Education & Training

Medical School

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College


Internal Medicine

  • University of Texas Health Science Center Houston



  • University of Texas Medical Branch


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


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine


One Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

F. (573) 884-4595

Research Interests

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Fecal Microbiome Transplantation

Awards & Honors

  • Arnold P Gold Foundation, Gold Humanism Honor Society; Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015; University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas


  • Nirav Thosani, Yezaz A Ghouri, Neeraj Shah, Shiela Reddy, Gaurav Arora, Larry D Scott. Lifethreatening gastrointestinal bleeding in Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Endoscopy 2013; 45, Suppl 2 (Pub Med ID: 23888458).
  • Somashekar Krishna, Yezaz A Ghouri, Rei Suzuki, Manoop Bhutani. Uterine cervical cancer metastases to mediastinal lymph nodes diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration. Endoscopic Ultrasound 2013 Oct; 2(4):219-21 (Pub Med ID: 24949399).
  • Jay Chouhan, Yezaz A Ghouri, Katherine Jelinek. Mallory-Weiss Tear in the Duodenum. ACG Case Rep J 2014 July 8; 1(4):204-5 (PubMed ID: 26157877).
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Erik Rahimi, Joseph Krill, Katherine Jelinek, Andrew Dupont. Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials Showing Efficacy of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Clinical & Experimental Gastroenterology 2014 Dec 9; 7:473-87 (PubMed ID: 25525379).
  • Nirav Thosani, Bhavana Rao, Yezaz A Ghouri, Mehnaz Shafi, Atila Ertan, Sushovan Guha. Role of Argon Plasma Coagulation in management of bleeding GI tumors: Evaluating Outcomes and Survival. Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology 2014 Dec; 25 Suppl 1:38-42 (Pub Med ID: 25910365).
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Idrees Mian, Boris Blechacz. A Review of Cholangiocarcinoma. MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. MD Anderson Cancer Center and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Journal of Carcinogenesis 2015 Feb 23; 14:1 (PubMed ID: 25788866).
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Idrees Mian, Gitanjali Bhattacharjee, Modushudan Bhattacharjee. Hydropic Gallbladder in Three Patients with Poorly Controlled Diabetes Mellitus: What Constitutes Optimal Management? Journal of Pancreas 2015 May 20; 16(3):290-294.
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Somashekar Krishna, Manoop S Bhutani, William Ross. A Cases Series and Literature Review of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastasizing to Pancreas. Digestive Disease Sciences 2015 July; 60(7):2211 (PubMed ID: 25586085).
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Jay Chouhan, Lauren Hoffman, Sushovan Guha. Case series and a review of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. SM Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2015; 1(1):1002.
  • Yezaz A Ghouri, Idrees Mian, Julie Rowe; Review of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Epidemiology, Etiology and Pathogenesis. Journal of Carcinogenesis, under review.