Dr. Ammar Ghazale

Dr. Ammar Ghazale, MD

Clemenceau Medical Center,Clemenceau,Hamra,Beirut

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  • Started Practice
  • Education
    Medical School: American University of Beirut, Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, Fellowship:Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2005-2008. University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI Interventional Endoscopy Fellowship (Endoscopic Ultrasound/ERCP/Advanced Endoscopy), 2008-2009
  • Board certification
    Internal Medicine, Board Certified (American Board of Internal Medicine, ABIM), 2004 Gastroenterology, Board Certified, (American Board of Internal Medicine, ABIM), 2008
  • Hospital Affiliation
    Clemenceau Medical Center
  • Research & Clinical Interest
    Oseini AM, Chaiteerakij R, Shire AM, Ghazale A, Kaiya J. Utility of Serum IgG4 in Distinguishing IgG4- associated Cholangitis from Cholangiocarcinoma. Hepatology 2011, Sep 2;54(3):940-8
    Takahashi N, Ghazale A, Smyrk TC, Mandrekar JN, Chari ST. Possible Association between IgG4- Associated Systemic Disease with or without Autoimmune Pancreatitis and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Pancreas 2009,38(5):523-6
    Ghazale A, Chari ST, Zhang L, Smyrk T, Levy MJ, et al. IgG4-associated Cholangitis (IAC): Clinical Profile and Response to Therapy. Gastroenterology 2008,134(3):706-715
    Ghazale A, Chari ST, Vege SS. Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Autoimmune Pancreatitis. Current Gastroenterology Reports 2008,10(2):115-121
    Hoteit M, Ghazale A, Bain A, Rosenberg E, Easley K, Anania F, et al. MELD score vs. Child score in predicting the outcome of surgical procedures in patients with cirrhosis. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2008,14(11):1774-1780
    Ghazale A, Chari ST. Optimizing corticosteroid treatment in Autoimmune Pancreatitis. Gut 2007,56(12):1650-2
    Ghazale A, Chari ST, Smyrk T, Levy MJ, Topazian M, et al. Value of serum IgG4 levels in diagnosing autoimmune pancreatitis and in differentiating it from pancreatic cancer. Am J Gastroenterol 2007, 102(8):1646-53 Ghazale A, Chari S. Is Autoimmune Pancreatitis a Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer? Pancreas 2007,35(4):376
    Obideen M K, Wehbi M, Ghazale A, Martinez E, Cai Q. Efficacy and Safety of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt in the Treatment of Nongastric Extraesophageal Variceal Bleeding. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2004, 38(4):373-376 Smith K, Nam J, Ghazale A, Cai Q. Severe Esophagitis Healed in Less Than a Week with Intravenous Pantoprazole. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2003, 36(1):78
    Book Chapters
    Ghazale A, Chari ST, Autoimmune pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer: How do they differ? In: Shrikhande S, Friess H, Buchler M, eds. Surgery of Pancreatic Tumors, 1st ed. New Del
  • Professional Membership
    Lebanese Order of Physicians American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • Achievement & Recognition
    Instructor of Medicine, Faculty, University of Michigan Health System, 2008

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