1983-1987 Residency, Internal Medicine, Damascus University
1982-1983 Rotating internship, Damascus University
1977-1982 Student, Damascus University, Faculty of Medicine
1974-1977 Althakafy School, Damascus, Syria
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES
1983 Doctor of Medicine diploma, Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
1990 Passed FMGEMS part two
1991 Passed FMGEMS part one
1992 Passed FLEX both parts
1994 Passed American Board of Internal Medicine examination.
1998 Texas medical license
1999 Board Certified, American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS
Practice in Critical Care Unit, Dar-Al-Shifa
July 1991-June 1994
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Barnabas Hospital, Affiliated with Cornell Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.
July 1994-August 1996
Practice in Internal Medicine, Hale County Hospital, Greensboro, AL.
Sept. 1996-August 1998
Fellowship in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, L.A.
Sept. 1998-November 1998
Preparing for American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism examination.
Practice in Diabetes and Endocrine Associates Clinic in McAllen, TX
Consultant in McAllen Medical Center, Rio Grande Hospital, Doctor’s Hospital, McAllen Heart hospital, Life Care Hospital and Mission Regional Hospital.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
The etiology, prevalence, and management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
Damascus University, Faculty Medicine, Damascus, Syria. Presented to the Graduation Committee, 1987
Study of the therapeutic level of disalcid (salicylsalicilic acid), at St. Barnabas Hospital, New York, 1994
Bowers CY, Reynolds GA, Kaf-Alghazal A, Albustamy A, Almasri A, Lopez A, Granda-Ayala R.
Indirect evidence for the existence of an endogenous putative GHRP hormone.
In: Program Endocrine Society 79th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, June 1997, p. 333
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
Fellow of the American College of Endocrinologya