Dr Baron is the Director of Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of North Carolina (UNC), and has authored more than 600 papers. Dr. Baron is editor of a comprehensive textbook entitled ERCP, now in its second edition. He performs a large number of diagnostic EUS procedures for tissue acquisition and therapeutic EUS procedures for management of pancreaticobiliary disorders.
Dr Baron performs extensive clinical research in endoscopic management of diseases throughout the gastrointestinal tract. He is interested in developing improved methods of treating a variety of conditions using interventional endoscopic techniques, many of which were previously treated surgically.