Dr. Esmail Elwazir
Board Certified Gastroenterology
Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I enjoy procedural aspects as well as the intellectual challenge of solving patients problems.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Colon cancer screening and surveillance, GERD and related disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis and GI disorders related to bone marrow transplantation.
Where did you study?
Undergrad: Michigan State University, Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, GI Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Traveling worldwide, visiting family, kiteboarding and hanging out together.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Phi Beta Kappa honor society (Michigan State University), Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society (Columbia University), D Magazine "best doctors list" multiple year
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
Arabic, Italian, Spanish and German.
Please list your professional affiliations.
American Gastro Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and American College of Gastroenterology.