Tyson Sievers, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Tyson Sievers

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street, SE
MMC 36
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Colleen Unger

Administrative Phone
612-301-3981

Administrative Email
unger084@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-625-5620

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Gastroenterologist


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Mn

Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

I am interested in esophageal health, digestive tract motility, functional GI disorders, and scleroderma. I completed internal medicine residency and gastroenterology (GI) fellowship at the University of Minnesota and have spent additional time studying esophageal disorders, including Barrett's esophagus and eosinophilic esophagitis at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC and esophageal motility at Washington University in St Louis, MO (through the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society). 

Expertise

  • Swallowing disorders
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Scleroderma esophagus
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Achalasia
  • Heartburn/GERD
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal Manometry
    EndoFLIP

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Neurogastroenterology and Motility
    Society
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Scleroderma esophagus
  • Barrett's esophagus outcomes
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis outcomes

Publications

  • Quader, F., Rogers, B., Sievers, T., Mumtaz, S., Lee, M., Lu, T., & Gyawali, C. P. (2020). Contraction reserve with ineffective esophageal motility on esophageal high-resolution manometry is associated with lower acid exposure times compared with absent contraction reserve. Official Journal of the American College of Gastroenterology| ACG, 115(12), 1981-1988.
  • Jonason, D. E., Sievers, T., Trocke, L., Abraham, J. M., & Vaughn, B. P. (2020). Normal ranges of thiopurine methyltransferase activity do not affect thioguanine nucleotide concentrations with azathioprine therapy in inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's & Colitis 360, 2(3), otaa058.
  • Sievers TJ, Amateau SK. Fatal Aortoesophageal Fistula as a Suspected Complication of an Eroded Suture Tag. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019;114(3):377.

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Gastroenterology

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and argon plasma coagulation (APC) of Barrett’s esophagus; Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of esophageal nodules; Esophageal stricture dilation; Placement of wireless acid/pH probes (Bravo)