Girish Mishra, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

116 Ratings

Girish Mishra, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastrointestinal Oncology

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., Duke University, 1988
  • M.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1992
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Va., VCU, 1995
  • Fellowship, Medicine, Medical Univ Of South Carolina, 1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

NPI Number

  • 1902883697
Girish Mishra, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

116 Ratings

Girish Mishra, M.D.

Professor, Gastroenterology

Research Interests

education outreach

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7308 | Department: 336-713-7777

Recent Publications

Clark CJ, Fino NF, Clark N, Rosales A, Mishra G, Pawa R. Trends in the use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for the management of chronic pancreatitis in the United States. J Clin Gastroentrol. 2016;50(5):417-422.

Tang SJ, Vilmann AS, Saftoiu A, Wang W, Streba CT, Fink PP, Griswold M, Wu R, Dietrich CF, Jenssen C, Hocke M, Kantowski M, Pohl J, Fockens P, Annema JT, van der Heijden EH, Havre RF, Do-Cong Pham K, Kunda R, Deprez PH, Mariana J, Vazquez-Sequeiros E,. EUS needle identification comparison and evaluation study (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2016;():.

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.

Wassef W, DeWitt J, McGreevy K, Wilcox M, Whitcomb D, Yadav D, Amann S, Mishra G, Alkaade S, Romagnuolo J, Stevens T, Vargo J, Gardner T, Singh V, Park W, Hartigan C, Barton B, Bova C. Pancreatitis quality of life instrument: a psychometric evaluation. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016;():.

Das A, Brugge W, Mishra G, Smith DM, Sachdev M, Ellsworth E. Managing incidental pancreatic cystic neoplasms with integrated molecular pathology is a cost-effective strategy. Endosc Int Open. 2015;3(5):E479-E486.

Gordon K, Conway J, Evans J, Petty J, Fortunato JE, Mishra G. 'EUS and EUS guided interventions alter clinical management in children with digestive diseases'. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;():.

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.

Clark CJ, Clark N, Ahmed S, Mishra G, Pawa R. Trends in the use of ERCP for the management of chronic pancreatitis: a population-based study using the nationwide inpatient sample [abstract]. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014;79(5 Suppl):AB377-378.

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.

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.

Coe A, Conway J, Evans J, Goebel M, Mishra G. The yield of EUS-FNA in undiagnosed upper abdominal adenopathy is very high. J Clin Ultrasound. 2013;41(4):210-213.

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.

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.

Dawson PA, Mishra G. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy In: Ibdah JA, ed. Maternal liver disease. Austin (TX): Landes Bioscience;2012: .

Peacock J, Mishra G, Roy RC. Physostigmine and restless legs syndrome [letter]. Anesthesiology. 2012;117(5):1144-1145.

Choo L, Conway J, Mishra G. The role of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary obstruction. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2012;14(6):520-527.

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.

Carriere V, Conway J, Evans J, Shokoohi S, Mishra G. Which patients with dilated common bile and/or pancreatic ducts have positive findings on EUS?. J Interv Gastroenterol. 2012;2(4):168-171.

Neff LP, Mishra G, Fortunato JE, Laudadio J, Petty JK. Microlithiasis, endoscopic ultrasound, and children: not just little gallstones in little adults. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46(3):462-466.

Petty JK, Neff LP, Mishra G. Esophageal atresia with distal fistula and long overlapping upper esophageal pouch [reply to letter]. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46(10):2043.

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.

Stevens T, Lopez R, Adler DG, Al-Haddad MA, Conway J, Dewitt JM, Forsmark CE, Kahaleh M, Lee LS, Mishra G, et al. Multicenter comparison of the interobserver agreement of standard EUS scoring and Rosemont classification scoring for diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71(3):519-526.

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.

Monjazeb AM, Riedlinger G, Aklilu M, Geisinger KR, Mishra G, Isom S, Clark P, Levine EA, Blackstock AW. Outcomes of patients with esophageal cancer staged with [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET): can postchemoradiotherapy FDG-PET predict the utility of resection?. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(31):4714-4721.

Monjazeb AM, Riedlinger G, Isom S, Aklilu M, Geisinger KR, Mishra G, Levine EA, Blackstock AW. Radiotherapy for esophageal cancer: does dose affect outcomes? [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;78(3 Suppl):S307.

Mishra G, Conway JD. Endoscopic ultrasound in the evaluation of radiologic abnormalities of the liver and biliary tree. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2009;11(2):150-154.

Blackstock AW, Aklilu M, Lovato J, Degrass L, Sommer J, Howerton R, Mishra G, Levine E, McQuellon R. Aprepitant/5HT-3 antagonist (EMEND) for the prevention of chemoradiation-induced nausea and vomiting (CRINV) in patients receiving gemcitabine/5-FU-based chemoradiation and concurrent upper abdominal radiation for pancreatic cancer [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(Suppl):e20661.

Trivedi AN, Levine EA, Mishra G. Adenocarcinoma of the appendix is rarely detected by colonoscopy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009;13(4):668-675.

DeWitt J, Gress FG, Levy MJ, Hernandez LV, Eloubeidi MA, Mishra G, Sherman S, Al-Haddad MA, LeBlanc JK. EUS-guided FNA aspiration of kidney masses: a multicenter U.S. experience. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009;70(3):573-578.

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.

Conway JD, Mishra G. The role of endoscopic ultrasound in biliary strictures. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2008;10(2):157-162.

Charbel S, Kimberly J, Conway J, Gilliam J, Baillie J, Mishra G. Same-day combined EUS/ERCP to investigate biliary and pancreatic disorders: better together [abstract]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103(Suppl):S70.

Easler J, Fennimore B, Farmer M, Yacoub J, Geisinger K, Aklilu M, Blackstock W, Case D, Levine E, Mishra G. Molecular profiling with MIB-1 correlates with microscopic evidence of residual disease in patients undergoing neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer (EC) [abstract]. Gastroenterology. 2007;132(4 Suppl 2):A854.

Kim C, Farmer MR, Yacoub J, Monjazeb A, Levine EA, Aklilu M, Geinsinger [sic] KR [Geisinger KR], Mishra G, Melin S, Blackstock AW. Tri-modality therapy for esophageal cancer: mucinous histology is associated with decreased pathologic response rates to neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;69(3 Suppl):S267.

Monjazeb AM, Farmer MR, Mattern M, Mebea A, Levine EA, Geisinger KR, Mishra G, Melin S, Blackstock AW. Patterns of failure for esophageal cancer patients optimally staged with 18-F-FDG-PET and observed after chemo-radiotherapy [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;69(3 Suppl):S274.

Blackstock AW, Mornex F, Partensky C, Descos L, Case LD, Melin SA, Levine EA, Mishra G, Limentani SA, Kachnic LA, et al. Adjuvant gemcitabine and concurrent radiation for patients with resected pancreatic cancer: a phase II study. Br J Cancer. 2006;95(3):260-265.

Collins D, Penman I, Mishra G, Draganov P. EUS-guided celiac block and neurolysis. Endoscopy. 2006;38(9):935-939.

Mishra G. DNA analysis of cells obtained from endoscopic ultrasound-fine needle aspiration in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Fool's Gold, Pandora's Box, or Holy Grail? [editorial]. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006;101(11):2501-2503.

Gilbert K, Mishra G. Pancreatic cancer: epidemiology and pathology. Pract Gastroenterol. 2006;30(4):22-33.

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Professor, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Girish Mishra, M.D.

Girish Mishra, M.D.

Professor, Gastroenterology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Girish Mishra, M.D.116 Ratings


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very good


I have real good experience with this *Girish Mishra. I have a lot of health problem's.


*Dr. Mishra is top notch!


Great doctor just bad time management.


Assures me that I may contact him at any time for a problem, I know I am & will receive the best care available.


Dr. Mishra was wonderful! He made me feel like I was his only patient. He's extremely knowledgeable and explained things in an understanding way; I have complete confidence in him as a physician and trust him to the fullest. We need more physicians like him!


*Dr. Mishra is an excellent doctor & show concern for the patient.


*Dr. Mishra is excellent! The best! Cares for the patient & shows concern for the family also.


*Dr. G. Mishra this is the provider that I have the most confidence in.


This was my first visit to *Dr. Mishra who came highly recommended and I was extremely pleased with the his knowledge of my condition & the plan going forward for a resolution.




Loved *Dr. Mishra. He has effectively fixed my problem. Such relief & appreciation!


Had a very good talk about my problem - trying to find the right meds.


*Dr. Mishra is the best dr. I have ever had. I cannot remind him high enough.


Excellent doctor.


*Dr. Mishra is one of the most caring, compassionate and knowledgeable physicians I've met. Wake Forest is fortunate to have him on the facility.


Everything was explained in plan language.




I did have to wait but I was aware of it even when the appointment was scheduled. Dr. Mishra will work patients in to his schedule if they need to be seen. I appreciate that.


Had no bad experience at all.

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