Education & Training

Medical School

University of Jordan


Internal Medicine

  • Seton Hall University-GME


Internal Medicine

  • Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center



  • Albany Medical Center Hospital


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology


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Academic Information

Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Malignancy

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology
  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

Awards & Honors

  • GI Human of the Year Award Winner, University of Missouri Academic year 2022/2023
  • GI Faculty of the Year (Excellence in Clinical Service), University of Missouri, Academic year 2022/2023
  • The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Recognition Award for outstanding Service as ACG Governor for West Virginia 2008-2014

Professional Societies

  • Current Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Current WV State Medical Association
  • Current Monongalia County Medical Society


  • Grand Rounds presentation January 19th, 2023, 9Pancreatic Fluid Collections: An Update)
  • IM Resident Noon lecture, January 25th, 2023 (The Role of endoscopy in Acute Pancreatitis and Acute Biliary Cholangitis)
  • The Educational Series for the General GI Fellowship program (MizzouGI PEARLS: Patient-centered Explorations in Active Reasoning, Learning, and GI Solutions).
  • Pancreatic Fluid Collections (PFCs): An Update; Medical Grand Rounds Presentation, University of Missouri January 2023.
  • Emergency Department Burden of Esophageal food Bolus Impaction in the United States: An Observational study, DDW 2023.
  • Clinical Characteristics and Liver Biopsy Comparison of Bariatric Surgery Patients and Liver Clinic patients for NAFLD or Suspected NASH: An Observational Study, DDW 2023.
  • Pancreatitis Associated with Intragastric Balloons Insertion: A systematic Review, DDW 2023.
  • A Groovy Mystery: Identification of Groove Pancreatitis Following ERCP at an Outside Medical Facility, Case Report, and literature review, DDW 2023.
  • Groove Pancreatitis: A Review Article, StatPearls December 2022
  • An uncommon cause for common symptoms of Abdominal pain and Diarrhea; A case report of Human Intestinal Spirochetosis in an immune-competent patient. Case Report and literature Review, ACG 2022.
  • Blame it on the Bamboo Stump: Pancreatic Ductal Disruption successfully managed with Two-step Endoscopic Therapy. A case Report and Literature Review, ACG 2022.
  • Endoscopic management of Mirizzi syndrome. The American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2021, volume 116, p S1483.
  • Idiopathic pancreatitis in COVID. Pancreatic Disorders and therapy journal, Vol.11, Iss.4 No:1000219.
  • Food impactions are not created equal: A case report and Literature Review, ACG 2020.
  • Autoimmune Pancreatitis related to Covid-19 infection; Case Report and Literature Review, ACG 2020.
  •  Mirrizzi Syndrome diagnosed by upper endoscopic ultrasound, Case Report and Literature Review, ACG 2020.
  • Menetrierr Disease presenting as Gastric mass, Case Report and Literature Review, ACG 2020.

Book Chapters

  • Sharma N, Mubarak M, Basar O, Daglilar E, Tahan V. Updated hepatitis C treatment per recent international guidelines. Viral Hepatitis. Cambridge Scholars. Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2021 (Accepted-In print).

Abstracts & Posters

  • Food impactions are not created equal;  Autoimmune Pancreatitis related to Covid-19 infection. Submitted. ACG 2021
  • Mirrizzi Syndrome diagnosed by upper endoscopic ultrasound. Submitted. ACG 2021
  • Menetrierr Disease presenting as Gastric mass, Abstract presented by my residents, at the ACG 2020