9 GI leaders to know for November

Becker's ASC Review profiled nine gastroenterologists in November:

Christie Choi, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Texas Digestive Disease Consultants in Plano.
Dr. Choi specializes in inflammatory bowel disease as well as gastric cancer and its predispositions.

Clark Harrison, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Gastroenterology Consultants in Reno, Nev. He has been in practice since 1992.

John Hinds, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Seattle Gastroenterology Associates. Dr. Hinds specializes in gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon cancer screening, fecal incontinence and general gastroenterology.

Thomas Ma, MD, is a gastroenterologist who will join State College, Pa.-based Penn State College of Medicine, to serve as chair of the department of medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He is internationally known for his research on defective intestinal barriers and how they cause inflammatory bowel diseases.

Sam Moussa, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Tucson, Ariz.-based Adobe Gastroenterology. Tucson Lifestyle Magazine named him one of its "Best GI Doctors."

Fadel Nammour, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Dakota Gastroenterology Clinic. Dr. Nammour is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and of the American College of Physicians. He also serves on the North Dakota Medical Association's executive committee.

Oscar Ramirez, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Gastroenterology Consultants of San Antonio. Dr. Ramirez earned his medical degree from Guatemala City, Guatemala-based Francisco Marroquin University Guatemala City. He completed a residency at the university before coming to America. He then completed a residency and fellowship at Lubbock-based Texas Tech University.

James Singer, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Arizona Digestive Health in Glendale. He is an American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy member.

John Vainder, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Illinois Gastroenterology Group in Evanston. Dr. Vainder earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed an internship and residency at Chicago-based Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a fellowship at Hines (Ill.) Veterans Administration Hospital.

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