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Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I chose to specialize in GI because I find it to be a dynamic field with a very broad spectrum of disease entities. The continuous developments in treatment options to help our patients are exciting.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
I have a special interest in small bowel diseases and GI oncology.
Where did you study?
I graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, in Pakistan for medical school and completed residency at the University of Connecticut. I went on to complete my fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Iowa.
What certifications do you hold?
I am board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy traveling, music and playing golf.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
I graduated in the top 10% of my class.
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
I am fluent in Urdu and Hindi.
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy.
Abdominal Pain, Acid Reflux, Bleeding or Blood in the Stool, Bloating, Celiac Disease, Colitis, Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Polyps, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Diarrhea, Dysphagia, GERD, EGD, Endoscopy, IBD, IBS, Lactose Intolerance, Peptic Ulcers, Ulcerative Colitis