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Dr. Sami is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Associate Professor at University College London (UCL) and University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is ranked #1 in London for Medicine and #10 in the world.
Dr. Sami trained at centres of excellence both in the UK and the USA including a dedicated advanced GI fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN which was recently ranked as the #1 hospital in the world!
He is the founder and director of Digestive Health UK. He has an exemplary track record in research, education and clinical care for patients. He completed a National Endoscopy Research Fellowship which lead to the award of a PhD. Since receiving his Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, has undertaken multiple teaching roles in undergraduate and postgraduate capabilities, as well as serving as a faculty member and speaker on several national and international courses and workshops.
Sarmed is proud to be the recipient of several prestigious awards including: the Cook Medical Marsha Dreyer award from the American Society for GI Endoscopy (ASGE); the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) out of programme award; and more recently, the Fellows-in-training award from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He is also the lead author and co-author of over 40 high impact peer-reviewed publications and research abstracts in the field of Gastroenterology including the current UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation.
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Capsule endoscopy
- Bravo pH capsule monitoring
- Stretta therapy
- Endoscopic resection
- HALO ablation
- Acid reflux (GORD or GERD), heartburn, and indigestion
- Swallowing problems, belching, and throat clearing
- Abdominal pain and bloating
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhoea, and constipation
- Barrett’s Oesophagus
- Eosinophilic oesophagitis
- Oesophageal strictures management (narrowing of the oesophagus)
- Oesophageal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions (dysplasia)
- Bowel cancer screening
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Coeliac disease
- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
USMLE - United States Medical Licensing Examination, USA, 2016
MRCP Gastroenterology - Royal College of Physicians, UK, 2016
PhD - University of Nottingham, UK, 2015
PGCME - University of York, UK, 2011
MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, UK, 2008
MBChB - Baghdad University, Iraq, 2003
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
Royal College of Physicians, UK
Medical Defence Union (MDU)
Dr Sami is an excellent gastroenterologist who provides holistic care to his patients.
I am delighted to recommend Dr Sami who is an excellent Gastroenterologist, endoscopist and general physician.
Dr Sami is an excellent and knowledgable gastroenterologist. He has a set of unique skills amongst his peers. I would highly recommend him.
For Upper GI gastroenterology