SHAHBAZ QURESHI, M.D

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United States
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SHAHBAZ QURESHI, M.D. F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G

 

Qualification Diplomat, American Board of Gastroenterology

Nationality

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Date Of Birth

 

 

Present and Past Positions: Present position
Senior Consultant Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mountain Vista Medical Center and Physician Group Of Arizona, Mesa, Arizona January 2009-Present. www.mvgastroenterology.com

Mountain Vista Medical Center is a Flagship Hospital of IASIS

HEALTHCARE.

Past Positions

Chairman, Department of Medicine, Northport Medical Center Tuscaloosa, Alabama 2006-2008.

Chairman, Endoscopy Committee, DCH Regional Medical Center,

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 2006-2008.

Member of the Medical Executive Committee, Northport Medical Center

2006-2008.

DCH Regional Medical Center and Northport Medical Center are two of the

Hospitals of the DCH health system in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with over Eight Hundred Beds.

 

Experience January 2009 to Present
 

Senior Attending In Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mountain Vista Medical Center, and Physician Group of Arizona. Mesa, Arizona.

 

Built the Endoscopy Department and brought it to National Recognized level where case load is well above National Average within two years . The practice was built from the ground level to a very high volume delivery system in two years.

 

 

 

 

 

October 2005 to December 2008

DCH Health System, Tuscaloosa Alabama.

Chairman Of Endoscopy, DCH Health System.

  • Responsible for the majority of therapeutic endoscopy that is done in the endoscopy unit. The endoscopy unit at DCH Health System is a state of the art tertiary facility serving Alabama.
  • Endoscopic treatment of upper, lower intestinal bleeding, and placement of gastrostomy tubes. Therapeutic E.R.C.P.
  • Over 6000 procedures performed annually, including banding esophageal varices, dilatation of esophageal stenosis, Achlasia, esophageal tumors, stent placement in esophagus, colon, biliary tree, frequent use of APC devices, and endoscopic placement of pancreatic stents.
 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY 2002 TO SEPTEMBER 2005

 

National Guard Hospital, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Associate Consultant,

Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology

  • Responsible for the therapeutic endoscopy that was done in the endoscopy unit. The Endoscopy Unit at National Guard hospital is a state of the art tertiary facility where numerous cases are referred from the kingdom and surrounding countries and at least 4000 cases are done annually. Tertiary care center for ERCP.The GI Service is a very busy and vibrant service with total commitment to patient care with a wide experience in Hepatology and General Gastroenterology.
  • Experience in management of liver transplant patients, where thirty cadaveric transplants were done annually at the Liver transplant Center.
JULY 2001 to January 2002-Vacation

 

 

July, 1998 – June 2001

University of Medicine and Dentistry, Camden, New Jersey United States.

Fellow in Gastroenterology/Hepatology

  • Involved in management of inpatients with a multitude of gastroenterology problems, including complex intestinal bleeding, radiation proctitis, and advanced biliary endoscopic management.
  • Diverse outpatient experience with transplantation rotations.
  • Formal training in endoscopic ultrasound at fellowship training at University of Medicine and Dentistry, Camden, New Jersey.
 

July 1995 – June 1998

University of Medicine and Dentistry,    Camden, New Jersey, United States.

Medical Resident

  • Categorical 3 year Internal medicine program.
  • Responsible for care of ICU, CCU, inpatients and outpatients with a multitude of medical problems.
  • Insertion of central venous catheters, Swan Ganz catheters, and arterial lines.
  • June 1994 – June 1995
  • Frankford Hospital, Temple University Hospital system, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Transitional Resident

  • Rotation in all specialties.
Education
  • Qualifications (Degrees, Diplomas, Licenses, Board Certifications)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP)
  • Fellow Of American College Of Gastroenterology(F.A.C.G)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine 1999
  • Diplomate American Board Of Gastroenterology 2007
  • Member of the American College of Gastroenterology (M.A.C.G.)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates – MD
  • Nebraska Medical Licensure
  • Alabama Medical Licensure
  • Arizona Medical Licensure
  • University (Graduate/Medical School)
  • Nishtar Medical College, Multan, Pakistan – 1990
Professional Memberships Member of American College of Physicians
Member of American Gastroenterology Association

Member Of American College Of Gastroenterology

Member Improving Clinical Outcomes Committee, DCH Hospital

Member of Various Committees at Mountain Vista Hospital,Mesa.

 

 

 

 

 

Abstracts / Presentations
  • Presented poster “Is Routine Ileoscopy during Colonoscopy Worthwhile” at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, annual session of Delaware Society of Endoscopy.
  • Presented poster “Retreatement of Ribavarin and Interferon Alpha 2B Receptors and Non-Responders to Monotherapy” during Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Presented abstract “H. Pylori Negative Chronic Gastritis” at the AGA, 1999.
References Available On Request.
Accreditations Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Languages

English and Urdu as well as Medical Arabic.

 

Interests

Swimming, Tennis, Enjoy traveling.