Hashem B. El-seragMD, MPH
Hashem B El-Serag, MD, MPH, is the Dan L. Duncan Endowed Professor of Medicine, Director of the NIH funded Texas Digestive Disease Center, and Chairman of the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He received his medical degree from Al-Arab Medical University in Libya, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Greenwich Hospital, Yale University, and completed a fellowship in Clinical Gastroenterology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, where he also earned his master’s degree in public health.
His research focuses on the clinical epidemiology and outcomes of several liver disorders, including GERD, Barrett's esophagus, hepatocellular carcinoma, and hepatitis C. Dr. El-Serag has over 400 articles published in notable academic journals, such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Hepatology. He has assumed several leadership roles in national organizations including the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigators and Association of American Physicians.