Miller, MD

Chief of Division - Gastroenterology of Medicine,
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chief of Division - Gastroenterology of Medicine,
North Shore University Hospital

About the researcher:



Research Interests:

  • The physiology and pathophysiology of sphincters
  • The physiology and pathophysiology of esophageal varices
  • Anti-reflux mechanisms in GERD

Research focus:

Research training opportunities for residents and fellows

  • Clinical Research Training in Gastroenterology
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellowship


Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University

Degree: Internship

Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University

Degree: Residency

Gastroenterology National Institutes of Health and Georgetown University

Degree: Fellowship

Mid West Nutrition and Education Foundation

Degree: Fellowship
Field of study: Nutrition

Wellsely Hospital, University of Toronto

Degree: Fellowship
Field of study: Therapeutic Endoscopy

Honors and awards

April 2015 - December 2019

GlaxoSmithKline - IIS


  • Miller LS, Vegesna AK, Sampath AM, Prabhu S, Kotapati SK, Makipour K. Ileocecal valve dysfunction in small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: a pilot study. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2012;18(46):6801-8. PubMed PMID: 23239918; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC3520169.
  • Miller L, Clave P, Farre R, Lecea B, Ruggieri MR, Ouyang A, Regan J, McMahon BP. Physiology of the upper segment, body, and lower segment of the esophagus. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2013;1300(1):261-77. PubMed PMID: 24117648.
  • Thompson CC, Chand B, Chen YK, Demarco DC, Miller L, Schweitzer M, Rothstein RI, Lautz DB, Slattery J, Ryan MB, Brethauer S, Schauer P, Mitchell MC, Starpoli A, Haber GB, Catalano MF, Edmundowicz S, Fagnant AM, Kaplan LM, Roslin MS. Endoscopic suturing for transoral outlet reduction increases weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Gastroenterology. 2013;145(1):129-37.e3. PubMed PMID: 23567348.
  • Vegesna AK, Sloan JA, Singh B, Phillips SJ, Braverman AS, Barbe MF, Ruggieri MR, Sr., Miller LS. Characterization of the distal esophagus high-pressure zone with manometry, ultrasound and micro-computed tomography. Neurogastroenterology & Motility. 2013;25(1):53-60.e6. PubMed PMID: 22998376; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCNIHMS402654. PMC3530622.
  • L. S. Miller, A. K. Vegesna, A. S. Braverman, M. F. Barbe & M. R. Ruggieri Sr. Enhanced nicotinic receptor mediated relaxations ingastroesophageal muscle fibers from Barrett’s esophagus patients. Neurogastroenterol Motil (2013)