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Dr. Jamal is a general gastroenterologist with additional training and expertise in liver diseases (hepatology). With the assistance of a nurse practitioner and dietician, Dr. Jamal leads the Liver Clinic which focuses on patients with complicated liver diseases that require more intensive management. This clinic has access to state of the art imaging, interventional radiologists, oncologists, and Hepatobiliary surgeons in order to provide truly comprehensive attention to our patients. A newly available technology called the Fibroscan will enhance our accuracy for assessing damage to the liver without having to do a liver biopsy.
Another passion of Dr. Jamal’s is the development of clinical research trials. This will open up new opportunities for our patients with specific GI diseases. Our most recent trials have been for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis, constipation and patients with low platelets from cirrhosis of the liver.
Dr. Jamal is also our center’s expert for the treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition which can lead to esophageal cancer. He utilizes a technology called radiofrequency ablation and/or cryotherapy in order to eliminate the Barrett’s esophagus all through noninvasive means.
Dr. Jamal has a passion for teaching students, nurses and physicians. He is focused on providing compassionate care as part of a team of excellent physicians which is what keeps him glued to the St. Jude Heritage family.
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Dr. Jamal listened to my concerns and gave me information on how to prevent further issues, how to treat current issues, and recommended a colonoscopy to make sure there were no underlying issues. He gave me the pros and cons of the 2 procedures available to me. I highly recommend.
Dr. Jamal is AEWSOME!!! He is real laid back and let's you talk and ask questions!!! He listens well and smiles, like he knows you!!! He always comforts you and talks like all will be looked into......."Let's get started", he would say!!! I am grateful for such a Doctor! I love all my Doctors!!! Thank You! St. Joseph Health!!! ;-)))
Always helpful and considerate!
Dr Jamal is great
helpful and Thank you
I had a good visit
Dr Jamal was able to access my chart and give view access. that was so nice
Not very well organized.
Dr Jamal was very thorough, answered all my questions & explained procedure so that I understood what he was talking about. He made arrangements with his office to schedule me for a colonoscopy.