Positions

Associate Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Chief of Gastroenterology Section
Baylor St Lukes Medical Center
Member
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

BS from University of Mansoura School of Medicine
M.B.Bch degree; Excellent with Grade of Honor
Residency at University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Internal Medicine Resident
Fellowship at University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow
Fellowship at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Advanced Endoscopy Fellow

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Gastroenterology

Honors & Awards

2014 Diversity Award
President’s Young investigator Award, Texas Tech University
ACG Presidential Poster Recipient “Ortiz et al”
ACG Presidential Poster Recipient “Gonzales et al”
2009 GRG/AGA DDW Fellow Travel Award
Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society Membership
Gastroenterology Research Group (GRG) Scholarship; Hollywood, FL
2007 GRG/AGA DDW Fellow Travel Award
House Officer Research Award (2006-2007). Dept of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico
Gastroenterology Research Group (GRG) Scholarship; Denver, CO
Resident Research Award. Office of Research, University of New Mexico
House Officer Research Award (2005-2006). Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico
AGA Scholarship “Choosing a Career in Academic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Workshop” October, 2005 Milwaukee, WI
Ideal Student Award of Mansoura University, Egypt

Professional Interests

  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Barrett's Esophagus Surveillance and Ablation
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Pancreatic Cancer Screening for High Risk Patients
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • ERCP and Cholangioscopy with Laser
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening & Colonoscopy

Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Physicians

Funding

Prospective Study of the Risk of Bacteremia in Directed Cholangioscopic Examination of the CBD
Grant funding from American College of Gastroenterology

Skills

Tissue Resection Techniques such as ESD and EMR
Management of chronic pancreatitis
Endoscopic Necrosectomy
EUS assisted ERCP