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Faculty

Internal Medicine

Donald J. Kastens, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, GI Fellows Continuity Clinic
Director, Esophageal Function Laboratory (OU & VA)
 


COMD 7400
800 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK

405-271-5428 (Office)

Donald-Kastens@ouhsc.edu


Dr. Kastens is a board certified gastroenterologist and an Associate Professor at the OU College of Medicine. He has a special interest in diagnosing and treating patients with esophageal motility disorders and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Kastens completed a fellowship, residency and earned his medical degree at the OU College of Medicine.


Academic Section(s):

Digestive Diseases


Education:

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
MD (1981)


Board Certification(s):

American Board of Internal Medicine 
Internal Medicine (1984)

American Board of Internal Medicine 
Gastroenterology (1987)


Residency:

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Internal Medicine (1984)


Fellowship:

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Gastroenterology (1986)

 

Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC
Esophageal Motility (1986)
 


Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease
  • Motility Disorders
  • Colon cancer screening


Select Honors & Accomplishments:

  • Outstanding Dedication and Commitment to Excellence in the Education of Endoscopy Skills to Gastroenterology Fellows Teaching Award, GI Fellowship Program (2014-2020)
    Annual award voted on by the fellows]

  • Board of Governors Service Award 2016-2017, American College of Gastroenterology, October 15, 2017

  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1981)
     
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1977)


Select Publications:

Research Networking Profile

Grossen, A., Kastens, D. J., Salem, G. (2019). Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma to the Gastrointestinal Tract. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. PMID: 31499248. DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.08.051

Jacobs, B. A., Salem, G. A., Kastens, D. J. (2019). Black Esophagus: A Rare Cause of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. PMID: 30876961. DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2019.02.046

Salem, G. A.*, Kastens, D. J. (2019). Double Pylorus: A Rare Complication of Peptic Ulcer Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 17(1), e1. PMID: 29246697. DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.12.01110

Syed, T., Farooqui, S., Tajammal, R., Mahmood, S., Kastens, D. J. (2018). Chilaiditi's Sign Associated with Acute Colonic Pseudo-obstruction: A Radiological Diagnosis. Cureus, 10(3), e2351. PMID: 29796363. DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2351

Syed, T. A., Salem, G., Kastens, D. J. (2017). Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Secondary to Intestinal Histoplasmosis in a Renal Transplant Patient. ACG Case Rep J, 4(e93). PMID: 28798941. DOI: 10.14309/crj.2017.93