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Sami A. Almaskeen, BSc, M.D.

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Sami A. Almaskeen, BSc, M.D.

About the provider

Dr. Sami A. Almaskeen is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist specializing in the treatment and prevention of diseases and disorders of the digestive tract. Notably, Dr. Almaskeen has completed additional training in Advanced Endoscopy. He is able to perform more advanced endoscopic procedures and specializes in biliary diseases and disorders.

Dr. Almaskeen served as an organizer and member of global activities for The United Nations and is fluent in English and Arabic. He has published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine, Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society and the Journal of Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Dr. Almaskeen’s specialties include: luminal stenting, double balloon enteroscopy, endoscopic mucosal resection, radiofrequency ablation, endoscopic dilation, feeding tube placement
fistula closure and endoscopic bariatric therapy, including intragastric balloon placement, AspireAssist therapy, sleeve gastroplasty.

Among his areas of expertise are procedures for diagnosis and treatment such as advanced therapeutic endoscopy, diagnosis and treatment of biliary disease and disorders, endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, and endoscopic mucosal resection.

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Subspecialty
Education

Medical Education

  • Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

Residency

  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Fellowship

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA - Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO - Gastroenterology
Areas of Expertise
  • Gastroenterology

Practice locations

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