Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Ahmed came to UAB in November 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Interventional Endoscopy in the Basil I. Hirschowitz Center of Endoscopic Excellence.   He received his training in Advanced Endoscopy at Yale University after completing his Fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.  He obtained his medical degree at SUNY. His interests are in ERCP, therapeutic EUS, EMR, cystgastrostomy, endoscopic suturing, luminal stenting, dilation, enteroscopy, optically enhanced endoscopy, endoscopic obesity management and general gastroenterology procedures.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 New and Emerging Technology in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Cysts 2021
    2021 Enterocutaneous fistula closure using a balloon-assisted enteroscope preloaded with an over-the-scope clip - Narrowing the gapEndoscopy2021
    2021 Extreme endoscopy: Direct jejunostomy, re-anastomosis of bowel, percutaneous assisted transprosthetic endoscopic drainage in Roux-en-Y gastric bypassEndoscopy2021
    2021 New and emerging technology in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cysts 2021
    2020 Endoscopic therapy for bleeding small-bowel venous malformationsVideogie.  5:492-493. 2020
    2020 Sa1278 THIRD SPACE ENDOSCOPY AFTER FORMAL ENDOSCOPY ADVANCED FELLOWSHIP TRAINING IN THE US: IS IT TIME FOR ESTABLISHED TRAINING?Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  91:AB146-AB146. 2020
    2020 Endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage of pancreatic walled-off necrosis using 20-mm versus 15-mm lumen-apposing metal stents: An international, multicenter, case-matched studyEndoscopy.  52:211-219. 2020
    2019 Safety and efficacy of the use of lumen-apposing metal stents in the management of postoperative fluid collections: A large, international, multicenter studyEndoscopy.  51:715-721. 2019
    2018 Molecular analysis of pancreatic cyst fluid changes clinical managementEndoscopic Ultrasound.  7:29-29. 2018
    2017 Fine-needle aspiration findings of a rare hematopoietic neoplasm presenting as obstructive jaundiceDiagnostic Cytopathology.  45:1142-1147. 2017
    2017 A rare finding of colonic malakoplakiaPractical Gastroenterology.  41:52-66. 2017
    2017 Overtube-assisted EUS with FNA for esophageal stenosisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  86:243-244. 2017
    2017 Overtube-assisted EUS with FNA for esophageal stenosisVideogie.  2:141-142. 2017
    2017 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography cannulation in the difficult duct: Which technique should you pull out of your bag?Digestive Endoscopy.  29:149-151. 2017
    2016 Endoscopic removal of a mesh penetrating into the esophagus using overtube-assisted endoscopy, fully covered metal stent, and over-the-scope clipGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  84:523. 2016
    2016 Confocal laser endomicroscopy features of sessile serrated adenomas/polypsUnited European Gastroenterology Journal.  4:599-603. 2016
    2015 Is Advanced Endoscopy Training Worth It?Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  13:1218-1220. 2015
    2003 Living donor liver transplantation in a patient with hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma [2]Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  37:349-350. 2003
    2003 Prophylaxis against chemotherapy-induced reactivation of hepatitis B virus infection with lamivudineJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology.  37:68-71. 2003
    1991 Evidence for proximal control of ligand specificity in hemeproteins: Absorption and Raman studies of cryogenically trapped photoproducts of ligand bound myoglobinsChemical Physics.  158:329-351. 1991

    Research Overview

  • Therapeutic endoscopy
    Pancreatobiliary Cancer
    Pancreatic Necrosis
    Pancreatic Cysts
    Healthcare economics
    Ergonomics
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    Education And Training

  • North Shore University Hospital Medicine, Internship
  • NYP/Columbia University Medical Center Medicine, Residency
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Yale University School of Medicine School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York System : Buffalo 2008
  • Full Name

  • Ali Ahmed