Applying my academic medical background to private practice has enhanced my abilities to take care of difficult complicated patients. Having spent most of my career training other doctors to be gastroenterologists, I have realized that your endoscopy is only as good as your endoscopist. Be choosy. Ask questions.
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt Medical Degree: Government Medical College, Amritsar Punjab, India Residency: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH GI Fellowship: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield IL Board Certifications: Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine Membership: SC Gastroenterology Association; SC Medical Association; American College of Gastroenterology; American Gastroenterology Association; American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Columbia Medical Society; Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Noteworthy: Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology; Past Professor of Medicine and Director for Division of Digestive Diseases & Nutrition for USC School of Medicine Hospital Affiliations: Lexington Medical Center, Palmetto Health Richland, MUSC Health Columbia
We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of the digestive system: esophagus, stomach, intestines, gall bladder, pancreas and liver. Our service includes patient education, information and emotional support to alleviate anxiety and optimize comfort in all we do.