Dr. Basem Alkurdi is a transplant hepatologist with board certification in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
He previously served as medical director of the liver transplant program at the Transplant Institute of Florida at Largo Medical Center. Dr. Alkurdi received his medical degree from Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria. He completed training in internal medicine at Atlantic City Medical Center in New Jersey and later completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology, and advanced training in transplant hepatology, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Fluent in English and Arabic, Dr. Alkurdi has extensive experience in managing all aspects of advanced liver disease, including liver transplantation. His special interest is management of cirrhosis complications, liver transplant and viral hepatitis. Dr. Alkurdi is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American Society of Transplantation and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.