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


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.



Practice in Critical Care Unit, Dar-Al-Shifa

Hospital,Damascus, Syria

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.

December 1998-Present

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.


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

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