Digestive Disease Center


DDC is supervised by Dr. Mudassir S. Sheikh, a totally American trained and American qualified
physician with over 23 years of experience in USA and US-accredited hospital in Saudia Arabia.

Dr. Mudassir S. Sheikh
Diplomate American Board Of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellow of American College of Physicians
Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology


Education, Training & Achievements

  • MBBS from King Edward Medical College, Lahore with Distinction and Medals.
  • Internal Medicine training (3 year residency) from Lincoln Hospital-New York Medical College, New York
    and Mount Sinai Medical Center-University of Wisconsin Medical School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology training (3 year fellowship) from Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Published original gastrointestinal research in prestigious US medical journals (New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, etc).
  • Presented scientific papers at National and international meetings in USA.
  • During research in USA, in 1989, discovered a new phosphate binder - calcium acetate - that is being used all over the world including America as the best medicine to reduce phosphate absorption from intestine in chornic renal failure patients.
  • Participating almost every year in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy conferences and workshops mostly in USA.

Previous Appointments

  • Cheif, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Al-Noor Specialist Hopsital, Makkah Mukarramah.
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Saudia Aramco's Dhahran Health Center, Dhahran, Saudia Arabia.
  • Co-Director, Gastrointerstinal Research, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA.
  • Associate Attending, Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Doctors Hopsital, Lahore.
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