Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Khurram Mazhar, who serves the military veteran population of North Texas
Specialty: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Hospital Affiliation: Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System (Dallas VA Medical Center) and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Education: Dr. Mazhar graduated with his Medical Degree in 2006 from Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL.
Experience: After obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Mazhar completed his internal medicine residency with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Wanting to further his training, he completed his Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Fellowship with Baylor College of Medicine and his Gastroenterology Fellowship with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is dual certified both in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Current Position: Dr. Mazhar currently practices with the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System. He is also an Assistant Professor with the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Gastroenterology: This is the activity and disease of the digestive organs. The focus is on the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the physiology of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine, the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and pancreatitis.
Learn More about Dr. Khurram Mazhar:
Through the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System https://www.northtexas.va.gov/ where he can be contacted at 1-877-222-VETS (8387) and is located in Dallas, Texas
His University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center profile, https://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/118840/khurram-mazhar.html.
His Findatopdoc.com Profile: https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/82735783-Khurram-Mazhar-Gastroenterologist