Akwi Asombang, MD

Akwi Asombang MD,

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Co-Director: International

Program in Gastroenterology


Email: [email protected]


Select Publications

Descriptive analysis of colorectal cancer in Zambia, Southern Africa using the National Cancer Disease Hospital Database. Asombang AW, Madsen R, Simuyandi M, Phiri G, Bechtold M, Ibdah JA, Lishimpi K, Banda L. Pan Afr Med J. 2018 Aug 6;30:248. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.30.248.12464. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30627309

Lumen apposing metal stents for pancreatic fluid collections: Recognition and management of complications. DeSimone ML, Asombang AW, Berzin TM. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Sep 16;9(9):456-463. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i9.456. Review. PMID: 28979710

The Clinical Implications of Fatty Pancreas: A Concise Review. Khoury T, Asombang AW, Berzin TM, Cohen J, Pleskow DK, Mizrahi M. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Oct;62(10):2658-2667. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4700-1. Epub 2017 Aug 8. Review. PMID: 28791556

Pancreatic Cancer Survival Outcomes at a Tertiary Medical Center Based on Sex and Geographic Location. Sathyamurthy A, Chela H, Romana B, Yousef M, Winn J, Madsen R, Bechtold M, Asombang AW. South Med J. 2016 Nov;109(11):718-720. PMID: 27812718

Serological response to Epstein-Barr virus early antigen is associated with gastric cancer and human immunodeficiency virus infection in Zambian adults: a case-control study. Kayamba V, Monze M, Asombang AW, Zyambo K, Kelly P. Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Feb 18;23:45. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.45.8503. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27217871