Vanderbilt University (1997), Molecular Biology
Vanderbilt University (1997), Biomedical Engineering
Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2001), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Colonoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Ulcerative Colitis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Current Strategies in the Management of Intra-abdominal Abscesses in Crohn's Disease.
Feagins LA, Holubar SD, Kane SV, Spechler SJ Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 2011 May 842-50
The Rate of Post-Polypectomy Bleeding for Patients on Uninterrupted Clopidogrel Therapy During Elective Colonoscopy Is Acceptably Low.
Feagins LA, Uddin FS, Davila RE, Harford WV, Spechler SJ Digestive diseases and sciences 2011 Apr 2631-8
Biologic agent use varies inversely with age at diagnosis in Crohn’s disease
Feagins LA, Spechler SJ Digestive Diseases and Sciences November 2010 55 (11) 3164-70
The role of Transforming Growth Factor-β in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colitis-Associated Colon Cancer
Feagins LA Inflammatory Bowel Diseases November 2010 16(11) 1963-8
Do non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs cause exacerbations of inflammatory bowel disease?
Feagins LA, Cryer BL Digestives Diseases and Sciences February 2010 55(2) 226-32
Carcinogenesis in IBD: potential targets for the prevention of colorectal cancer.
Feagins LA, Souza RF, Spechler SJ Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology May 2009 6(5) 297-305
Sexual and Reproductive Issues for Men with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Feagins LA, Kane SV. American Journal of Gastroenterology March 2009 104 (3) 768-73

Honors & Awards

  • 2007 Gastroenterology Research Group
    AGA Fellow Travel Award Recipient (2007)
  • 2005 Gastroenterology Research Group
    AGA Fellow Travel Award Recipient (2005)
  • Nominee, Best Teaching Resident
    Into to Clinical Medicine Course (2002)
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Fellowship Award
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (2012)
  • Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America (2007)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2004)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (2003)
  • American Gastroenterology Association (2003)
  • Gastroenterology Research Group (2003)