Annual Meetings

The annual KSGE meeting occurs during the Yearly Kentucky Medical Association meeting,  in Louisville.

The 2023 KSGE meeting is Saturday August 26, starting at 7:30 AM and going until 4:00 PM with breakfast and lunch included. The meeting will again be at the Marriott Louisville East 1903 Embassy Square Blvd in Louisville, KY. The meeting will all be in person and will include sessions on advanced endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, complex abdominal issues and motility, with 19 speakers currently scheduled. The fee for actively practicing physicians is $!50 and trainees are free. There will be several medical exhibits near the meeting area.  Contact Rachel Crouch for more information: or 502-814-1387.

The 2022 Meeting is Friday August 26, 2022 at 12 noon, Eastern Daylight Time. Dr. Robert Martindale will speak on the topic of Short Gut. This will be a hybrid meeting with both in-patient and virtual options. Stay tuned for more details.

The 2021 Meeting was held virtually on Friday August 27, 2021. The Topic was ” A Novel Technology in the Upper Gut: FLIP–Applications and Clinical Implications”. Speakers were Ben Rogers, Endashaw Omer and Prateek Mathur. The  Zoom Video of the meeting is available on this site under Videos.

There was no 2020 Meeting as the KMA was cancelled due to COVID-19.

The 2019 Meeting was on Friday September 20 at the Louisville Marriott East beginning at 12 noon.The featured speaker was Dr Piet deGroen from the U of MN speaking on ‘Real Time Feedback During Colonoscopy.”

The 2018 Meeting was held on  Friday August 24 at the Louisville Marriott East beginning at 12 noon.The featured speaker was Dr. Shabnam Sarker from Vanderbilt University presenting on Endoscopic Therapy for Obesity.

The 2017 Meeting was Sunday August 27 at 4 PM at the Louisville Hyatt downtown. The speaker was Dr. Nick Nickl from the U of KY Speaking on Hereditary Pancreatitis.

The 2016 meeting was held on Sunday Sept 11, 2016 at the  Louisville Marriott East. The featured speaker is Monica Fischer from IU who spoke on FMT.

The 2015 meeting was held on Monday August 31, 2015 and the featured speaker was Dr Matt Cave on liver disease.

The 2014 meeting was held on Wed Sept 17 2014 and the featured speaker was Dr. Eamonn Quigley who spoke on IBS.

If there are any questions please contact Endashaw Omer, KSGE Representative at or at or via his cell 240-393-8865.