Michael Byrne

Dr. Michael Francis Byrne

Clinical Professor, Vancouver General Hospital

Dr Michael F. Byrne MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia
5135 - 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver,  BC,  V5Z 1M9
Tel:  +1-604-875-5640
Fax:  +1-604-875-5378

Specializing in gastroenterology and interventional endoscopy, Dr. Byrne is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Director of the Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at VGH, and was the Director of Endoscopy at Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia from 2012-2014.

His research interests range from basic science to clinical medicine, and he has hands-on research training in molecular science and pharmacology. His clinical experience and research interests include many aspects of interventional endoscopy (especially in pancreaticobiliary disease), and general gastroenterology and the overlaps with oncology and diagnostic imaging, as well as expertise in optical biopsy and artificial intelligence.

Dr Byrne is actively involved in teaching junior medical doctors on a regular basis. He is the Director of the Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at VGH which entails nearly daily teaching of interventional endoscopy techniques to trainees.

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

1. Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy Specimens: Adequate Diagnostic Yield and Accuracy Can Be Achieved without On-Site Evaluation.
O'Connor K, Cheriyan DG, Li-Chang HH, Kalloger SE, Garrett J, Byrne MF, Weiss AA, Donnellan F, Schaeffer DF.
Acta Cytol. 2015;59(4):305-10. doi: 10.1159/000439398.
PMID: 26339900

Endoscopic ultrasound guided biliary and pancreatic duct interventions.
Prichard D, Byrne MF.
World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Nov 16;6(11):513-24. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v6.i11.513. Review.
PMID: 25400865 Free PMC Article

Extraintestinal manifestations of Helicobacter pylori: a concise review.
Wong F, Rayner-Hartley E, Byrne MF.
World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep 14;20(34):11950-61. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i34.11950. Review.
PMID: 25232230 Free PMC Article

Propofol use in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and endoscopic ultrasound.
Cheriyan DG, Byrne MF.
World J Gastroenterol. 2014 May 14;20(18):5171-6. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i18.5171. Review.
PMID: 24833847 Free PMC Article

Response to endoscopic therapy for biliary anastomotic strictures in deceased versus living donor liver transplantation.
Chan CH, Donnellan F, Byrne MF, Coss A, Haque M, Wiesenger H, Scudamore CH, Steinbrecher UP, Weiss AA, Yoshida EM.
Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2013 Oct;12(5):488-93.
PMID: 24103278 Free Article

Aortoduodenal fistula: not always bleeding.
Wong JC, Taylor DC, Byrne MF.
Can J Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug;27(8):444. No abstract available.
PMID: 23964352 Free PMC Article

Endoscopic mucosal resection of esophageal squamous papillomatosis.
Kim E, Byrne MF, Donnellan F.
Can J Gastroenterol. 2012 Nov;26(11):780-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 23166898 Free PMC Article

8. A novel two-step approach for retrieval of an impacted biliary extraction basket.
Chan CH, Donnellan F, Chan GC, Byrne MF.
Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2012;2012:435050. doi: 10.1155/2012/435050.
PMID: 22953076 Free PMC Article

Repeat Procedures Within 30 days in Patients Stented for Malignant Distal Biliary Strictures: Experience of 508 Patients at a Tertiary Referral Center.
Byrne MF, Chan CH, Branch MS, Jowell PS, Baillie J.
Gastroenterology Res. 2012 Apr;5(2):57-62.
PMID: 27785181 Free PMC Article

Sitaxsentan-induced acute severe hepatitis treated with glucocorticoid therapy.
Chin M, Levy RD, Yoshida EM, Byrne MF.
Can Respir J. 2012 Jan-Feb;19(1):e1-2.
PMID: 22332138 Free PMC Article

Outcome of repeat ERCP after initial failed use of a needle knife for biliary access.
Donnellan F, Enns R, Kim E, Lam E, Amar J, Telford J, Byrne MF.
Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Apr;57(4):1069-71. doi: 10.1007/s10620-011-1982-6.
PMID: 22147249

Update of cholangioscopy and biliary strictures.
Chin MW, Byrne MF.
World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep 14;17(34):3864-9. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i34.3864. Review.
PMID: 22025874 Free PMC Article

Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis.
Donnellan F, Byrne MF.
Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2012;2012:796751. doi: 10.1155/2012/796751.
PMID: 21845187 Free PMC Article

Colonic stenting in 2011.
Donnellan F, Moosavi S, Byrne MF.
Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2011 Jun;57(2):193-204. Review.