John A. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Endoscopy

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-7777
Department: 336-713-7777

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1994
  • M.D., University of Tennessee-Memphis, 1998
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Emory University Hosp, 2001
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Massachusetts Gen Hosp, 2005
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania Sch, 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

NPI Number

  • 1326076233
John A. Evans, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

40 Ratings

John A. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Research Interests

instrument development, pain

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7339 | Department: 336-713-7777

Recent Publications

Evans JA, DeWitt JM. Screening first-degree relatives for gastric cancer prevention [response to letter]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016;83(1):274.

Luthra AK, Evans JA. Review of current and evolving clinical indications for endoscopic ultrasound. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2016;8(3):157-164.

Luthra AK, Aggarwal V, Mishra G, Conway J, Evans JA. A prospective blinded study evaluating the role of endoscopic ultrasound before endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the setting of 'positive' intraoperative cholangiogram during cholecystectomy. Am Surg. 2016;82(4):343-347.

Fernandez AZ, Luthra AK, Evans JA. Endoscopic closure of persistent gastric leak and fistula following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015;6():186-187.

Allen BC, Tirman P, Tobben JP, Evans JA, Leyendecker JR. Gastroduodenal ulcers on CT: forgotten, but not gone. Abdom Imaging. 2015;40(1):19-25.

Jones JD, Pawa R, Evans JA. Endoscopic repair of gastrogastric fistulas aft er Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015;110(Suppl 1):S203-S204.

Vadlamudi R, Conway J, Mishra G, Baillie J, Gilliam J, Fernandez A, Evans J. Identifying patients most likely to have a common bile duct stone after a positive intraoperative cholangiogram. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2014;10(4):240-244.

Marion B, Conway J, Evans J, Mishra G. Colonoscopy with miniprobe ultrasound helps identify mucosal, submucosal, and extramucosal colonic lesions [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S562.

Oh S, Conway J, Evans J, Mishra G, Pawa R. Gastric schwannoma or gastrointestinal stromal tumor: is fine needle aspiration helpful? [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S583.

Oh S, Evans J, Conway J, Mishra G, Pawa R. Duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor masquerading as refractory bleeding peptic ulcer [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S462-S463.

Oh S, Marion B, Pawa R, Evans J, Mishra G, Conway J. Metastatic lesions to the pancreas diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: a single tertiary care center experience [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S67.

Luthra A, Evans J. Small bowel capsule endoscopy in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators and permanent pacemakers [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S556.

Rejeski J, Kundu S, Evans J, Conway J, Hauser M, Pawa R, Mishra G. A proposed 'modified criteria' for EUS can accurately identify patients best suited for either endoscopic ampullectomy or surgical excision [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S61-S62.

Wilson J, Benson PW, Evans J. Successful endoscopic closure of tracheoesophageal fistula with APC and EVICEL fibrin sealant [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(Suppl 2):S550.

Benson P, Evans J, Conway J, Mishra G, Pawa R. Single-operator peroral cholangioscopy (SpyGlass) for extraction of a cystic duct stone in the setting of Mirizzi's Syndrome post-remote cholecystectomy [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(Suppl 1):S247-S248.

Clark N, Conway J, Evans J, Mishra G. Rectal ultrasound with FNA: a highly effective modality for delineating and diagnosing perirectal and presacral lesions [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(Suppl 1):S584.

Hafemeister, A, Conway J, Mishra G, Fernandez A, Evans J. A single-blind, prospective study for evaluation of transnasal endoscopy in patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass referred for upper endoscopy [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(Suppl 1):S582.

Lake A, Kundu S, Conway J, Evans J, Waters G, Bohl J, Mishra G. Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) helps select patients for transanal surgery for early rectal cancers and large polyps [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(Suppl 1):S163.

Coe AW, Evans J, Conway J. Pancreas cystic lymphangioma diagnosed with EUS-FNA. JOP. 2012;13(3):282-284.

Benson PW, Conway J, Evans JA. I-SCAN is the preferred viewing modality for defining major papilla anatomy and influences desire for cannulation in ERCP [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):AB482-483.

Carriere VJ, Conway J, Baillie J, Evans JA, Gilliam JH, Mishra G. Can EUS prevent unnecessary ERCPs? [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):AB191.

Carriere VJ, Conway J, Mishra G, Roy R, Evans JA. Pre and post endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography anesthesia time in patients receiving monitored anesthesia care versus general anesthesia [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):AB277.

Choo L, Mishra G, Conway J, Evans JA. Prospective single blinded study of endoscopic ultrasound prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography for patients with a positive intra-operative cholangiogram [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):AB203.

Choo L, Conway J, Evans JA, Mishra G. Training fellows in endoscopic ultrasound: the impact on procedure time [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):AB286-287.

Gordon K, Conway J, Evans JA, Mishra G. Safety and effectiveness of EUS and EUS-guided interventions in a large cohort of patients [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;75(4 Suppl):430.

Choo L, Mishra G, Evans JA, Conway J. Endoscopic ultrasound training: the impact on procedure time and complications [abstract]. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012;27(Suppl 4):54-55.

Choo L, Mishra G, Conway J, Evans JA. Prospective blinded study of endoscopic ultrasound prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography for patients with a positive intra-operative cholangiogram [abstract]. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012;27(Suppl 4):54.

Evans JA, Conway JD, Mishra G. A novel method for performing multiple wire insertions during endoscopic cyst gastrostomy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71(3):612-614.

Lynch SP, Evans JA. Difficult biliary cannulation. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2010;12(2):135-140.

Vadlamudi RS, Conway JD, Kundu S, Mishra G, Baillie J, Evans JA. Identifying patients most likely to have a common bile duct stone at ERCP after an abdominal intraoperative cholangiogram [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71(5):AB169.

Myers C, Yellen B, Evans J, DeMaria E, Pryor A. Using external magnet guidance and endoscopically placed magnets to create suture-free gastro-enteral anastomoses. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(5):1104-1109.

Greenblatt WH, Hur C, Knudsen AB, Evans JA, Chung DC, Gazelle GS. Cost-effectiveness of prophylactic surgery for duodenal cancer in familial adenomatous polyposis. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18(10):2677-2684.

Vadlamudi R, Canlas K, Kundu S, Conway J, Gadi B, Jowell P, Mishra G, Evans J. Change in size of gastric tumors arising from the muscularis propria in patients undergoing EUS [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104(Suppl 3):S49.

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Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Endoscopy
John A. Evans, M.D.

John A. Evans, M.D.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

John A. Evans, M.D.40 Ratings


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Very pleasant with *Dr. Evan's handling of my appointment. Went home happy!


#1. Very patient in answering all my questions on site. #2. Love the study *Dr. Evans is in regarding medical record availability on that same site.


Doctor acted like I was faking my illness wasted trip 120 miles round trip.


Very impressed.


Very good.

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