Missouri Digestive Health Center - Fairview Clinic
101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO

Phone: 573-884-7600

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Phone: 573-884-7600

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University Hospital
1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO

Phone: 573-882-1434

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1. Missouri Digestive Health Center - Fairview Clinic

101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-884-7600
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: 573-884-7600
View Details
Get Directions

2. University Hospital

1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1434
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-4141
View Details
Get Directions




Education & Training

Medical School

Aga Khan Medical College


University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of IM - Gastroenterology


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Profile

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • General Gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise

  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus with Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Single balloon assisted deep Enteroscopy
  • Luminal stenting
  • Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy

Awards & Honors

  • 2018: Video Abstract “Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection (EFTR) of an Inverted Appendix” chosen as Honorable Mention at Digestive Diseases Week 2017.
  • 2009: Distinguished House Staff Award. Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.

Journal Editor/ Editorial Board Member

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology International Journal
  • Journal of Medical Students
  • Journal of Academic Hospital Medicine
  • Gastroenterology, Liver & Pancreatic diseases
  • World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System

Journal Reviewer

  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • World Journal of Gastroenterology.
  • World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
  • World Journal of Methodology.
  • World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology
  • Journal of Medical Students
  • EC Gastroenterology & Digestive System
  • Video GIE Journal


Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Rao S, Ashraf I, Mir F, Samiullah S, Ibdah JA, Tahan Dual infection with Hepatitis B and Epstein Barr Virus presenting with severe jaundice, coagulopathy and Hepatitis B virus chronicity outcome. American Journal of Case Reports: In Press
  • Chaudhary M, Bhurgri H, Samiullah S, Ahlawat All that glitters is not gold: Gastric Adenocarcinoma with medullary pattern presenting as submucosal lesion. Endoscopic Ultrasound: In Press
  • Samiullah, Bhurgri H, Sohail U. Eosinophilic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Prim Care. 2016 Sep;43(3):495-504. PubMed PMID: 27545738.
  • Churrango G, Deutsch J, Dinneen H, Churrango J, Samiullah S, Ahlawat Minimizing radiation exposure during ERCP by avoiding live or continuous fluoroscopy . J Clin Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov-­‐Dec: 49 (10): e96 – e100 PMID:26191644
  • Okoronkwo, Samiullah S, Churrango G, Wang Multiple duodenal diverticula: A rare cause of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding and hemodynamic instability. J Med Cases 2015. June (10): 444-­‐446
  • Samiullah S, Kim K, Yoon E, Wang What goes in should not always come out: Migration of a prosthetic mesocaval shunt via erosion through the duodenum. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015. May;81(5):1298-­‐9 PMID: 25864900
  • Bhurgri H, Samiullah S, Klein K, Ahlawat Chasing zebras: Large hyperplastic gastric polyp with inflammatory fibroid change. Gastrointest Endosc 2015. Apr;81 (4):1051-­‐2. PMID: 25805482
  • Samiullah S, Bhurgri H, Razvi R, Ahlawat “Salvaging a sticky situation”: a stuck PolyLoop. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Apr;79(4):695-­‐6. PMID: 24630088.
  • Bhurgri H, Samiullah S, Dave V, Lenza “Hard to swallow” Colon adenocarcinoma in esophagus. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Apr;79(4):696-­‐8. PMID: 24630089
  • Samiullah S, Bhurgri H, Tufail M et Metastatic Gastric MALT lymphoma masquerading as pulmonary infiltrates with a dramatic response to chemotherapy. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Dec;45 Suppl 1:151-­‐4 PMID:24699985
  • Samiullah S, Samad F, Tang YM et Double lumen esophagus: A rare complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dig Endosc. 2014 Mar;26(2):282-­‐4. Epub 2013 Mar 5. PMID: 23461771. Cited by 5
  • Dinneen HS, Samiullah S, Lenza Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia: A rare extra-­‐intestinal manifestation of Crohn's disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2014 Feb;8(2):177-­‐8. Epub 2013 Oct 3. PMID: 24090908
  • Samiullah S, Dinneen HS, Klein KM, Demyen Endoscopic appearance of duodenal mucosa in GI leishmaniasis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Dec; 78(6):962-­‐3. PMID: 24237951.

Book Chapters

  • 2016: “Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders”. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Publisher: ELSEVEIR

Scientific Presentations/Published Abstracts

  • American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2016: Abstracts published in American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2016 Volume 111: Supplementary
  • Mir F, Ashraf I, Tahan V, SamiullahAn infected duodenal peri-­‐ampullary diverticulum mimicking a pancreatic head
  • Sirish R, Ashraf I, Mir F, Samiullah, Ibdah JA, Tahan Dual infection with hepatitis B and Ebstein-­‐Barr virus presenting with severe jaundice, coagulopathy and hepatitis B virus chronicity outcome
  • American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2015: Abstracts published in American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2015 Volume 110: Supplementary
  • Churrango G, Deutsch J, Dineen H, Churrango J, Samiullah S, Ahlawat Fluoroscopic Technique in ERCP Matters More Than Experience for Radiation Exposure.
  • Babar A, Choudhary M, Churrango, Samiullah S, Wang Triple Lumen Esophagus
  • Choudhary M, Bhurgri H, Samiullah S, Galan M, Ahlawat All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Gastric Adenocarcinoma With Medullary Pattern Presenting as Submucosal Lesion
  • Bhurgri H, Samiullah S, Ahlawat Gastric Calcifying Fibrous Tumor Mimicking Gastro-­‐intestinal Stromal Tumor
  • Bhurgri H, Lenza C, Samiullah S, Arrigo R ,Vossough Hematemesis in a Patient With a Bariatric Intragastric Balloon
  • Churrango G, Churrango J, Samiullah S, Brelvi Diverticular Disease in a Transposed Colon
  • American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2014: Abstracts published in American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2014 Volume 109: Supplementary
  • Samiullah, Dineen S, Churrango G et Outcomes of unsuccessful ERCPs at a tertiary care center.
  • American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting 2013: Abstracts published in American Journal of Gastroenterology October 2013. Volume 108: Supplementary
  • Patel N, Ahuja N, Samiullah S, Samatha A Case of CMV hepatitis in a post liver transplant recipient presenting with tacrolimus toxicity.
  • Samiullah, Bhurgri H, Samad F et Gastric & Duodenal Pseudomelanois: A rare entity – Report of 5 cases.
  • Samiullah, Dinneen S, Marium et Endoscopic appearance of duodenum in GI leishmaniasis.
  • Samad F, Samiullah, Bhurgri H et Mediastinitis mimicking Esophageal Perforation after Esophageal Botulinum Toxin Injection.
  • Churrango J, Samiullah, Samad F et No Going Back: Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension in HIV-­‐Infected Patient, 15 Years after Exposure to Didanosine.
  • Samiullah, Bhurgri H, Churrango J et Prevalence of prior Helicobacter Pylori infection in patients with delayed gastric emptying and functional dyspepsia.
  • Bhurgri H, Samiullah, Brelvi Gastric Reprogramming: Using Erythromycin as pulse treatment for gastroparesis.
  • Protopapas G, Samiullah, Klein Micropapillary Adenocarcinoma of the Colon: An Uncommon Variant and Location.
  • Bhurgri H, Kern J, SamiullahPrimary colorectal Non-­‐Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the setting of Ulcerative Colitis: a rare occurrence with an unusual presentation.
  • Okoronkwo N, Samiullah, Chauhan Rectal foreign body: A case of voluntary insertion of a perfume bottle after intoxication.
  • Dave V, Bhurgri H, Samiullah S et al Esophageal Metastasis from Colonic Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Occurrence Presenting As a Fungating Mass with Dysphagia