Girish Mishra, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

66 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, VA Commonwlth U Med Coll of VA, 1995
  • Fellowship, Medicine, Medical Univ Of South Carolina, 1998

NPI Number

  • 1902883697
Girish Mishra, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

66 Ratings

Girish Mishra, M.D.

Professor, Gastroenterology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

education outreach

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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.

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.

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

Walsh P, Gilliam J, Mishra G. EUS guided 'pseudocystogram': an adjunct to ERCP for performing endoscopic cystgastrostomy [abstract]. Endoscopy. 2006;38(Suppl 1):.

Walsh P, Mishra G. CT: 'Pancreatic fullness'...EUS: 'Full of what?' [abstract]. Endoscopy. 2006;38(Suppl 1):.

Patel NP, Cappellari JO, Mishra G. Mastocytosis diagnosed using endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy [abstract]. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006;130(9):1369-1370.

Blackstock AW, Aklilu M, Lovato J, Farmer MR, Mishra G, Melin SA, Oaks T, Geisinger K, Levine EA. Pathologic complete response may not represent the optimal surrogate for survival after preoperative therapy for esophageal cancer. Int J Gastrointest Cancer. 2006;37(1):7-14.

Farmer MR, Yacoub J, Aklilu M, Levine EA, Geisinger K, Mishra G, Melin S, Blackstock AW. Tri-modality therapy for esophageal cancer: hemoglobin levels are prognostic for survival but do not predict response to radiochemotherapy [abstract]. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006;66(3 Suppl):S269.

Lally BE, Butler J, Mishra G, Paskett ED, Blackstock AW. The impact of ethnicity on survival for patients with pancreatic cancer: a SEER analysis [abstract]. In: 2006 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Abstracts; 2006 Jan 26-28; San Fransciso (CA). 2006;():Abstr 100.

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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
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Girish Mishra, M.D.66 Ratings

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The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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CP spoke using clear language
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Time CP spent with patient
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Very pleasant, kind, caring.


Great *Dr. Mishra I have referred my PCP & his wife they are now of age! Also husband's dr.


*Dr. Mishra is an excellent care giver.


Dr. Mishra is very kind and compassionate. He has a wonderful bedside manner.


Excessive wait time was the only issue, otherwise, excellent treatment.


*Dr. Mishra considers everything a patient may do to improve one's situation. #5. & lifestyle. #6. 6 mo's appt.




*Dr. Mishra was outstanding in the treatment he provided.


*Dr. Mishra is the "best" dr. that I have interfaced with, period.


Very diligent in the follow up e-mail. Well manored and informative.


Everyone was wonderful!


Have always & still do trust *Dr. Mishra's professional opinion 100% esp. after all the other drs. not finding problem.


All good this dr. found my cancer & had it removed.




Good experience.


Respect dr. extremely well.


I was very pleased with the overall experience.

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